Meet Windy Boats’ 40 Camira RS

Windy Boats’ 44-knot 40 Camira RS is a family-friendly cruiser that packs a lot of features across its 40-foot length.
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The Windy Boats 40 Camira RS has a head with a separate shower, and can come with one or two staterooms. Courtesy Windy Boats

Windy Boats has launched a sports cruiser that combines getaway speed with creature comforts above and belowdecks. The 40 Camira RS is the latest model in the Sweden-based builder’s Classic Sports Cruiser Series. At 40 feet length overall, this yacht is the largest model in the series, which includes seven other boats starting at 27 feet long. Hans Jørgen Johnsen penned the vessel’s hull form, and interior design and styling are by Design Unlimited.

The cockpit of the 40 Camira RS has a flexible setup that’s suitable for easy water access, lounging and alfresco meals. Here, owners can choose either white or black for furniture colors. Beneath the aft-facing sun pad for at least two people, there is stowage to hold underwater scooters, paddleboards and Fliteboards. Windy says integrated charging and a compressed air pump are here too.

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For more privacy, owners of the 40 Camira RS can add a door leading to the forepeak lounge. Here, the space can have a dedicated berth or a convertible sofa. Courtesy Windy Boats

Take two steps up on the port side, and there is forward-facing bench seating separated from the aft sun pad by a backrest. It’s opposite an L-shaped settee to starboard. A dining table connects the whole space. The table can be lowered with a filler cushion to expand the 40 Camira RS’ relaxation possibilities. Additionally, there is an aft-facing sun bed to port. Windy says a cockpit wet bar is optional. This entire space is protected by a full-beam T-top with a sunroof.

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Owners of the Windy Boats 40 Camira RS have the option to add a submersible swim platform. Windy says this makes launching water toys from the transom garage easier. Courtesy Windy Boats

The two-seat helm station is to starboard; to port, there is a single companion seat. Four centerline steps adjacent to the helm station lead to the bow, where there is another sun pad with backrests that can be elevated.

Belowdecks, the 40 Camira RS has U-shaped seating in the forepeak that converts to a double berth. Owners have the option to make this sofa a permanent berth. To starboard near amidships, there is a TV, and abaft it there is a head with a separate shower. The galley is to port. In the after portside corner, owners can opt for more stowage and appliances, or for a cabin with double berths.

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The 40 Camira RS’ lower deck aft can be outfitted with additional appliances, such as coffee ­machines or wine chillers. Alternatively, owners can opt for an additional stateroom with double berths, ideally for kids. Courtesy Windy Boats

The 40 Camira RS comes with twin inboard power, and 440 hp Volvo Penta D6 DPI diesels are the largest option. The builder reports a top hop of 44 knots. Twin 400 hp Volvos and twin 370 hp Yanmars are also available. Another version of the Camira, the SX, comes with outboard options, including triple 300 hp Yamahas or twin 450 hp Yamahas.  

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