The fleet

The boats of your cruise in Japan

By arnaud In Cruises


On all our boats, the layout gives priority to life at sea as well as in port. During your cruise you will enjoy the luxury of the Japanese style art of living. The details in the foldings, the precision in decoration, the extreme refinement in the attentions for which you are at the center. As a welcome, Japan Yacht Charter will certainly offer you a range that you will keep in memory … Three boats are proposed: sharing a unique moment on a Grand Banks 47, on « Eve VII », a Dufour 40 or on « Cara », a Lagoon 400S2 or enjoy our new boat: a GibSea 52 !
Gibsea 52

GibSea 52

Designed by the Joubert / Nivelt tandem, this sailboat offers a large habitable volume with a deck plan with two cockpits and a forward cabin. Of very good quality of construction, perfectly equipped, this great sailboat will be able to satisfy your desires of cruise, especially in the sea of Seto.

In the early 1990s, this model was manufactured by the largest French shipyard. Three double cabins, each with WC, plus a forward cabin for the sailors accessible by the bridge. Double cockpit, separated into two distinct areas: the aft area, with a large wheel rudder and all maneuvering at hand, and forward along the entrance a second cockpit for passengers, which can be transformed for outdoor dining. Well equipped with beautiful finishes, comfortable and spacious interiors, this boat has been chosen for your cruises in the Sea of Seto.

ShipyardGibert Marine / FR
ArchitectsMichel Joubert & Bernard Nivelt
Length16 m
Width4.6 m
Cabins3 double cabins + 2 berths
Draught2.30 m
Displacement17 T
Sailsroller furling
Water800 l
Fuel 750 l
MotorisationVOLVO AD31(105PS×1)
ConfortAir conditioning, barbecue, refrigerator

Dufour 40 dans la mer de Seto

The “Eve VII”, a Dufour 40

The Dufour 40 is a universally acclaimed yacht. Its fluid and aggressive lines boast a high speeding potential at all speeds. His performances are of course prolonged by his extraordinary comfort. Simplified maneuvers, easy circulation on the deck, a huge interior for living at sea. With its powerful hull, its straight bow, its discreet and elegant deckhouse, the DUFOUR 40 stands out as a benchmark in its class. Aboard the “Eve VII”, one is astonished by the accuracy of Japanese decor, the comfort of the berths, the volume of wardrobes and the ease of movement. With its secured descent, its large chart table and its large L-shaped kitchen, the wardroom offers a large living space. But it is certainly from the cockpit or the deck that you enjoy the beautiful scenery of the sea of Seto

Capacity: 6 adults. 3 double cabins, 2 toilets/showers. Air conditionned, generator 220V, dessalinisator, coffee machine.

Overall length:12,32 m
Width:3,90 m
Cabins:3 doubles
Toilets & showers:2
Motorization:39 CV
Sails:89 m²
Generator:220 V 50 Hz
Air Conditionning:Yes
Nautical activitiesFins Masks Snorkels

Lagoon 400S2 dans la mer de Seto

The “Cara”, a Lagoon 400S2

Between harmony and balance, the Lagoon 400 has managed to combine beautiful living spaces and nautical performances. Comfortable and safe, this sea catamaran generously accommodates up to 6 adults (+ 2 children). Aboard the “Cara” you will find in each cabin, a Japanese decoration. Enjoy with a square and a walk-in cockpit stunning views of the Sea of Seto. Outside its rigid bimini in line with the deckhouse offers very good protection from the sun as well as softened lines. Circulation on the rear is easy and well protected, and it skirts allow an easy climbing aboard. Inside, large windows hulls provide exceptional light to the wardroom. The front cabins feature a double bed convertible into twin beds.

Capacity: 6 adults (+2 children). 1 suite, 2 double cabins, 1 forward space that can accommodate children, 2 toilets/showers. Air conditioning, 220V generator, dessalinisator, coffee machine.

Overall length:11,97 m
Width:7,25 m
Draft:1,21 m
Cabins:1suite + 2 doubles + 1 forward space
Toilets & showers:2
Motorization: 2x29 CV
Sails:84 m²
Generator220 V 50 Hz
Air ConditionningYes
Nautical activitiesFins Masks Snorkels

Grand Banks dans la mer de Séto

Grand Banks 47

The Grand Banks is a superb wooden yacht built by American Marine shipyard in Singapore. The quality of construction is exceptional. The Grand Banks offers a very high level of comfort: 2 spacious cabins equipped with large comfortable beds (140 × 200) each with shower and toilet, equipped kitchen, a large spacious saloon which can accommodate 8 guests at the table. The upper deck offers a magnificent high view on the water. The deck is protected by the bimini. The vessel has a great autonomy with its tanks of 2 × 1,000 liters of diesel and 1,000 liters of water for your comfort and safety.
Capacity: 4 adults. 2 double cabins, 2 showers/toilets. Air conditioning, 220V generator, desalinited water, coffee maker

Overall length:16,04 m
Width:4,80 m
Draft:1,17 m
Toilets & showers2
Generator220 V 50 Hz
Air ConditionningYes
Nautical activitiesFins Masks Snorkels