ASTUS 20.5

Astus 20.5


Easy to rig, handle and transport between stretches of water, the Astus concept responds to a real demand from sailors for high-performance, nomadic boats.

In line with our desire to offer outstanding, user-friendly products we are pleased to present our new model for the 2018 season, the Astus 20.5, following on from the Astus 20.2, over 120 versions of which have been sold to date.

Since the successful launch of the Astus 16.5 2 years ago, in partnership with VPLP naval architects, we have continued to improve our range. While remaining true to the original ASTUSBOATS idea, the introduction of more modern, streamlined designs has enabled us to offer our customers simple and efficient boats.

Born of a second collaboration with the VPLP Design Agency, the Astus 20.5, is set to appear on wish lists throughout the sailing community.

It retains all the features which made the Astus 20.2 so attractive and has even more character :

- Easy to rig and handle

- Transportable on the specially adapted trailer

- Retractable floats offer limitless travel opportunities.

- Economical, maintenance is minimal and garage storage a real possibility

- Nomadic, movement between stretches of water has never been simpler

- Personalizable, with multiple options to suit every sailing style

- Stable, with 930 litre floats

- Streamlined hull which enables the boat to glide through water and increases speed

- Tulipped hull for effective spray deflection.

- High-performance with modern, sporty lines


This new model has been presented at Boot in Düsseldorf last January[

Two versions of the Astus 20.5 are available, each adapted to your style of navigation :
- A leisure model for gentle,family sailing

- A sports version to satisfy regatters (vaccum system central hull)


Nominations and awards

  • The Astus 20.5 was nominated for the European Yacht of the Year in 2018



Unfolding of floats of Astus 20.5

Folding of the floats of Astus 20.5

Aboard the Astus 20.5

Astus 20.5 sailing

Nice sailing on the Astus 20.5

Astus 20.5: visit

TriSpeed Cup Arradon 2018: Thierry and Eric on the Astus 20.5

Technical features

  • Overall lenght central hull: 5.95 m
  • Float length: 5.90 m
  • Max unfolded floats width: 4.50 m
  • Folded floats width 2.48 m (lower than the road gauge)
  • Displacement: 470 Kg with central hull in infusion
  • Float volume: 930 litres / float
  • Draught:1.25 m/0.25 m pivoting center-board and rudder
  • Sail area upwind: 21 m² / 24 m² sport version
  • Sail area downwind: 34 m² / 42 m² sport version
  • Motorization max: 4,5 kw (6 HP)
  • EC Homologation:
    • Categoy C: 5 persons 425 Kg 
    • Category D: 7 persons 550 Kg

Design: Jean-Hubert POMMOIS
Architect: VPLP Design


Mers et bateaux:
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Boating Business (Anglais - English) : 
20.5 model

Petits :
Nouveau trimaran Astus 20.5

Atout nautic:
Blog Astus 20.5
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VPLP Astus 20.5

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Astusboats va dévoiler son nouveau trimaran à Dusseldorf

Hisse et
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Essai par Quebec Yachting (Français)
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