The new Nimbus 365 Coupé

The new Nimbus 365 Coupé

The new Nimbus 365 Coupé,
a long-distance cruiser
for long-stay living.

Autumn saw a sneak preview of the new 365 Coupé – a redesigned and refined version of the prize-winning 365 model with “side-walk”. The boat is especially designed for families who enjoy entertaining and want to travel long distances while living on board in comfort and style. The focus of development has been on improving functionality and further increasing on-board comfort, ease-of-use and flexibility. The launch will take place at Boot Düsseldorf in January 2017.

Function, function and function.
The most eye-catching feature of the new boat is its appearance. The new 365 has a more modern design language, with sportier contours inherited from its sisters the 305 and 405. The intention has of course been to provide the boat with a new appearance more in harmony with the rest of the Coupé range but above all it is a matter of improved functionality.

“As we are aiming at aware and often knowledgeable boat owners and families that actually use their boats, we always prioritise function over design. We call this functional design, something which is deeply embedded in the Nimbus brand and DNA. At the same time, we naturally strive to make our boats as beautiful as possible,” says Joacim Gustavsson, Chief Designer at Nimbus Boats Sweden AB.

Examples of this functional and improved design are stronger bumper list, improved visibility from the helm position and saloon, a new D-pillar with integrated ventilation, double sunroofs giving more natural light in the saloon, an extended aft roof for better shelter and easier canopy handling, a new, improved side door and redesigned pulpits with improved functionality and safety.

“With our new Coupé models, we are reaching an entirely new and generally younger target audience, one that prioritises simplicity, quality and socialising. This process began with the introduction of the 365 Coupé side-walk design, which won European Powerboat of the Year 2012. Since then, all new Coupé side-walk models have been nominated for or won prizes. We are positive about the future and feel secure in the knowledge that we have a series of really great models stuffed with functionality that we know customers want,” says Jonas Göthberg, Marketing Manager at Nimbus.

An interior characterised by Scandinavian design
The interior of the 365 offers genuine quality with beautiful dark mahogany creating a delightful contrast to the light varnished surfaces and a feeling of warmth. The boat has two cabins – the master cabin and guest cabin – with a common toilet. An innovation is that both cabins are equipped with high cupboards/wardrobes for increased storage. Bulkheads in cabins are fabric covered in light sound-absorbent material. LED lighting throughout the boat is well thought out and creates a cosy interior as well as being functional. Integrated ventilation makes a considerable difference to air circulation and quality.

Available space in the saloon has been maximised and it feels lighter and more spacious than the previous model. The main reason being the extra-large glass roof for generous natural light and two large sunroofs (electric or manual) with integrated blinds. The saloon has large flat surfaces but still feels snug.

The reversible passenger sofa has space for two adults or one adult plus two children who can face in the direction of travel. The U-sofa in the saloon is large and has room for a large table, with ample space for four people to eat or six to relax in comfort. The U-sofa easily converts to an extra double bed.

The boat has laminated windows with a large arched front windshield, a new flush-fitting sliding door to starboard and a fully openable window to port.

Modular galley
The new modular galley provides more storage space and a wider range of opportunities to meet individual requirement. Options include gas, electric or induction hob, oven or microwave; extra cool box(36 litres), freezer or extra storage lockers. A kitchen fan and extra overhead lockers are also available as an option.

Optimised cockpit environment
Matt finishes for minimal disturbance, handholds for safety in heavy seas and a flexible instrument panel that can be equipped with one large 16-inch plotter or two smaller models. All surfaces are treated with satin resistant matt lacquer that both reduces reflective glare and is easy to wipe clean.

The side door to starboard provides maximum deck width and an extremely generous door opening. The sliding door enables manoeuvring or laying alongside from a standing position on the side deck – a function that is used often. The stainless-steel pulpits are divided in the middle allowing better and easier ingress and egress to and from the boat through the opening when laying alongside.

The entire boat is equipped with LED lighting.

Side-walk design
The 365 Coupé is the second largest model in Nimbus’ award winning side-walk Coupé series. The side-walk design concept provides generous freedom of movement, making getting on and off the boat easy and safe and allowing ease-of-movement around the boat from bow to stern. The boat is equipped with solid pulpits in stainless steel for extra safety and a large integrated sunbed on the foredeck. Concealed on the starboard side you will find the fuel tank, septic tank discharge and improved efficiency drainage.

The boat has a large aft deck on the same level as bathing platform and saloon. The high frame and heavy door to the bathing platform give a feeling of security. In comparison to previous models, the L-sofa provides better comfort thanks to its greater depth and better back support. The table is also larger.

The boat has also been adapted for a smaller motor to meet stringent environmental requirements such as those for Lake Constance. Equipped with a single Volvo Penta D4-260 the boat becomes lighter, more fuel-efficient and get “smart speed” similar characteristics.

In summary, the 365 Coupé is a boat suited to experienced boat owners, families and people who love to entertain; those who value an uncomplicated life of style and comfort at sea for long periods. The boat is manufactured in Sweden by Nimbus at our own boatyard in Mariestad.

Nimbus 365 Coupé features
    • Purpose-built weekend boat and long-distance cruiser focusing on functional design.
    • Sidewalk design – easy and safe to move around the boat and on the foredeck.
    • Reversible passenger sofa with room for four, converts into an extra double berth.
    • Light and spacious saloon with large flat surfaces.
    • Double sunroof with integrated blinds.
    • Large pentry with a wider range of opportunities to meet individual requirements.
    • Optimized cockpit that allows for manoeuvring or laying alongside from a standing position on the sidewalk.
    • Large L-sofa on aft-deck with seating for 5 people.
    • Owner’s cabin and head with integrated ventilation.
    • Berth: four adults and two children (double berth in saloon).
    • Built by Nimbus at the Mariestad yard, Sweden.

Technical specification

Length (hull) 11,37 m
Width max 3,50 m
Weight MLCC 6 400/6 900 kg
Fuel capacity 700 l
Water capacity 270 l
Refrigerator / cooler box** 65 / 36** l
Hot water capacity 20 l
Septic tank 120 l
Start battery 1x12V 75Ah
Service battery 5x12V 80Ah
Service battery (Heavy Duty) 2x12V 75Ah
Battery charger with shore power with RCD (residual current circuit breaker)
Max number of people 8
CE category B8
Number of berths 4+2
* Extra equipment
Engine alternatives

Volvo Penta D4-260 191 kW (260 hp) max speed approx. 20 kn
Volvo Penta D6-370 272 kW (370 hp) max speed approx. 25 kn
Volvo Penta D6-435 320 kW (435 hp) max speed approx. 28 kn
Volvo Penta 2 x D4-225 330 kW (450 hp) max speed approx. 28 kn
Volvo Penta 2 x D4-260 382 kW (520 hp) max speed approx. 30 kn
Volvo Penta 2 x D4-300 442 kW (600 hp) max speed approx. 32 kn
For more information:

Jonas Göthberg, Commercial Director+46 70 535 58 28,
Niclas Augustin, Technical support & sales+46 70 720 13 14,

Nimbus Boats Sweden AB manufacturer leisure boats for the European market. We build all our boats in Sweden, primarily at our own boat yard in Mariestad. Our brands include Nimbus Boats and Paragon Yachts. Nimbus head office with its permanent exhibition and full service marina is located at the Royal Gothenburg Yacht Harbour in Gothenburg on the west coast of Sweden.

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