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Old 10-04-2010, 16:04   #1
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Ashley Holliday Cats

Has anyone sailed/built a catamaran designed by Ashley Holliday particularly the Oceanic 40?
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Old 10-04-2010, 16:33   #2
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Has anyone sailed/built a catamaran designed by Ashley Holliday particularly the Oceanic 40?

ASHLEY HOLLIDAY OCEANIC 40 boat details - BoatPoint Australia

No, but I do remember his thruster design had mixed results and issues
and his smaller cruiser being very narrow, but the vessel you are looking at appears quite nice and I can see the very similar resemblance to at least designs here.

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Overall length 12.00 m
Waterline length 11.50 m
Maximum beam 7.10 m
Waterline beam 6.78 m
Draught 0.395 m
Hull weight 2500 kg
Displacement 4700 kg
Midsection freeboard 1.540 m
Mass per unit immersion 21810 kg/m
Sail area 82.6 sq m
Bridgedeck clearance 750 mm
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Funny enough, but that picture you sent is a boat I am interested in.
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Funny enough, but that picture you sent is a boat I am interested in.
I would be interested as to how many have actually been built
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Only 2 that I know of, and they are both for sale in Townsville.
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Cat man do please explain your comments

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No, but I do remember his thruster design had mixed results and issues
and his smaller cruiser being very narrow, but the vessel you are looking at appears quite nice and I can see the very similar resemblance to at least designs here.
what were the mixed results and what issues?
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Hello there, asholliday - welcome aboard.

Is there any relationship between you and the cat being discussed?
(sadly the particular boat has gone from the market, so can't look at it in more depth )
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hi SaucySailoress,
Thanks yes I am the designer.
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hi SaucySailoress,
Thanks yes I am the designer.
hi asholliday, welcome. Do you have a website where we may view your designs?

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Since I sold my previous boat repair and boat building business my website has been down for a couple of years I am now in the process of building a new site Sailing Multihull Design but have not got the designs posted yet. Until then if you wish to contact me at rasholly51*at*yahoo*dot*com I am very happy to discuss multihull design with you and foward you .pdf or .dwf files of any study plans you may be interested in.
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This one is for sale now at
@ Townsville Slipways Boat Brokerage
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Wow. That one looks like a racing cat from the outside, and a floating apartment from the inside!! Cool!
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Cat man do please explain your comments
what were the mixed results and what issues?
Geez, now you are making me go back in time, probably7 or 8 years and god knows how many bottles of rum.

I had a mate from Townsville on my boat in Brisbane where one of your rather narrow 9.5m designs was moored nearby (which never seemed to be used) and there were some interesting comments made which then led to a discussion on the thruster because he said he had crewed on it for a race, but it never made it to the start, with daggerboard problems if my memory serves me correctly.
He said he had sailed against it a few times in his 11m cruising cat, which I admit sailed very well, but a cruising boat none the less.
Apparently the thruster had bursts of speed and appeared impressive at times but couldn't keep it together to beat the cruiser over any sort of distance.

I believe I also read a similar story in Multihull World, but I may be mistaken but I'm sure you have a copy if I was right.

Perhaps they were teething problems?

How has its race history been since?
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Catmando, please define the term "thruster design". Thanx BOB
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Catmando, please define the term "thruster design". Thanx BOB
Um, a design called a thruster
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