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Berthon UK
(Lymington, Hampshire - UK)

Sue Grant
sue.grant@berthon.co.uk
0044 (0)1590 679 222

Berthon France
(Mandelieu La Napoule, France)

Bruno Kairet
bruno.kairet@berthonfrance.fr
0033 (0)4 93 63 66 80

Berthon Scandinavia
(Henån, Sweden)

Magnus Kullberg
magnus.kullberg@berthonscandinavia.se
0046 304 694 000

Berthon Spain
(Palma de Mallorca, Spain)

Simon Turner
simon.turner@berthoninternational.com
0034 639 701 234

Berthon USA
(Rhode Island, USA)

Jennifer Stewart
jennifer.stewart@berthonusa.com
001 401 846 8404

Broker’s Comments

The Najad 490 was the first Najad yacht involving designer Judel/Vrolijk & Co. Together with Najadvarvet this yacht was the beginning of a long-term cooperation between the companies which has resulted in numerous world class Najad cruising yachts. Compared to most previous Najad models, the Najad 490 has a more efficient hull shape, keel and rudder design, resulting in fantastic sailing characteristics, especially in lighter winds. The Najad 490 is a dream to sail on the oceans, yet relatively fast and easy to handle for coastal sailing.

All sail handling is easily done from the centre cockpit, which is equipped with a solid fixed windscreen with a stainless steel frame and a sprayhood, allowing for greater protection from any cold, windy and rainy weather. The wide side decks together with numerous solid grab rails makes moving around on deck both safe and effortless. On the forward deck is a large sail locker, making the handling of Code 0 and a gennaker very efficient. The teak deck is not only nice looking but also offers good anti slip functionality as well as some extra insulation.

Najad 490, MEMENTO VIVERE is the last 490 built of this successful model. She was delivered in 2008. She was specified for sailing anywhere and is well equipped with almost everything you woud require.

The layout includes an aft owner’s cabin with a wide centered double berth, en-suite heads / shower and plenty of storage for long term live aboard. The galley, which is located directly to port of the entrance, is longitudinal and extends aftwards. Directly to starboard of the entrance you will find a large navigation area, which also can work as an office. The saloon has a sofa to port, a solid table and two very comfortable chairs to starboard. In front of the mast bulkhead you will find a guest cabin with bunk beds to port and heads with separate shower compartment to starboard and the forward cabin with a double berth.

Key Facts

  • Three cabin layout.
  • Owner’s aft cabin with centre berth.
  • Saloon with one sofa and two comfortable chairs.
  • Longitudinal galley.
  • In mast furling.
  • Twin furling head sails.
  • Genoa – 2015.
  • Jib – 2021.
  • Code 0 – 2015.
  • Hydraulic aft stay, boom vang and baby stay.
  • 6 x Electric winches (Andersen).
  • Bow thruster and stern thrusters with “hold” function.
  • 100 hp engine (Yanmar).
  • Generator (Whisper Ultra 6).
  • Lithium service batteries – 2022.
  • Plotter (Furuno TZT 12) – 2021.
  • Radar (Furuno doppler radar) – 2021.
  • Satellite compass (Furuno) – 2021.
  • AIS (Class B transiever) – 2021.
  • Electric windlass in both the bow and the stern.
  • Life raft.

Owner’s Comments

This boat is a dream to sail even in low winds, and of course, when the winds get stronger you still feel comfortable. In addition, she is very easy to sail single-handed, because of good technical solutions. This is the nicest boat interior we have ever seen, true Orust craftmanship and design.

We have been sailing mainly on the Baltic Sea and stored the boat at Orust Yacht Service in Henån, during the winter. During 2023 we sailed from Sweden to Cascais, Portugal where the yacht is currently located. The Furuno plotter + radar + satellite compass are absolutely the best you can get, and are what coast guard and SAR and even many military boats are usually equipped with. The user interface is the quickest to grasp among all the brands, resulting in safety at sea. Docking is very easy with side-power proportional thrusters with “hold function” and remote control.


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Yacht Details
  1. Builder: Najad
  2. Model: Najad 490
  3. Yacht Name: MEMENTO VIVERE
  4. Hull Designer: Judel/Vrolijk & Co
  5. Year Built: 2008
  6. LOA: 49’3” / 15m
  7. LWL: 43’1” / 13.13m
  8. Beam: 14’9” / 4.5m
  9. Min Draft / Max Draft: 7’9” / 2.35m
  10. Displacement: 17,500kg / 38,581lb
  11. Berths: 6 berths in 3 cabin(s) / 2 head/WC(s)
  12. Engine Count: 1 Yanmar (100hp) Diesel
  13. Country: Cascais, Portugal
  14. Asking Price: €525,000, EU VAT paid
Contact Details
magnus-kullberg, Berthon Brokerage

Magnus Kullberg
Berthon Scandinavia
Tel: 0046 304 694 000
E-Mail: magnus.kullberg@berthonscandinavia.se
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Your Local Broker, Internationally

Berthon UK
(Lymington, Hampshire - UK)

Sue Grant
sue.grant@berthon.co.uk
0044 (0)1590 679 222

Berthon Scandinavia
(Henån, Sweden)

Magnus Kullberg
magnus.kullberg@berthonscandinavia.se
0046 304 694 000

Berthon Spain
(Palma de Mallorca, Spain)

Simon Turner
simon.turner@berthoninternational.com
0034 639 701 234

Berthon USA
(Rhode Island, USA)

Jennifer Stewart
jennifer.stewart@berthonusa.com
001 401 846 8404


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