About Michael Schmidt Yachtbau
Michael Schmidt Yachtbau (MS Yachtbau) is a key industry name as a builder of custom and semi-custom, lightweight sailing boats and yachts that are made using carbon technology. Sleek, stylish, and most importantly easy to handle, these boats are meant for a day on the sea alone or in the company of others.
The use of carbon technologies offers MS Yachtbau boats added strength and durability, as do the use of advanced technologies in woodworking, textiles and fittings for a contemporary and design-savvy boat. MS Yachtbau offer new sailing yachts and turn-key sailing options for those who prefer to lease or rent. Started by Schmidt and a team of leading industry professionals, MS Yachtbau is based in Palma and each boat is tailor-made to the customers needs and wishes.
A sailing maverick
Michael Schmidt first made a name in the yachting world in the 1970s by winning races all over the world in the small keelboat category. In the 1980 she started building super-light racing boots to compete in the Admiral’s Cup. Champions such as Düsselboot, Pinta, Outsider and Rubin were knownfor their innovation and bold character, and all became legends in the sailing world. Big innovations with full car- bon racing boats started already in 1982. From 1992 till 2011 Michael founded and established one of the largest sailing boat brand in the world. Always characterized by innovation and pure sailing. Since 2015 he founded a new yard and is combining his renown knowledge to built fast and light cruising yachts that are a joy to own and sail.
MS Yachtbau designed boats
Though each boat can be custom fit for the client, MS Yachtbau has produced a series of standout yachts in 70-, 80- and 100-foot lengths, with options of two or three decks, and sleek sails that are Instagram friendly. Two knockout boats include the Y7 Tripp 70 – a 70-foot long boat designed by architect and sailing expert, Bill Trip, that is family friendly and can also be led by a crew – and the YX7 Explorer 74, which was designed for people looking to explore the world in the best way possible.
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