Nimbus 465 Coupé ‘The Voyager’

Specifications

Technical Specifications

  • Overall length: 15M
  • Beam: 4.60M
  • Dry weight: 14600KG
  • Batteries: 6
  • Fuel capacity: 1700 L
  • Water capacity: 520 L

Engine Options

  • 2 X VOLVO PENTA POD IPS650 / 2 X D6 480

Standard Equipment

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465 Coupé – An island of its own
The changes in travelling patterns and holiday habits over the past few years have reinforced many people’s need for their own free zone, a sanctuary with all the comfort and safety needed to be able to spend the holiday in your own homeland or own continent.
Boats are like small worlds – society in miniature – with people and stories travelling from one harbour to the next. The sea is an element that both connects and separates people.
The primary objective of the Nimbus 465 Coupé has been to create an expedition vessel – a “voyager” if you like. For this reason, the tank capacity has been dimensioned in order to be able to cover great distances but also to be able to rest calmly in a natural harbour for a long time without worrying about the electricity supply, a source of fresh water or “black water capacity”.
The Nimbus 465 Coupé provides the potential to go anywhere and live on board comfortably for many weeks – whether you want to set off on a great adventure or holiday in your own cosy archipelago.
One of the key properties of the boat’s design is that it is just as easy and forgiving to handle for two persons in a demanding Nordic archipelago as it is comfortable and safe for a couple or a family who want to head off on a long voyage of discovery in the Mediterranean or the east coast of the USA. That is why we have also referred to the boat as “an island of its own” in the development work.
Since a boat like the 465 Coupé caters for a certain customer group with much experience, clearly defined requirements, wishes, dreams and needs, we will be able to carry out extensive adaptations to the boat’s solutions in partnership with the customer and in line with the customer’s specifications. So says Joacim Gustavsson, Chief Designer at Nimbus.
Designing for the greatest voyage
With the 465 Coupé we want to magnify the coupé concept, while further consolidating Nimbus’s heritage from earlier and existing coupé models.
Boats are like small worlds – society in miniature – with people and stories travelling from one harbour to the next. The sea is an element that both connects and separates people.

The primary objective of the Nimbus 465 Coupé has been to create an expedition vessel – a “voyager” if you like. For this reason, the tank capacity has been dimensioned in order to be able to cover great distances but also to be able to rest calmly in a natural harbour for a long time without worrying about the electricity supply, a source of fresh water or “black water capacity”.
The Nimbus 465 Coupé provides the potential to go anywhere and live on board comfortably for many weeks – whether you want to set off on a great adventure or holiday in your own cosy archipelago. One of the key properties of the boat’s design is that it is just as easy and forgiving to handle for two people in a demanding Nordic archipelago as it is comfortable and safe for a couple or a family who want to head off on a long voyage of discovery in the Mediterranean or the east coast of the USA. That is why we have also referred to the boat as “an island of its own” in the development work.
Since a boat like the 465 Coupé caters to a certain customer group with much experience, clearly defined requirements, wishes, dreams and needs, we will be able to carry out extensive adaptations to the boat’s solutions in partnership with the customer and in line with the customer’s specifications. So says Joacim Gustavsson, Chief Designer at Nimbus.
Maximisation of opportunities
With the 465 Coupé, we want to enlarge the coupé concept, while at the same time building on the legacy of Nimbus’ previous and existing coupé models. The salon is the very epicenter of the boat. The salon is the heart of the coupé boat. That’s where we live on board. That’s where we have the driver’s place, the dining area, the social lounge and the kitchen, says Joacim Gustavsson, Chief designer at Nimbus Group Sweden AB.
The goal of the Nimbus 465 Coupé is to create a floating home that is both comfortable and safe, allowing you to feel embraced and want to stay on board for an extended period of time. The boat’s design is focused on optimizing function, as evident in the large rear windows in the salon. These windows were added to enhance the experience in the galley, which is an open, seamless, and integrated part of the entire social area on the aft deck and in the salon. The integration of these windows helps to create an inviting and open atmosphere that makes it more pleasant to spend time in the galley and social areas.
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“With the 465 Coupé we want to magnify the coupé concept, while further consolidating Nimbus’s heritage from earlier and existing coupé models. “
“The basic concept of the Nimbus 465 Coupé has a heritage it needs to follow. We want to take certain form elements with us as recognition of this,” says Joacim Gustavsson.

Boating the Scandinavian way
We feel that there are fewer and fewer boats with experience-based designs and solutions adapted to local conditions. Nimbus has a long tradition of building coupé boats. We wish to fully realize this potential with the 465 Coupé.
In the Nordic region, we have a tradition spanning several thousand years of building boats for archipelagos and local adaptations. It gives us a sense of perspective of the experience on which we are basing things here in Scandinavia knowing that the timber for the “Oseberg” ship was felled in 819. The more than 1100-year old boats from Denmark and Norway are regarded as “phylogenetically” fully developed. This means that design and the art of building had come so far that there was hardly any room for improvement. Later scientific tank-testing of models has shown that the hull lines in the Viking boats were almost optimal and this kind of knowledge was not achieved overnight.
The modern traditional clinker-built boat shares its DNA with the Viking ships. Through the slow evolution from a straight keel to boats with sterns that turn upwards and outwards, the traditional boat acquired what we now call its natural shape. And it turns out in practice that what appears natural, is very often the right things at sea.
It is our experience that boats built for a coastal landscape, with archipelagos, islands, islets, fjords and wave patterns and current conditions that can vary greatly within just a few nautical miles, have qualities that work in all waters. By translating all this experience into practice in the 465 Coupé, it is our ambition to create a boat based on the best solutions that have been developed through experience of using boats in the Nordic coastal landscape. And for the 465 Coupé to be an ideal vessel for those who want to cover great distances and to be out at sea or in the archipelago for a long period of time.
With the 465 Coupé the Nordic coupé boat will become relevant in the international market, particularly in the Mediterranean, the USA and the Nordic region. And with this, Nimbus is also undertaking a journey into another segment of boating. We can do this because we feel certain that boats that work in the archipelago will work anywhere.
The Nimbus 465 Coupé has the space, comfort and capacity to be a home on the sea for a long period of time. To be an island of its own.
Who is the 465 Coupé for?
It is our experience that boats built for a coastal landscape, with archipelagos, islands, islets, fjords and wave patterns and current conditions that can vary greatly within just a few nautical miles, have qualities that work in all waters. By translating all this experience into practice in the 465 Coupé, it is our ambition to create a boat based on the best solutions that have been developed through experience of using boats in the Nordic coastal landscape. And for the 465 Coupé to be an ideal vessel for those who want to cover great distances and to be out at sea or in the archipelago for a long period of time.

Disclaimer: The specifications are approximations and subject to variance. We reserve the right to make changes without future notice. Some equipment options may not be available.