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01-28-2016 05:48 PM
Bullsinn I'm looking for a 60 or 62 to puchase. Only seeing 56s on yachtworld. Any one know of any dock queen's that need some love?
01-13-2016 11:01 AM
Re: Should I buy a Nautical Development 56?

I own a Nautical 60, and the boat is built for the seas
06-06-2015 11:41 AM
Re: Depends on how comfortable you want to be !

have you noticed that there are 2 nautical 56 cabin layouts? One is a 4 bedroom and the other is completey flipped around with a 3 bedroom and the 4th bedroom taken up by the workshop. I have made and offer on the one with 3 bedrooms. Do you know if there is any major advantages to on or the other?
03-18-2010 10:04 AM
Designer Comments (Continued)

Nautical Development 56 Review: Success Despite Underballasted and Undercanvassed Waves | Jordan Yachts

I would appreciate critiques especially by current or former Nautical 56 owners. Particularly, I am interested in the history of Nautical Development Corporation and construction details.

03-18-2010 10:03 AM
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03-18-2010 10:02 AM
Designer Comments

I talked to Stephen Seaton, the designer of the Nautical 56. He was generous and helpful. I was and am still trying to put together a review of these yachts. I have a not so good draft with some juicy information from Seaton.

I guess I have to post 2 times before I can post the link...
11-19-2009 11:46 PM
cjsimplyscraps they were based out of largo, fl. which is between st. pete and clearwater in the tampa bay area. i lived on a nautical 56 for 4 years in ft. lauderdale and cruising the bahamas.the boat had also been through a hurricane when my friend was on it and sailed right through it. i was on it through a few night squalls,and the way she just cuts through just makes u love her.having lived on her for 4 years i can say it is a very comfortable boat.any boat unless u buy it brand new takes a lot of work and money,and of course the less it is used the worse that will be.i wouldn't think twice about buying 1. also i am 99% sure that the owner died and that's why the company closed. so sad...she is an awesome boat.and a beautiful one.
03-30-2009 07:36 PM
camaraderie I believe they were a Tampa Bay area company that went out of business in the mid 80's/
03-30-2009 04:45 PM
nautical developement sailboats

could anybody help me . Where are or were Nautical Developement Sailboats built ?
10-16-2006 01:11 PM

I have owned a Nautical Dev '56, MAIA, for the past 5 years. I purchased it from a family of 4 who sailed for the carribean for 3 years; the owner before that annually sailed from Miami to Nova Scotia (and tells me that the sailboat was much steadier in open water than his current 70+ ft power boat). MAIA is for sale -

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