Cruisers Forum
 


Join CruisersForum Today

Reply
 
Thread Tools Rate Thread Display Modes
Old 09-10-2016, 18:18   #16
Registered User
 
brownoarsman's Avatar

Join Date: Nov 2008
Location: Round Bay, Severn River
Boat: Pearson 28-1
Posts: 989
Re: Perfect Cat for the Tropics

Had a chance to check this out at the catamaran co booth at the boat show and talk extensively with the salespeople. It actually is a pretty well thought out boat: same hull molds as the standard, so saved on cost, easily reconfigurable from a scuba boat to an evening drinks sort of thing, so business owners can have a couple of options and get more use out of an expensive asset.
I'd also take back my earlier comment, I could see this working very well as a day sailer or weekender on the Chesapeake as well under private ownership. Compared to the standard Gemini which always feels cramped, stepping onto this boat is a great feeling of openness in a small package.

Sent from my Nexus 5X using Cruisers Sailing Forum mobile app
__________________

__________________
brownoarsman is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 10-10-2016, 06:53   #17
Marine Service Provider
 
beiland's Avatar

Join Date: Aug 2007
Location: St Augustine, FL, Thailand
Boat: 65 Sailing/Fishing catamaran
Posts: 1,035
Re: Perfect Cat for the Tropics

How about a design something like this daycharter cat I found in Thailand. I termed it a picnic/weekender cat. Notice that most of that cabin area in enclosed with soft canvas covers that roll up for ventilation/viewing.

Weekender/Picnic PowerCat - Boat Design Forums





Now just add a sailing rig to it. I'm working on such an idea.
__________________

__________________
Brian Eiland
distinctive exploration yachts
beiland is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes Rate This Thread
Rate This Thread:

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Cruising Cat for the Tropics DMR Multihull Sailboats 33 12-10-2013 19:57
"What make the perfect boat woman...perfect" Celestialsailor Our Community 204 20-12-2012 15:21
Perfect Boat or Perfect Place? Hanna&Chris General Sailing Forum 22 08-10-2009 20:27


Our Communities

Our communities encompass many different hobbies and interests, but each one is built on friendly, intelligent membership.

» More about our Communities

Automotive Communities

Our Automotive communities encompass many different makes and models. From U.S. domestics to European Saloons.

» More about our Automotive Communities

Marine Communities

Our Marine websites focus on Cruising and Sailing Vessels, including forums and the largest cruising Wiki project on the web today.

» More about our Marine Communities


Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 12:48.


Google+
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Social Knowledge Networks
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.

ShowCase vBulletin Plugins by Drive Thru Online, Inc.