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Kraken’s unique approach to modular layouts

Boat-buyers seeking their dream yacht are often disappointed to discover that unless they pay a prohibitive price for a fully customised interior the only option left is a handful of layouts enthusiastically promoted by the builder. That is why we are offering a new approach. All our yachts are divided into modules: Aft, Midship and Bow with multiple layout options for each section.

Each module is independent of the others, meaning the buyer can mix and match. We achieve this by keeping the hull structure and key structural bulkheads the same for all the layouts thereby fitting the furniture inside without incurring extra cost.

Building your Kraken 50

The buyer starts off by choosing between two options for the Aft section (Module A):

A1

Two single berths. By placing the aft head in the middle of the boat we have generated space for two single cabins on each side. Berths lift on gas struts to provide ample storage beneath. For taller clients the aft head can be converted into a wet room. This layout also benefits from a bigger engine room.

A2

Master cabin. For cruising couples. A spacious master cabin with a large double bed in the centre. Large hanging and cupboard storage on either side as well as top down access storage by the head of the bed and beneath it. A well-sized head provides an enclosed shower rivalling those fitted to much larger yachts.


With the Amidship section (Module B), the buyer can truly stamp his personality aboard. All options feature three distinct components paramount to an authentic blue water cruiser: 

All Amidship sections comprise of:

• A spacious and ergonomic galley that functions as well in calm as in rough conditions. 
• A wet gear locker close to the companionway, which is vented and heated for quick drying. 
• A raised nav station that provides exceptional visibility from inside the boat.


B1

Spacious and open. A folding table serves both sides of the saloon and seats up to eight people. The port side bench acts as a pilot berth and the folded table of the starboard side can be lowered to create a double bed. A raised nav station in the aft end of the saloon provides on watch visibility while staying warm and dry below. 

B2

U-Shaped Saloon. The table can be lowered to provide a double bed. The nav station is located at the front of the saloon with a view of the sails and the sea. Behind it you can find an ice-maker as well as a wet locker.

B3

Curved saloon. Seating which shadows the shape of the sheerline and deck are brought further inboard to provide greater stowage capabilities in the saloon. The raised nav station is also provided.

B4

Raised Saloon. While seated at the table crew enjoy uninterrupted views of the exterior with the whole seating area at the same height as the forward nav station. 

C1

Master Bow. A single cabin featuring a double bed on the starboard side and an en-suite head to port with a dedicated shower cubicle. Forward in this example there is a vanity desk with a set of drawers and a lifting desk top with a mirror on the underside. Opposite is a wardrobe and drawers. Alternatively a washing machine and dryer could be fitted. With this layout a full-size lazarette is available.

C2

Double Bow. Designed to maximise the number of people that can sleep on the boat, this layout features a double bed cabin in the forepeak and a bunk cabin just forward of the mast. Paired with the U-shaped saloon and the two singles aft this makes for a great charter layout or for owners expect a full guest list. This layout features a day head. 

C3

Triple Bow is a two cabin arrangement which retains the bunk cabin from the double bow, but converts the other cabin to a single bed to port and a storage/desk area to starboard. The storage space to starboard has room for a washing machine. Also fitted with a lazarette. 

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