The Southerly 115 is a versatile and seaworthy cruising sailboat that features a unique swing keel system that allows it to sail in shallow waters and dry out on the beach. Designed by Dick Carter and Rob Humphreys, the Southerly 115 was produced by Northshore Yachts of Chichester, England, from 1983 to 2011.
The boat has a spacious centre cockpit, a comfortable interior layout, and a range of rig and sail options to suit different sailing preferences. It is a popular choice for sailors who want to explore remote and varied cruising grounds without compromising on performance or comfort.
Shown above and described below is the single-rudder MkII version, unlike versions III and IV with twin rudders which enabled the boat to dry-out upright.
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