Galliarix, the king of the brave

The Galliarix is ​​a brand new 40-foot Bavaria C42 registered in 2023. The Belgian owners have chosen this combination of names of Gallic origin "Gallia" and "Rix" which mean "brave or strong" and "king" respectively. Because this powerful boat and its brand new streamlined hull signed by the Italian architect Maurizio Cossutti behaves like a king in navigation, being able to reach an average speed of 8 to 9 knots without problem with "standard" navigation conditions.

These performances can allow you to consider an ambitious navigation program, even over 1 week. Come try it!

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The Galliarix is ​​a true king of the brave on the water, with a solid hull and powerful sails that allow her to navigate with confidence and elegance on all the seas of the world. It is equipped with everything necessary for a comfortable and pleasant cruise, it is equipped with 3 cabins for 2 spacious, bright and ultra comfortable people. It has 2 bathrooms and 2 toilets. The saloon can be transformed into 1 berth for 2 people, generally dedicated to the skipper.

Whether you are an experienced sailor or a complete novice, the Galliarix is ​​the perfect boat for an unforgettable sea getaway. So get on board and let yourself be transported to exciting new adventures!

The Bavaria C42 is a high-performance and spacious cruising sailboat, designed to provide a comfortable and enjoyable sailing experience. With a hull length of 12.38 meters and a beam of 4.29 meters, the C42 has generous interior space, while offering impressive sailing performance.

The interior of the C42 is spacious and bright, with large windows to provide panoramic ocean views. The saloon is equipped with comfortable sofas and a dining table, while the kitchen has all the necessary equipment to prepare meals on board. The sailboat has a silent interior heater in case the weather is capricious, we are in the English Channel!

The C42 also has a spacious and well-equipped cockpit, with comfortable seats, an ergonomic dashboard and top-of-the-range navigation equipment. There is also a swim platform at the back of the boat, providing easy access to the water for swimming or snorkeling.

The sail plan has been tested, fitted out and advised by the highly competent SNIP team in Ouistreham ( Elvstrom Sporttech mainsail in laminate with vertical battens + self-tacking jib with vertical slats, and an exclusive delta sails. Com, code D as a downwind sail (asymmetric spinnaker), more info:

It has an aluminum mast with two spreaders + updrade from the GV Cruisetech and also a cast lead keel, which offers excellent seakeeping and better stability in strong winds.

To sail MORE and BETTER !

Other options 

  • Bow thruster, for more maneuverability in port
  • Electric windlass
  • Bavaria "Premium" navigation pack: 2 x B&G Triton² screens, wind vane, log / depth sounder / temperature, Gps/plotter B&G Zeus3S 9” multifunction touch screen GoFree Wi-Fi - On cockpit table, B&G autopilot with wireless control, B&G V60 VHF radio with AIS receiver at chart table
  • Yanmar 29.4kw, 40hp diesel engine, saildrive with 3-blade propeller, 210 liter tank
  • 2 black composite steering wheels
  • Winches: 2 winches for genoa/gennaker/code 0, size 45, manual + 2 winches at the helm station, size 45, manual, for easier navigation with a reduced crew
  • Esthec (imitation teak), on the whole deck and the gangways
  • Sprayhood with handrail
  • Additional fresh water tank 250L under forward berth (total 460 liters)
  • 2 electric toilets
  • Semi-offshore safety equipment complete with raft & automatic vests
  • SUNBEAM TOUGH+ 121W + 86W solar panels
  • Annex TWIN Air 250 BLACK with SUZUKI DF2.5 4-stroke engine

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Essential data

Type: Sailing cruiser
Year: 2022
Length: 12.38 m
Name: Galliarix
Flag: Belgium
Shipyard: Bavaria yachts
Material: Composite


Width: 4.29m
Draft: 2.10m
Ballast: 2600 Kg
Displacement: 9678 Kg


Max passengers: 12
Cabins: 3
Beds: 8
Toilets: 2
Water capacity: 460l


Number of motors: 1
Power: 40 HP
Fuel capacity: 210l
Engine type: inboard

Our sailboat as if you were there

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