Established in the late 1990’s by OStar competitor and Sun Sail yacht charter company founder, John Charnley together with his wife Caroline, to design the definitive shorthanded cruising displacement sailing yacht.

The original and now iconic Discovery 55, still turns heads in every new port she enters around the world, with production now approaching 20 years, this graceful lady is still for many the ideal distance cruising yacht.

Discovery Yachts now produces a range stretching from 42 to 74 feet, built to the same high quality impeccable standard and precision, Discovery has been known for worldwide.

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Founded in the early 1970’s has been responsible for over 900 variable draft performance cruising yachts, which have clocked up many 100’s of 1000’s of nautical miles all over the world.

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Blue Water Yachts was established initially as part of Discovery Yachts, but now has developed into its own unique brand of blue water cruising catamarans.The first in the range being the Bluewater 50, a beautifully styled elegant catamaran with performance to match. Her capacious interior offers a level of luxury that can only be found in monohull yachts over 70 feet.

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Discovery Yachts Group was formed to bring together the foremost British quality yacht builders.

Discovery Group aims to provide unequalled levels of quality and service in yacht construction.The Group presently consists of,

Discovery Yachts, world beating luxury displacement sailing cruisers with blue water capability and design.

Southerly Yachts, the world’s premier variable draft performance cruising range of yachts.

Bluewater Yachts, catamarans specifically designed for distance cruising, performance and style, whilst still constructed with the award winning Discovery quality and craftsmanship.

So, whatever your sailing aspirations, from 33 -74 feet, from heavy displacement fin keel to performance variable draft, from monohull to catamaran, Discovery Yachts Group has the answer.

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