Nautitech 40 Open (South Carolina)

Presented By Will @ The Multihull Company

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Asking: $435,000 (USD) Location: Charleston, SC, US (South Carolina)
S/V Supernova is a Charleston, SC, US based 2018 Nautitech 40 Open Catamaran For Sale By Broker
This catamaran owner requires financial settlement only. No trades.
Responses to inquiries may come from a broker, and this sale may include brokerage fees.

“Supernova” – 2018 Nautitech 40 Open 3 cabin owner’s version conveniently located in Downtown Charleston.

The Nautitech Open 40 is renowned for is unique layout with deck, cockpit, and salon all on one level resulting in a very comfortable layout which incorporates numerous smart design features to give it the feel of a much larger catamaran. Its lightweight construction and streamline design ensure an extremely maneuverable and sporty sailing experience. The two outboard helm stations provided exceptional visibility and add further to the thrill of sailing this fantastic catamaran.

The 40 Open has been designed for lovers of sailing and good life. This luxury catamaran combines sailing sensations and absolute comfort on board, so that you never have to choose between the two. Whether you are an experienced skipper or a beginner cruiser, the 40 Open will take you and your family on a journey of discovery at sea. Beautiful moments of sharing on the horizon.

This catamaran has an open living space with the deck, the cockpit and the saloon all being on the same level. A cozy and beautiful atmosphere full of conviviality. This is where the concept of the “Open” lies. Beautiful volumes, natural light and comfort are the main characteristics of this outstanding catamaran which can accommodate up to 8 people. The 40 Open is the perfect illustration of the French expertise in catamarans.

Selling features

  • 600 amp hrs of Victron Lithium batteries
  • Fully air-conditioned
  • 6.5 kva Onan generator (1300 hrs)
  • Furling code zero with Bow sprint
  • B&G electronics package
  • Spectra water maker
  • Low engine and generator hours
  • Lightweight composite construction
Catamaran Name:S/V Supernova
Model:40 Open
Year Built:2018
Designer:Marc Lombard Yacht Design Group
Loa:11,98 m / 39’4’’
Lwl:11,94 m / 39’2’’
Beam:6,91 m / 22’8’’
Draft:1,35 m / 4’5’’
Displacement:8,5 t / 18 743 lbs
Fuel Tanks:2 (215 Gallons)
Water Tanks:2 (215 Gallons)
Cabins: 3
Heads: 2
Engines:2 x Volvo D1-30 30 hp
Engine Hours:780 each
Sails:Fully battened mainsail w/ 3 reef points
Mainsail cover w/ lazyjacks

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  • Keel: Twin Keel


  • Length Overall: 40 ft
  • Max Draft: 4' 3"
  • Beam Measure: 22' 6"


  • Total Power: 60
  • Engine Brand: Volvo
  • Engine Model: D1-30
  • Engine Type: Inboard
  • Engine/Fuel Type: Diesel
  • Engine Power: 30 hp
  • Total Power: 60
  • Engine Brand: Volvo
  • Engine Model: D1-30
  • Engine Type: Inboard
  • Engine/Fuel Type: Diesel
  • Engine Power: 30 hp


  • 2 x 30hp Volvo Penta (Saildrive) D1-30F diesel engines. Port: ~780 Hrs Starboard: ~780 Hrs
  • 3-blade Volvo folding propellers

On Deck

  • Aft sun net for cockpit enclosure
  • Sunbrella covers, helm stations and helm seats
  • Cushions for front deck lounge area
  • Windshield cover

Sails & Rigging

  • Fully battened mainsail w/ 3 reef points
  • Mainsail cover w/ lazyjacks
  • Self-tacking roller-furling jib
  • Bowsprit, dynema halyard, furler, blocks and stoppers (for code zero)
  • Lewmar electric main halyard winch
  • Lewmar 2 speed winches on transom, port helmstation, mast


  • 130L galley refrigerator
  • 65L stainless steel cockpit refrigerator
  • 55L freezer
  • Propane Eno 3-burner Stove
  • Propane Eno Oven
  • SS Sink with mixer faucet and cover
  • Pop-up Nav desk / Coffee table
  • Accommodations
  • 3 Queen berths / 2 head layout. Owner hull to port with larger head and operate shower, work desk, and numerous hanging locks.
  • Dimmable ceiling LED stripes in all cabins
  • Dimmable indirect lighting in all cabins
  • Window shades in all cabins
  • Blue courtesy LED lights in cockpit and aft deck
  • Large walk-in shower
  • Leather salon cushions
  • Integrated mosquito screens and shades for all hatches
  • FUSION Marine Audio system with speakers


  • 6.5kW Onan Quiet Diesel Series Generator (1300 hrs)
  • Victron battery charter
  • Mastervolt 2000W Inverter w/ remote switch
  • 600 AH Victron energy lithium battery bank
  • 8 Renogy monocrystalline solar panels, ~1000 watts
  • 2x Victron SmartSolar MPPT solar charge controllers w/ bluetooth
  • Victron battery monitor w/ bluetooth


  • B&G Autopilot w/ control units @ stb & port helmstations
  • B&G Zeus 9 chartplotter in salon
  • B&G Zeus 9 chartplotter at each helm station
  • B&G AIS Transmitter/Receiver
  • GoFree Track (WIFI/GSM), wireless link
  • B&G V60 VHF unit w/remote
  • 2 x B&G Triton Displays (1 x per helmstation) with Speed, Depth, Wind
  • Iridium Go


  • 3.1m Highfield Aliminiun RIB
  • 15 HP Mercury outboard (Electric Start)


  • Quick horizontal windlass
  • Delta M1 primary anchor w/ 3/8″ galvanized chain rode
  • Secondary Delta anchor anchor w/ rope rode
  • Anchor windlass remote control with chaincounter at helm station
  • Dinghy anchor w/ rope/chain rode

Climate Control

  • Fans 12V (1 per cabin / 2 in salon)
  • Reversible air-conditioning – outlets and controls in all cabins

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Will @ The Multihull Company

By Will @ The Multihull Company

Captain Will Miller is President and CEO of The Multihull Company. Will grew up in Virginia and learned to sail in the Chesapeake Bay. He has lived in Charleston since 2001 and knows the city well. Throughout his life Will’s parents have owned a variety of sail, ski, and fishing boats in the Chesapeake Bay and its tributaries, the Carolinas, and the Caribbean. Family vacations included chartering in the Virgin Islands, St. Lucia, the Bahamas, and Jamaica. Will developed a love of the water at a very young age and chose to pursue a career as a captain after graduating from the College of Charleston in 2005. As a lifelong sailor Captain Will has traveled extensively throughout the waters of the United States and Caribbean. He has been a certified sailing instructor and licensed US Coast Guard Captain since 2006.