Cruisers Forum
 


Join CruisersForum Today

Reply
 
Thread Tools Rate Thread Display Modes
Old 15-08-2012, 11:15   #1
Registered User

Join Date: Aug 2012
Location: Cologne
Posts: 1
Schionning Cats

Hello to all of you out there... ;-)

Maybe somebody can share his/her experience with Schionning catamarans. I'm considering a Wilderness 1500X. How does it compare to - say - a Catana 47 Ocean Class?

Cheers, POOH
__________________

__________________
POOH is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 15-08-2012, 16:16   #2
Registered User

Join Date: Sep 2008
Location: Hervey Bay, Queensland
Boat: Spirited 380 Catamaran
Posts: 91
Re: Schionning Cats

Its a bit hard to compare an out of the box production boat to a home or custom build design. Just look at the specifications of the two and you should be able to guage the potential performance.
Schionnings are good designs, but the finish at the end of the day depends on who builds it.

Peter
__________________

__________________
spiritcat is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 15-08-2012, 16:25   #3
Moderator
 
noelex 77's Avatar

Cruisers Forum Supporter

Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: Living on dirt waiting for our new yacht to be built.
Boat: Half built Bestevaer.
Posts: 10,618
Re: Schionning Cats

Welcome to the forum Pooh.

That is couple of nice cats you are considering.
__________________
noelex 77 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 15-08-2012, 17:19   #4
Registered User

Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: W Carib
Boat: Wildcat 35, Hobie 33
Posts: 7,915
Re: Schionning Cats

Wow, first time I have looked at the Schionning site in a while -- he's been busy!

Have not run into any of these new designs on the water yet, but look interesting.
__________________
belizesailor is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 15-08-2012, 22:50   #5
Registered User

Join Date: Mar 2012
Posts: 82
Re: Schionning Cats

Depends on who builds them for sure as if you had Noosa or Stallion build it would be a world class boat, but almost as much as a Catana. It will be faster than the Catana as well. I have Met Jeff Schionning myself and can say it is a total standup guy. I have been on a Wilderness 1650 I believe, and it's massive. Really big. Like a Rancher house. You could honestly jog around the boat if you wanted to. The 1500 I saw was also try big and really as big as you need to go. It would be very easy to live on. It is a big big boat and quite light.
__________________
Mike w 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




Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 20:17.


Google+
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Social Knowledge Networks
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.

ShowCase vBulletin Plugins by Drive Thru Online, Inc.