are world-renowned performance sailing yachts native to Germany. A part of the Dutch-Canadian Neptune group, Dehler’s factory is located in Meschede-Freienohl, Sauerland, Germany. The factory facilities include a research department. Innovations line Dehler’s history, such as the central winch system and the self-tacking jib. Hulls, made of polyester, are hand-laid up and the resins used guard against ultraviolet rays and harsh chemicals. While still in their respective molds, the hull and deck are joined together by lamination. The sailing yachts produced range from 25 feet to 47 feet in length. Among many other Dehler awards, the Dehler 36 has been given the “Boat of the Year” award in France and in Germany. Almost all of the yachts are European certified as A CE construction.