• Schweden
  • Varvsvägen 1, 473 31 Najad AB

company History

the Emergence of the brand Najad shall friendship Arvidsson Berndt (Berndt Arvidsson) and Torvald Carlsson (Thorwald Karlsson), decided in the late 60s to create a boat of dreams. The history of the company began on the island of Orust, a shipbuilding Mecca Sweden.

Ordering the development 10-foot housing legendary designer Underline Olle (Olle Enderlein), young engineers have modified the design while maximizing interior space and ergonomics. The first model N34 close in spirit to the famous boats >Hallberg-Rassy, also worked with Angelina.

Focusing on the technology, the shipbuilders didn't care about marketing. On a two-meter stand of the Gothenburg fair in 1971 they placed a scale model N34 and the phone number of the Berndt.

Surprisingly, the result was the first order, which was made in June 1972.

N34 proved to be a successful model that allowed the company to start building a 354 yachts of this design, progressively developing range.

for 40 years the philosophy has remained the Najad commitment to quality. Internal criteria of the company has always been accepted in the stricter industry standards. From 1971 to 2011 the company produced about 2000 "thoroughbred cruisers", going into Premier League builders of sailing yachts increased seaworthiness.

A model was nominated for the prestigious award, in particular Cruising World recognized N355 the best small cruiser of 2008.

Uncompromising philosophy, and, consequently, high prices have led to financial problems. In 2011, in the midst of industry crisis, the company was declared bankrupt. In subsequent years, the assets of the company changed owners, production declined. In 2018, the shipyard entered into a holding Quality Yachts Orust AB >related with Arcona Yachts.


the United Najad, Arcona, and focused on design and marketing, transferring production to sub-contractors in Sail Yard, one of the most modern shipyards located in Uddevalla.

Najad with the first models used the best available technology fiberglass sandwich. The company has achieved the best strength and water resistance. Housing built Najad are known for their high resistance to osmosis and blistering, remaining in operation for decades.


Updated Najad continues the classic tradition of the shipyard, taking into account modern requirements to the design and the dynamics of the boat. The company offers several models of sailing yacht from 39.5 to 57 feet, with >Central and stern cockpit.

Interest N395 N395 SS and AC designed with the participation of the star Farr Yacht Design, with the interior from the equally stellar Ken Freivokh. The company is positioning these models in the new Mini-Superyacht, with an emphasis on the interior and ergonomics.


the Safety, reliability, comfort — these qualities make the Swedish Najad yachts some of the best sailing cruisers with unlimited sailing waters, designed for TRANS-oceanic and round the world trips.

is Exceptional interior, creating the effect of home and hearth, so necessary in long-range ocean voyages. Excellent ergonomics allows boaters to intuitively intermarry with the boat and easy to manage as a couple and even alone.

Typical of most models is Najad center cockpit protected by a rigid windscreen of tempered glass, creating a feeling of "nut shell" and guarantees safety in the most challenging weather conditions.

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