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Old 31-05-2016, 12:05   #1
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Power catamarans

Hello to all
Interested in power multi hull catamarans
Leopard 51 : aesthetically beautiful boat
Engines in bedrooms under bed??????
Sunreef 60: beautiful boat again
Great range looks very safe.
Horizon 50-60 :look great
Aquila 48 :great lay out ,looks not to appealing

MY NEEDS ARE:
RANGE, EASE OF HANDLING,RELIABILITY, COMFORT,
Easy reliable to deal with service reps .BOAT WILL BE SUMMER IN GREECE,
And thinking winter in bahamas.
All your thoughts on these boats
Or any others u might have in mind.
If used which one u think will have least amount of issues??
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Old 31-05-2016, 12:19   #2
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Re: Power catamarans

Leopard 51: agreed the engine access from the bedroom looks like a poor design choice. Appart from the noise when running, imagine the smell if any issues with leaks or even while performing regular maintenance... Also I hate that for a 51ft there is not a dedicated helm inside.

Sunreef: Interiors look really impractical. They are also more expensive than any other brand.

Horizon: Good reputation for quality, not cheap. Also range seems quite limited. Again, no dedicated helm inside.

Aquila: I believe they have Volvo IPS drive...that is a no-go for many people.

Did you had a look at the Fountaine Pajot Powercats? The Cumberland 47 and Queensland 55 ? They have pretty much all the features you're looking for.

Also Bali Catamarans have launched a 4.3. Many complain about esthetic quality, cannot comment on the rest.

Also look for Nautitech (Bavaria) They have a section on their website for a Nautitech 46 Power...so I guess you can expect it in 1-2 years.

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Hello to all
Interested in power multi hull catamarans
Leopard 51 : aesthetically beautiful boat
Engines in bedrooms under bed??????
Sunreef 60: beautiful boat again
Great range looks very safe.
Horizon 50-60 :look great
Aquila 48 :great lay out ,looks not to appealing

MY NEEDS ARE:
RANGE, EASE OF HANDLING,RELIABILITY, COMFORT,
Easy reliable to deal with service reps .BOAT WILL BE SUMMER IN GREECE,
And thinking winter in bahamas.
All your thoughts on these boats
Or any others u might have in mind.
If used which one u think will have least amount of issues??
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Old 31-05-2016, 14:53   #3
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Re: Power catamarans

Thx
Jimba
Any other power cats in mind in pipeline?
Sunreef 68 great layout aesthetically
So so , but great lay out.
Super expensive!!!!
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Old 31-05-2016, 15:57   #4
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Re: Power catamarans

Also any thoughts on bali4.3 motor yacht , looks really nice.
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Old 06-06-2016, 13:00   #5
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Bali 4.3 have just came out with a new interior option. Probably to make it look less tacky and bit more "high end"

My biggest gripe with the Bali 4.3 is that "garage door" Not sure how it will work after 2-3 years of use. Also the fact that you always have to open it if you want to use the cockpit seems like an annoyance. What about privacy at a marina? I guess you'll need to keep it closed most of the time...
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Old 06-06-2016, 13:11   #6
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Re: Power catamarans

This looks very nice! Just the right size, where in the Med can I see one?

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Something to consider:

Chris White Designs 45' Hydrofoil Powercat

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Old 26-06-2016, 07:59   #8
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