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Seawind Catamarans is an Australian multihull brand that is fast gaining a great reputation among sailors for their designs. There are some great catamaran designs coming out of the southern hemisphere (read our McConaghy MC50 review for another example) – Seawind are definitely in the vanguard.

They moved their yard to Vietnam to become more competitive on costs, and this stylish 52 footer sets the new standard – it’s a completely new design from iconic supermaxi designers Reichel Pugh.

When you first step onto the Seawind 1600 , you’ll note the sheltered aft deck with twin helms outboard behind the coachroof and the wide decks forward to the bows and trampolines. She has dagger boards in each hull that are flush with the deck when in the raised position and the overall look is very sleek. Retractable rudders aft are easily removed if you want to go really shallow. This design really moves the bar versus older competitors in this market (read our Catana 47 review for example).

  • Those twin helms are set in a mid position and tuck halfway under the bimini: they are a real USP for this boat. They give you a fantastic combination of sailing feel and protection when you need it.
  • This boat is good value for money. She is priced at around the same level as her major competitors (Outremer, ITA 14.99 etc), but I would say that the quality of the finish on this yacht is at the  top end of the scale.
  • The fully integrated daggerboards give her a great profile and deliver on performance.
  • The running rigging is very well organised. The plan is similar to a Catana (tried and tested), with two mainsheet tackles and a central electric winch on the aft beam. The mainsail halyard, 3 reefing lines, topping lift and the solent sheet are all fed through a duct beneath the nacelle and fed to the mast foot. Very tidy and easy to manage with few hands on the ropes.
  • The daggerboards are raised and lowered with lines again hidden beneath the deck.
  • We also love the forward facing nav station / control centre. The visibility is great from here.
  • Those Flexiteek covered side-decks are a head turner and feel great to walk on.
  • The aft cockpit and saloon are on different levels, so you don’t get that big open space that you see on many modern cats. The flip side is that the interior feels cosy.
  • The outside dining area is smaller than many boats we have seen of this size. She’s aimed at long distance cruisers.
  • The price of this yacht starts to run away  if you start opting for some of the carbon options (like the mast). But that is true of the competition I guess.
  • This yacht has finely shaped hulls, so don’t expect a palatial cabin. But it is surprisingly roomy down below, you don’t really notice space being taken up by the daggerboards.
  • The forward cabin(s) in particular are small. They are cosy queens, at best , we would say.

The Rig and Lines

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There’s a track for the self-tacking jib and most of the lines run tidily from here via a channel under the nacelle and back to the winch at the transom.

There are double sheets to control the main, which do the job as both trim and preventer without having to have a track (similar to a Catana set up). All lines including those for reefing come back to the cockpit for short handed sailing.

Most of the competition score highly in this regard, but the Seawind 1600 is particularly well organised (read our Outremer 55 review for another cat design that scores highly).

There are some neat touches in the running rigging set-up: the main halyard runs to the central aft pod electric Harken winch- again this reminds me of a Catana set up – and you can step out onto the side deck to make sure your mainsail  clears the lazy-jacks when you are hoisting.

If you are single handed, you can use the remote buttons for this central winch to pull up the main, and the self-tacking jib unfurls nicely when you come off the wind. The furling line runs in a tube along the port side of the boat – very neat.

Once you are up and running, you’ll have the genoa sheet running to the central winch for easy trimming and the twin sheets running to the winches on wither side, port and starboard on the transom. If the wind picks up, it’s an easy job to centralise the mainsail if you need to gybe, for example, using the winches on each side on that twin sheet set-up. The jib is a piece of cake, of course, as it’s self tacking.

She’s powered by twin Yanmar 80HP engines that sit in some very neatly designed bays aft. There’s plenty of workspace around each engine with all systems and service points above the bilge level.

You can see the quality of the steering system down here with large stainless rods to the rudders and a 54L/ph water maker (with air conditioner in another locker on the aft deck). I’d probably have a water maker retro fitted to a 100L per hour model.

Power is supplied from the engine alternators, and 800w of solar panels on the bimini, plus a bank of Mastervolt AGM batteries in the saloon with a 2200w Mastervolt inverter.

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The decks are nice and wide, and all of the hatches are flush, so moving around the boat feels safe. This catamaran does have boards, but they are recessed, so you don’t have those as an obstruction as you are walking forward.

There are plenty of hand-holds and clip on points distributed around the boat- the builders have obviously put a lot of thought into maximising safety at sea. All the lines lead back to the cockpit and both helm stations have controls for the engines- you won’t need to spin the boat around to come in on the same side every time.

The aft cockpit is going to particularly appeal to sailors in warmer climes, it looks very “Ibiza Lounge”.

The saloon has four forward facing hatches- so there’s plenty of light and ventilation. The wrap around windows give you fantastic visibility forward and around. To port you have a big U-shaped sofa with a coffee table that folds out into a dining table: there’s plenty of space for entertaining.

On the starboard side is a forward facing nav station from which you can see your sails- a handy place to hang out on watch if the weather turns nasty. Behind the nav station is an ample galley with burners and a double sink. The design lends itself to being able to wedge yourself in if things get rough with a front loading fridge and a top loading freezer.

We like the way that you can throw open the large windows between the cockpit and the saloon. The Seawind is slightly unusual in today’s market in that you step down into the saloon- most cats these days have the saloon and cockpit on one level as one big open space. It definitely helps to give the boat more zones, although once those windows are thrown open, the two areas are pretty well connected.

Guests will head down into the port hull which you can configure with twins aft or a queen size. There’s loads of storage down here and the quality of the finish, just like the saloon and cockpit, is very high.

There is another berth forward, and this is the big compromise for us, as this would have to be classified as a single rather that a double. That’s the price you pay for those slender hulls I guess.

In the master hull to starboard, the space forward is taken up by a roomy shower-room, and there are plenty of options for storage / washing machine etc down here. But all in all, you might be surprised at the size of the living accommodation down below – you just need to keep reminding yourself that this is a performance cat.

The forward guest cabin in the port hull is the big compromise – it’s going to seriously reduce your options if you have guests onboard.

The big news on the specs front is that boards up draft which comes in at a skinny 0.54m or 2’1″ : you can pull up the rudders as well, just like a Gunboat. Those rudders will slide in a hinged carbon housing which you can get to from the sugarscoops.

Displacement is 13 tonnes.

The Seawind 1600 is an out and out performance cruising catamaran that is targeting speeds in the high teens and even over 20 knots in the right conditions on a broad reach.

With those daggerboards, she points well into the wind like an Outremer and is comfortable at an AWA as low as 35 degrees. Displacement is just 13 tonnes light, so she gets moving quickly and sails well in light airs.

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The base price for a Seawind 1600 (Dec 2019) is around €780k and this jumps to around €850-900k once you have all of the options added. It will depend on what you go for I guess.

There is plenty of competition in this category with the Balance 526, Outremer 52 and HH50 all vying for honours in this 50 foot performance range. The Seawind 1600 is going to take some beating on the value for money stakes even if it still is a million dollar boat. You get a lot for your money – this is a very well thought out performance cruiser, our one big reservation is the size of that forward guest cabin.

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Seawind 1600 Boat Review

  • By Mark Pillsbury
  • Updated: July 20, 2020

Seawind 1600

One of the things I like best about baseball is watching a batter swing for the fences, and at the crack of the bat, he knows that he can afford to take a leisurely jog around the bases because he just hit the sweet spot.

I had that same kind of feeling one day this past February when I stepped from the dinghy onto the transom steps of the new Seawind 1600 catamaran . Right away, I knew I was about to go for one fine sail—and on a near-perfect day to boot. Blue sky. Thirteen knots of breeze. Could it get better? Not until the sails were up.

Built in Vietnam, at 52 feet LOA the 1600 is ­Seawind’s largest catamaran. It was ­designed by Reichel Pugh as a luxury catamaran with equal measures of cruising comfort and sailing performance. Let’s talk about the sailing first.

The 1600 sports a square-top full-batten main and solent rig with a screecher for light-air reaching and a self-tacking jib for heavier breezes or sailing upwind. There’s an option for an inner forestay and furling storm jib, and also a sprit for flying a spinnaker, which we did on our test sail (more on that in a moment).

Headsail sheets are led to winches adjacent to each helm station. There is no traveler. Instead there are two mainsheets that run through blocks on either side of the stern and then to a central winch on the transom, where reefing lines are also led. This mainsheet arrangement provides lots of control over a big and ­powerful sail.

On a beam reach with the screecher set, our GPS speed hovered in the high 7-knot range, and when the chute went up, so did our speed, to 8.5 knots and a little higher in any puff we caught. The 1600 uses Lewmar Mamba steering, and the helms felt as smooth as could be. Headed ­upwind and home, we rolled out the self-tacking jib and still made a respectable 6.6 knots, and thanks to ­retractable ­daggerboards, were able to point quite well.

So now, on to the comforts.

The Seawind comes in either a three- or four-cabin layout. On this boat, the owner’s hull was to starboard and included a queen bunk aft, lots of storage, and a spacious head and shower up at the pointy end. The opposite hull had two cabins. The forward one felt a bit narrow because of the fine entry of the bows, but still, it had a double berth and adequate storage space. The aft cabin had two single berths and a filler that turned them into a double. A shared head was amidships.

With windows all around, the saloon was a bright and sunny place to be. ­Opening ports forward allow a breeze to blow through, and large ­sliding windows at the ­aft-facing ­galley permit the cook to join any party ­taking place at the large dining ­table located to starboard out in the cockpit. There’s an ­indoor table with U-shaped seating as well to port of a ­forward-facing nav station.

The cockpit is covered by a Bimini that is supported by stainless posts aft and short carbon-fiber risers forward. It provides lots of shade, and the breeze blows through the space between the hard awning and cabin top. This space can be closed off, as can the cockpit sides and back with clear panels. Eight solar panels sit atop the Bimini and keep the battery bank fed (though AGM batteries are standard, the boat we sailed had an ­optional lithium-ion system).

Furniture throughout the boat is built using a honeycomb foam core and ­veneers to save weight and for strength. Hulls, deck and Bimini are all cored and infused using vinyl ester resin. An outside layer of Kevlar is added to the hulls for protection and to strengthen the areas around the daggerboards; carbon fiber reinforces the chainplates, bulkheads and stiffeners.

For power, the 1600 comes standard with 57 hp Yanmar diesels; the boat in Miami had a pair of optional 80 hp Yanmars that pushed us along at just over 8 knots at cruising speed and better than 9 in get-home-fast mode. With the larger engines and lots of other options, the 1600 carries a price tag of right around $1.2 million, delivered to the US East Coast. For that, you can enjoy your own sweet spot.

Mark Pillsbury is CW ’s editor.

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Seawind 1600 catamaran.

The Seawind 1600 is a blue water cruiser designed to have a balance of sailing performance and cruising comfort. It is built with the latest techniques using a composite construction, and a great effort is made to save weight, making this catamaran fast and practical.

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DESIGN – INTERIOR & EXTERIOR

The Seawind 1600 was designed by renowned naval architects Reichel Pugh and built by Seawind , an Australian based company that recently moved its production facilities to Vietnam. Designed with performance and weight saving in mind, it’s hulls are narrow and reinforced with Kevlar and carbon. The interior has a minimalist design and is offered in two finishes, “European” and “Traditional.”

The retractable rudders and daggerboards give a maximum draft of 8’6″ / 2.6 m down to 2’1″ / 0.54 m, which is ideal for accessing shallower areas typically reserved for smaller boats and allow beaching on the sand if needed. The engines are easily accessed, and the excellent space in the engine room makes performing maintenance very comfortable. Locker lids on the deck are solidly constructed, as is the walkway between the trampolines and should last the owner many years. Solar panels on the roof are recessed and designed with a guttering system to collect fresh rainwater, adding to the practicality of this boat as a blue water cruiser.

Visibility from the twin helms is exceptional, though taller sailors may find the hardtop a little low when standing. Being located outboard with such excellent visibility also means the helms are slightly exposed to the elements and can make the captain’s life uncomfortable when on watch in wet weather. Having engine controls in this position at each helm makes docking and maneuvering safe and easy.

The large opening lockers on the floor and under seating provide adequate storage space. The cockpit coffee table folds out into a dining table with the wrap-around L shaped lounge providing accommodation for eight people. A huge triple sliding window allows access from the galley to the cockpit lounge, making communication and delivery of food and drinks a breeze. Features such as bracing points, handholds, and attachment points are in good supply in the cockpit for added safety and security.

The Seawind 1600 is a performance catamaran with daggerboards, but conveniently don’t protrude through to the deck. This makes moving about on top much easier and safer, especially when offshore. The mechanism for operating these is in the cockpit for ease of use and safety. All lockers and hatches are well designed and finished flush to the deck. The main sheet is controlled by winches on either side of the rear seat in the cockpit. Also, for safety and practicality, most other lines are controlled by a power winch in the center of the cockpit, with the lines tailing into bins, keeping the area neat and uncluttered.

Moving from the cockpit to the saloon is unobstructed, through a good-sized sliding door and down two steps. The interior is bright and minimalist in design. Four forward-facing opening hatches provide good ventilation, and combined with wrap-around windows, the sailor has exceptional visibility. The navigation station is located up and forward on the starboard side. From this position, you have excellent 360-degree visibility all around and are also able to see the sails. The outstanding visibility makes the saloon suitable and safe for being on watch during poor weather.

A large U shaped lounge offers plenty of comfortable seating for up to eight, with a coffee table that folds out, converting into a dining table. The large flat-screen TV makes this space great for movie night. Communication with those outside is easy through the extra-large window adjacent to the galley. While the cabinetry could have slightly larger rounded corners for safety, they’re all solidly constructed with quality materials.

The galley is mounted up in the saloon on the starboard side in an enclosed U shaped configuration, suggesting it would be a safe, secure space during rough weather. With a large amount of bench space, deep double stainless sink, three burner stovetop, 130L front-loading fridge, and 90L top-loading freezer, this is a practical cruising galley.

ACCOMMODATIONS

Two accommodation configurations are available in the Seawind 1600. Four cabins with two in each hull, or three cabins with the entire starboard side allocated to the owner’s berth. The forward guest cabin is quite small and is a single berth, which is a compromise given the narrow hulls of this performance catamaran. Although the master cabin is quite comfortable with four opening hatches for natural sunlight and ventilation. The master has a vanity with a chair that can be used as a desk and a good number of drawers and storage space.

All cabins have recessed fans, which are a practical solution to ensure good ventilation. The separate showers have 2 meters, standing headroom, and the thoughtful opaque windows in the ceiling illuminate the area well but, most importantly, provide privacy from those on deck. The lighting is aesthetically pleasing and useful throughout, with recessed LED lighting utilized in many places. Although this catamaran doesn’t have the luxury of production cruising catamarans, the accommodation is functional and practical.

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS

  • Overall Length: 51’8″ / 15.74 m
  • Waterline Length: 51’6/ 15.7 m
  • Beam: 25’10” / 7.9 m
  • Min. Draft: 2’1″ / 0.54 m
  • Max. Draft (boards down): 8’6″ / 2.6 m
  • Displacement: 28,000 lbs / 13,000 kg
  • Diesel Saildrives: 2 x Yanmar 57 hp / 43 kw
  • Fuel: 200 US gal / 750 litres
  • Fresh Water: 155 US gal / 600 litres
  • Mast Height: 71’ 8” / 22.8 m
  • Steering System: Lewmar Mamba
  • Underwing Clearance: 2’4″ / 0.75 m
  • Upwind Sail Area: 1,558 sq ft / 144.5 sq m
  • Mainsail: 1,080 sq ft / 100 sq m
  • Jib: 478 sq ft / 44.5 sq m
  • Screecher (optional): 990 sq ft / 92.5 sq m
  • Spinnaker (optional): 2,370 sq ft / 220 sq m  

PRICE RANGE

The Seawind 1600 starts at $889,000. Although after adding some of the optional extras, the price rises up to $990,000, which is comparable to other catamarans of similar size and type.

With a thoughtful design such as a recessed daggerboard that doesn’t impede in the interior or deck and a minimalist interior, this catamaran suits the sailor who wants to be able to make fast passages while in comfort. This is a fast, performance cruiser, and some volume for storage and living space is compromised with the narrow hull widths to achieve the increase in sailing performance.

With a large cockpit and saloon that has many opening windows provide superb visibility from the helm and saloon for convenience and ease of communication. The forward-facing navigation station is a safe location when on watch, with the amazing visibility to see both the headsail and mainsail. Overall, the Seawind 1600 would suit those who want to travel fast and are happy to compromise space for performance and sailing ability.

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Seawind 1600 Passagemaker Catamaran

Comfort and performance.

Designed by world renowned naval architects Reichel Pugh, this 52 foot luxury catamaran is the perfect balance of cruising comfort and performance sailing. Using high end composite construction materials and techniques, the Seawind 1600 is pitched at the sailor who is looking for something a little extra.

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Blue Water Performance

With simple sailing systems, twin protected helms and a large open cockpit space, this blue water luxury cruising catamaran sets the standard for offshore sailing. With daggerboards, narrow hulls, performance sails and light weight construction she is guaranteed to sail quickly and smoothly.

Indoor/Outdoor Seamless Living

Seawind Catamarans are known for their open plan layout, great ventilation and indoor/outdoor living. The Seawind 1600 is no exception. Her large cockpit is fully cover with a raised hardtop, has a cockpit table and seating which adjoins both the starboard helm station and galley through a large sliding window.

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Saloon and Galley

Her large saloon contains a convertible table with seating for eight, navigation station and fully equipped galley up. There is a large sliding window above the galley which connects to the outdoor dining in the cockpit making it easy pass food out.

Comfortable Accomodation

With options of a 3 or 4 cabin layout, she can comfortably sleep 8-10 people. In the owners version 3 cabin layout, with the owners to starboard, there is a queen size bed, desk and dressing area with a full size bathroom. The port hull contains another queen berth cabin as well as a cabin with 2 single berths which can be converted to a double and another bathroom.

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  • Draft 0.6m- 2.6m
  • Displacement 13,600kg
  • Underwind Clearance 0.75m
  • Inboards 2 x Yanmar 57HP

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The Seawind 1600 is designed by world-renowned naval architects Reichel Pugh, this 52-foot luxury catamaran is the perfect balance of cruising comfort and performance sailing.

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 As the flagship of the Leopard line the Leopard 58  is expertly crafted by world renowned Robertson & Caine. This luxury catamaran stays true to the sleek and innovative style that has made Leopard Catamarans so popular, while offering new features and multiple layout options.

The Leopard 58 burst onto the scene entering the exciting new market of XXL sized cruising catamarans.  The Leopard 58 is born from many innovations, and the winner of several accolades. The designer is the legendary naval architect Alexander Simonis, who has arguably done more to push limits of catamaran design, and taken a once niche product (cruising multihulls) into the sailing mainstream.  The Leopard 58 is undoubtedly his crowning achievement, and you only have to go cruising one to appreciate this. 

The Leopard 58 was designed from the ground up to be an open water yacht that places comfort and ‘wow factor’ at the top of the list, and most importantly be the ultimate stage for high end maritime vacations.  The obvious standout, is the simply epic flybridge, from which you have this jaw dropping stage to appreciate your surroundings, both whilst sailing and at anchor.

Some time ago, I had the pleasure of taking two Leopard 58’s out on a mini-cruise 4 day with friends and family.  Both yachts were fully crewed, so it was a given that we’d be well taken care, and naturally the awesome Moorings team excelled.  What really struck our friends, was how luxurious these yachts were, and the flybridge became our breezy home, for food, drinks, relaxing, laughter and enjoying the unparalleled view.   The recurring comments from the guests were that they felt like they were on a much more expensive mega-yacht.  Also that this was better in every way, than staying at a 5 star resort. This was reinforced with cabins that opened up onto their private deck level cockpit, and comfortably sitting 10 adults and 3 children around a table for dinner, on the lower aft deck.  We all felt that regardless of how professional our crew were, what really made the vacation was the Leopard 58, and as we were sadly pulling back into the dock, we started making plans for the next identical trip.

Something unique to this model, is the vast array of layouts available.  We were sailing on a six cabin version, which has two cabins in each hull (the aft port is coverable to bunks), with two cabins forward of the main salon.  These two forward cabins open up onto the capacious forward cockpit, a lovely breezy place to enjoy your morning coffee.  Other available layouts, that are less ‘charter’, more ‘owners’ are:- three, four or five cabin owner’s version.  These are possible, as one hull can be dedicated to the owner, and the salon can open up all the way forward.  So where the charter version has two cabins forward, you can either have a separate lounge office area that opens onto the forward cockpit, or you have a single large owners cabin here.  This flexibility is the Leopard 58 trump card.

Going back to the flybridge (because its irresistible), here you can command all aspects for sailing this yacht from the central helm.  Visibility forward and side to side is great, and all lines lead back to helm through a neatly arranged bank of rope clutches and then onto the powered winches.  Push a button, and you’re sailing, solo if needed, with a self-tacking jib.  Here on the flybridge there is a wet bar, fridge and full sized BBQ, hence there being little need to leave this oasis.  The aft end of the flybridge is open plan, and can fit three sun loungers in comfort.  These can be cleared away, and you have space for yoga or in our case dancing.

Heading down the eight-step stairwell you come out into the aft cockpit, which has space for the large dinning table.  Aft of this is the ingenious hydraulic swim platform, which lowers the tender into water, and can be set an any height.  This means without the tender you can leave this semi-submerged, which works surprisingly well as a wet lounge, in calm waters.  Or semi-raised as an easy to board aft dock, for people and supplies.  When it’s time to set sail, you simply raise your tender out of the water, and you’re safe to make passage.

Heading inside, the salon is on the starboard side, where you have a very large seating area, with an expandable table.  Here you can enjoy fine dining within the comforts of the fully air-conditioned yacht, or at the end of night, watch movies on the large flat-screen TV.  On the port side is the generous galley, which is much larger than most yachts of this size, and provides plenty of preparation space in a fully wrap around configuration.  The full sized standing fridge freezer is something all large yachts should have.. 

For power, the vessel is pushed along nicely by two 75hp Yanmar engines (100hp optional) with v-drives, that are reliable and very economical.   Most owners cruise at 2400/2600 rpm and at this speed you'll be pushed along at 7 knots. When maxed out at 3200rpm you'll make closer to 8-9 knots.  This gives you the confidence to know that you'll be able to make good headway in adverse seas.  Access to the engines is through the large aft hatches (where you’ll also find the generator on port and the air-con power and pumps to starboard).  Here you get tons of space to comfortably work on all sides of the engines for easy servicing.

The water maker, if fitted, is located in the starboard bow drop down crew cabin.  This same space is mirrored in the port bow, and can be used for yet more storage.  Both these spaces serve as water-tight crash protection, to give you peace of mind during passage making.

This is by no means a racing yacht, but this isn’t what a buyer of one of these is looking for.  Instead you have a yacht that is comfortable in a seaway (helped by almost a meter of bridge-deck clearance and a full length water-line), and sublime at rest, for owners and guests alike.

The Leopard 58 is without doubt the most exciting large-sized cat out there, and gives many 80 foot cats a run for their money.  Speaking with crews and owners they all talk highly of the space, comfort, reliability and wow-factor that this design gives.  It helps that guests are in seventh heaven, and always want to come back.  We all did too!

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The award winning line of Leopard Catamarans happily announces its newest addition, the luxurious and innovative Leopard 58. This exciting new member of the Leopard family, expertly crafted by world renowned Robertson and Caine, stays true to Leopard Catamarans sleek and innovative style. The designers at Robertson and Caine took 40 years of customer feedback into consideration when creating the new Leopard 58, as they have with the rest of the Leopard range. This makes each Leopard unique, and the Leopard 58 is no exception.

This one of a kind catamaran includes a large flybridge with lounge area with seating for up to 12. This picturesque area provides the perfect space for cocktails, lounging, or even meals. Also located on the flybridge, the helm station, equipped with some of the latest boating technology, including a Plastimo offshore 75 compass. This location gives the helmsman a 360 degree view, perfect for blue water sailing.

Like her sister, the award winning Leopard 44 which made her debut in 2011, the Leopard 58 also incorporates a forward cockpit with direct access from the saloon, only seen on Leopard Catamarans. This special feature allows for even more outdoor living space. The forward cockpit, first seen on the Leopard 44, received a healthy amount of positive recognition from judges in both Cruising World’s Boat of the Year 2012, and SAIL Magazine’s Best Boats 2012.

The Leopard 58 also includes a large aft cockpit with seating for up to 12 at stand-alone tables and chairs, which can be stored in the cockpit locker. This versatile area gives an expansive amount of flexible space for standing, or dining. The aft cockpit also leads straight to the hydraulic dinghy and swim platform found at the back of yacht.

This yacht comes with anywhere between 2 and 6 cabins, and 2 to 6 shower rooms and heads. The Leopard 58 accommodates groups with family get-a-ways in mind or the couple who wants to sail the world. The interior, just as aesthetically pleasing as the exterior, is complete with cherry wood finishes, wood trim, plush faux leather seating, and large windows letting in an abundance of natural light. The state of the art galley is prepared for all culinary needs, with ample counter and prep space, a large double sink, oven, fridge, and a plethora of cabinet space.

The Leopard 58 makes her debut in Annapolis, Maryland this October at the United States Boat Show. She will be on display and available for sea trials. Her arrival is anxiously awaited!

Evolving from 40 years of customer feedback, Leopard Catamarans pooled their expertise with builders Robertson and Caine to design the Leopard line of blue water cruising catamarans. As the worldwide dealer, we’re proud to say that over 900 Leopard cats have now sailed more than 9 million miles and the world’s largest oceans.

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The key strength of the 58, the forward cockpit opens up the perspective of the boat.

The salon opposite the step on the 4 cabin version or 3 cabin owner’s version is a success, it totally seperates the relaxation area from the eating area.

The navigation station is opposite the salon in this version, well done on the choice of club chairs.

On the charter version, forward of the table, the front cabins enjoy an exceptional marine viewpoint.

The new interior design of the 58.

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Within the family of luxury catamarans there is fierce competition between the world’s leading manufacturers. The possible layouts of these 16-18 meter boats makes them extremely adaptable, so capable of seducing wealthy owners as well as charter operators and even a few defectors from the motorboat world. The 58, exhibited at the Annapolis Boat Show, is still not widely seen in Europe. So we went to Florida to try it out.

The advent of reliable electric winches and furlers, combined with incredible advances in equipment (clutches, blocks, deck organizers) and high resistance materials, have helped further the development of XXL sized cruising catamarans. Certain yards play the high speed card, and employ sophisticated building techniques to combine a good level of comfort and equipment, with high performance. The Outremer 5X, the Gunboats, the Sig 60, the Alibi all occupy this niche, Catana sits between the two, with its fast limousines (59’ and 70’), but it’s the multi yachts where there’s been the most progress. Sunreef has championed the personalized interior, Lagoon that of conviviality and reinvented spaces, brilliantly Fountaine Pajot is up there, but in this sector with the Sanya and the Victoria, Privilege is renewing its series 6 and 7 known for the quality of their finish; numerous other prototypes and creative projects are trying to establish themselves in this coveted demanding niche.

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  • Heads: 4 to 6
  • Berths: 6 to 12
  • Showers: 4 to 6

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  • LOA: 50 ft 6 in / 15.4 m
  • LWL: 48 ft 11 in / 14.9 m
  • Beam: 26 ft 5 in / 8.04 m
  • Draft: 5 ft 3 in / 1.61 m
  • Mast Height: 77 ft 2 in / 23.52 m
  • Bridgedeck Clearance: 3 ft 5 in / 1.03 m
  • Engine: 2x 57 hp
  • Propeller Dimensions: 3‐blade 18in x 14in
  • Engine No. Cylinders: 4
  • Fuel: 243 gal / 920 L

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  • Bunk Dimensions:  View Leopard Range Bunk Dimensions
  • Headroom:  View Leopard Range Headroom Dimensions
  • Water: 185 gal / 700 L
  • Mainsail Area (Standard): 964 sqft / 89.6 sqm
  • Mainsail Area (Square Top): 1019 sqft / 94.7 sqm
  • Genoa Area: 688 sqft / 63.9 sqm
  • Spinnaker Area: 204 sqft / 2199 sqm
  • Code 0 Area: 970 sqft / 90.1 sqm
  • Code D Area: 1690 sqft / 157 sqm
  • Total Upwind Area (Standard): 1652 sqft / 153.5 sqm
  • Polars:  View Leopard 50 Performance Documents
  • Displacement: 41888 lbs / 19000 kg
  • Load Carrying Capacity: 15432 lbs / 7000 kg
  • Holding Tank Capacity: 45 gal / 170 L

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2019 Leopard 58

Venice, united states of america (the), $1,390,000 tax paid.

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Don't let new boat pricing fool you.  This lightly used 58 has been upgraded with everything you could want to step on and go cruising!  To get a new boat to this standard would cost well over 500k more.

BROKER'S REMARKS:  Leopard Brokerage is extremely proud to present this 2019 Leopard 58.  This better than new catamaran has been upgraded extensively by an experienced yachting family.  "Mostly Sunny" is available now in Florida, tax paid, all the new boat bugs worked out and ready to sail! *(Note: Owner to retain name)*

Don't wait, this boat is ready to cruise!

Notable Features:

-Full Strata glass enclosure for flybridge -11' Highfield Dinghy with 20hp honda -4 blade MaxProps -1,800 Ah Lithium Ion battery bank -1,120 W Solar Array -Custom stainless ladder to hard top -In Boom Furling for North Main -Electric Furling Genoa -Gennaker and bowsprit -3x Electric Lewmar Winches -Radar/AIS -Lower Helm Station with autopilot, chartplotter, and throttles -Bow Thruster -Upgraded 110hp Yanmar Engines-20kW Northern Lights Generator -81,000 BTU Webasto A/C -Spectra Newport 400 Watermaker

BUILDER'S REMARKS: The flagship of the Leopard line, the Leopard 58 is expertly crafted by world renowned Robertson & Caine. This luxury catamaran stays true to the sleek and innovative style that has made Leopard Catamarans so popular, while offering new features and multiple layout options.

  • OTHER ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT: Northern Lights 20 KW, Inverter
  • SOLAR PANELS: 8 x 140w Solara with MPPT controller and Victron display
  • BOWTHRUSTER: Factory Installed, Starboard Hull
  • PLOTTER AT HELM: Raymarine a125 12" Multifunction Display w/WiFi
  • PLOTTER AT NAV STATION: Raymarine a95 9" Multifunction Display
  • NAV STATION: Raymarine p70R Rotary Autopilot Controller and second throttle
  • RADAR: HD Colour Radar 4kW 18" 48nm Radome scanner
  • CAMERAS: Forward and Rear facing
  • AIS: Raymarine AIS 650 Transceiver
  • SATELLITE PHONE: KVH Tracphone V3iP
  • INTERNET ACCESS: Digital Yacht 4G Connect Pro
  • TV: 48" flat screen with home entertainment system in salon, bose surround sound, Local TV Antenna installed on flybridge
  • USB SOCKETS: At panel, nav station, and cabins
  • BLINDS: Throughout.  Electric operated in Salon
  • SALOON TABLE: Adjustable with fold outs
  • CONTROLS AT NAV STATION: Throttle remote autopilot
  • DISHWASHER: Fisher & Paykel in galley
  • WASHER/DRYER: Splendide, Owners Cabin
  • WATERMAKER: Spectra Newport 400, 12v, 17 gal/hr
  • HEADS: 4 electric with freshwater/saltwater flush option

Basic Details

  • Boat Name: Mostly Sunny
  • Make: Leopard
  • Length: 58ft / 17.56m
  • Location: Venice, US
  • Price: $1,390,000
  • Fuel Type: diesel
  • Hull Material: Fiberglass
  • Hull Construction: Composite Glass Reinforced Plastic (GRP) sandwich with Balsa core
  • Deck Material: Textured GRP
  • Rudder Type: Balanced spade
  • Keel Type: Multihull
  • Where Built: Cape Town, South Africa
  • HIN: ZA-RACA7033G819
  • Layout (Cabins): 4
  • Layout (Heads): 4
  • LOA: 57 ft 7 in / 17.55 m
  • LWL: 54 ft 2 in / 16.51 m
  • Beam: 27 ft 9 in / 8.46 m
  • Draft: 6 ft / 1.83 m
  • Mast Height: 90' 3"
  • Sail Area: 2,010 sq/ ft

Engines and Controls

  • Make: Yanmar
  • Model: 4JH110
  • Type: Inboard
  • Drive Type: V
  • Prop Type: 4 Blade, Folding
  • Engine Hours Run / Date: 70
  • Engine Hours Run / Date: 65
  • Gearbox: V Drive
  • Controls: Morse
  • Cooling System: Heat Exchanger
  • Capacity: 900.93L / 238USgal
  • Capacity: 1559.59L / 412USgal
  • Capacity: 253.62L / 67USgal

Accommodations

Electronics and navigation.

  • Depthsounder: Raymarine
  • Wind Speed and Direction: Raymarine
  • GPS: Raymarine
  • Compass: Yes
  • Plotter: Raymarine a125
  • Autopilot: Raymarine p70
  • VHF: Raymarine
  • Radar: HD Colour 48NM
  • TV Set: Yes
  • Cockpit Speakers: Yes
  • Fully Battened Mainsail: North Sails In Boom Roller Furling
  • Furling Genoa: ProFurl Electric Furler
  • Gennaker/Cruising Spinnaker: On Sprit with Furler
  • Mainsail Cover: Yes
  • Additional Sails: Code 0 on Bowsprit, Asymetric Spinnaker
  • Genoa Winches: Lewmar Electric
  • Main Halyard Winch: Lewmar Electric
  • Mainsheet Winch: Lewmar Electric
  • Type of Rig: North & Ulman
  • Spar Maker / Material: Z Spar/Aluminum + LeisureFurl In Boom Furler
  • Standing Rigging Material: Wire
  • Running Rigging Material: Rope
  • Mainsail Reefing: In boom Furling
  • Headsail Roller Furling: Electric
  • Boom Vang: Harken Hydraulic
  • Electric Winch: 3x Lewmar

Inside Equipment

  • Electric Bilge Pump: Yes
  • Manual Bilge Pump: Yes
  • Air Conditioning: Webasto 81k BTU
  • Fans: Yes, throughout
  • Heating: Yes
  • Hot Water: Yes
  • Fresh Water Maker: Newport Spectra 400 12v
  • Fresh Water Pump: Yes
  • Washing Machine: Splendid Washer/Dryer Combo
  • Cooker Type: Propane - Smeg oven and cooktop
  • Microwave Oven: GE
  • Sink: Double Stainless Steel, Drying Rack
  • Electric Head: Fresh & Saltwater Flush Option
  • Handbasins: 4
  • Upholstery/Color Scheme: Light Grey
  • Interior Construction/Wood Type: Ash white panelite finishes with solid trims
  • Refrigerator: Vitrifrigo
  • Deep Freezer: Yes
  • Cookware: No

Electrical Equipment

  • Shore Power: 2x 50Amp 110V (220V Circuit)
  • Electrical Circuit: 220V
  • Battery Charger: Yes
  • Generator: Northern Lights 20kW
  • House Batteries: Lithium Ion
  • Engine Batteries: AGM
  • Generator Batteries: AGM

Deck Equipment

  • Steering System: Wheel
  • Docking System: Bow Thruster
  • Steering Wheel: Yes
  • Bimini Top: Yes
  • Dodger: Full Enclosure for Flybridge
  • Teak Cockpit: Synthetic Teak
  • Solar Panel: 8x Solara 140w
  • Cockpit Cushions: Yes
  • Swimming Ladder: Yes
  • Davits: Electric Motorized Platform
  • Tender: 11'3 Highfield
  • Outboard Engine: 20hp Honda
  • Dinghy: 11' Highfield
  • Fenders: Yes
  • Grill / BBQ: Yes
  • Icemaker: Yes x 2
  • Cockpit Refrigeration: Yes on flybridge and aft deck
  • Flybridge: Yes
  • Wetbar: On Flybridge
  • Anchor Windlass: Lewmar
  • Primary Anchor: Delta
  • Liferaft: x2
  • Bow Thruster: Starboard Hull
  • Cockpit Cover: Full Strata-Glass enclosure for flybridge

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Book a charter and travel between 9 - 31 October, 2019 and we'll guarantee a sleep on board the night before departure at Coral Sea Marina. 2 cabin: $180. 3 cabin: $240. 4 cabin: $320. Call our friendly sales team to make your booking today. 1800 075 101. Available on all vessels, subject to availability and prices are per boat. Valid for new bookings only.

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With a large flybridge and lounge area with seating for up to 12, the Leopard 58 gives an impressive holiday experience with a superyacht feel.

** Based on a 7 night charter**

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Leopard 58 - 'Provision'

The picturesque flybridge provides the perfect space for cocktails, lounging, or even meals with the wet bar including BBQ and gives the helmsman a 360 degree view, perfect for sailing the Whitsundays.

With 6 cabins and 6 ensuites, forward cockpit feature and aft cockpit that leads straight to the hydraulic dingy and swim platform the Leopard 58 allows for even more living space for up to 12 people accommodating groups for family get-aways in mind or for the couple who want complete privacy but ample space.

A large open galley with full size fridge and freezer,  Nespresso coffee machine,  washer and dryer, water maker, air-conditioning and ample storage means longer cruising times without the need to re-provision back in port. The perfect way to enjoy a bareboat experience with a superyacht feel.

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*Skipper yourself (Bareboat Charters) - Due to the size of this vessel, a Sail Guide for the duration of a charter may be necessary depending on the level of experience the charterer has.

*Skippered charters - this vessel is also available for crewed charters with a skipper and host.

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We a family of five and had a fabulous week adventuring the islands and tweaking our sailing skills, despite the looming cyclone Owen. Cumberland Charter Yachts kept us well informed and updated twice daily whilst making an effort not to alarm the charterers! They quickly responded to a engine problem and whipped a mechanic out over the passage to fix it up. Thanks Rob who did the job with a smile! I first chartered a Cumberland Charter Yachts in 1989, hoping we meet again much sooner for the next visit. Thanks one and all!

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  • Freezer (60L)
  • AM/FM Radio
  • Bluetooth Stereo
  • Air Conditioning
  • Deck Shower

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The Leopard 58 is the first production catamaran that can be ordered in a 2,3,4,5, or 6 cabin layout, with the option for separate crew cabins. You can personalize your yacht's interior layout to your individual needs. A choice of interior colors is also available.

LENGTH: Traditionally, LOA (length over all) equaled hull length. Today, many builders use LOA to include rail overhangs, bowsprits, etc. and LOD (length on deck) for hull length. That said, LOA may still mean LOD if the builder is being honest and using accepted industry standards developed by groups like the ABYC (American Boat and Yacht Council).

Phone: +44 (0)2392 222 275. LEOPARD 58 CLEARWATER, FL - The award winning line of Leopard Catamarans happily announces its newest addition, the luxurious and innovative Leopard 58. This exciting new member of the Leopard family, expertly crafted by world renowned Robertson and Caine, stays true to Leopard Catamarans sleek and innovative style.

Find Leopard Catamaran 58 boats for sale in your area & across the world on YachtWorld. Offering the best selection of Leopard boats to choose from.

The Leopard 58 burst onto the scene entering the exciting new market of XXL sized cruising catamarans. The Leopard 58 is born from many innovations, and the winner of several accolades. The designer is the legendary naval architect Alexander Simonis, who has arguably done more to push limits of catamaran design, and taken a once niche product ...

the Leopard 58 stays true to Leopard Catamarans sleek and innovative style. This luxurious catamaran offers the option of 2 to 6 cabins, and like the award-winning Leopard 44 and Leopard 48, the Leopard 58 features a large forward cockpit. Another intriguing feature on the Leopard 58 is the expansive flybridge with seating for up to 12 people.

The Leopard 58 is the first production catamaran that can be ordered in a 2,3,4,5 or 6 cabin layout, with the option for separate crew cabins. You can personalize your yacht's interior lay out to your individual needs, as well as your choice of selected colors. The choice of the master cabin in the starboard hull

The award winning line of Leopard Catamarans happily announces its newest addition, the luxurious and innovative Leopard 58. This exciting new member of the Leopard family, expertly crafted by world renowned Robertson and Caine, stays true to Leopard Catamarans sleek and innovative style. The designers at Robertson and Caine took 40 years of ...

2 - A 123 m² mainsail for power, a self-tacking solent for ease of maneuvering, the 58 is a sensible catamaran. 3 - The design of the portlights (coachroof panels, vertical and horizontal plexiglass) has been given special attention on the 58. ... 80-85 Essai Leopard 58_MM165-US_essai 14/05/14 16:35 Page82. 9 - In the 4 cabin cherry version ...

The flagship of the Leopard line, the Leopard 58, is expertly crafted by world renowned Robertson & Caine. This luxury catamaran stays true to the sleek and ...

test. The key strength of the 58, the forward cockpit opens up the perspective of the boat. The salon opposite the step on the 4 cabin version or 3 cabin owner's version is a success, it totally seperates the relaxation area from the eating area. The navigation station is opposite the salon in this version, well done on the choice of club chairs.

Find Sail Leopard Catamaran boats for sale in your area & across the world on YachtWorld. Offering the best selection of Leopard boats to choose from. ... 2014 Leopard 58. US$1,049,000. ↓ Price Drop. Leopard Catamarans Brokerage | Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Request Info; New Arrival; 2012 Leopard 46. US$459,000. ↓ Price Drop. US $3,625/mo.

Broker's Remarks: Leopard Brokerage proudly presents this like new, 2019 Leopard 58. This is an open salon, 4 cabin version with owners cabin starboard aft. The 58 is a true flagship for a discerning yacht owner. The flybridge is largest in class with room for everyone to lounge, cook, or ... Leopard Catamarans Brokerage 850 NE 3rd Street ...

Sailboat specifications. Last update: 24th February 2020. The Leopard 58 is a 57'7" (17.56m) cruising catamaran designed by Simonis Voogd Design (Netherlands). She is built since 2011 by Robertson and Caine (South Africa). The Leopard 58 has also been marketed as Moorings 5800.

Leopard 58 #108 - 2016 Model $1,399,000 Leopard Catamarans' flagship, the Leopard 58, is expertly crafted by world renowned Robertson and Caine. This luxury catamaran stays true to the sleek and innovative style that has made Leopard Catamarans so popular, while adding new features and multiple layout

Live out your sailing dreams aboard the Leopard 50. This catamaran is everything you envisioned, plus so much more. With a never-before-seen lounging flybridge of this size, the Leopard 50 incorporates the best attributes from its predecessor and 2012 Boat of the Year, the Leopard 48. Now, with even more living space and options, your journey ahead is boundless.

To get a new boat to this standard would cost well over 500k more. BROKER'S REMARKS: Leopard Brokerage is extremely proud to present this 2019 Leopard 58. This better than new catamaran has been upgraded extensively by an experienced yachting family. "Mostly Sunny" is available now in Florida, tax paid, all the new boat bugs worked out and ...

BUILDERS REMARKS: Nothing compares to cruising the sea aboard the Leopard 58, exclusively designed and built for The Moorings by Robertson and Caine. With a spacious, split-level floor plan featuring two cabins opening to a forward cockpit and four cabins below (all with private en-suite baths), the 5800 provides unforgettable sailing getaways ...

Leopard 58 Sailing Catamaran. With a large flybridge and lounge area with seating for up to 12, the Leopard 58 gives an impressive holiday experience with a superyacht feel. ... Leopard 58 - 'Provision' The picturesque flybridge provides the perfect space for cocktails, lounging, or even meals with the wet bar including BBQ and gives the ...

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Leopard 58. A sailboat built by Leopard, the 58 is a catamaran vessel. Leopard 58 boats are typically used for day-cruising, overnight-cruising and sailing. These boats were built with a fiberglass catamaran; usually with an inboard and available in Diesel. Got a specific Leopard 58 in mind?

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Designed by world renowned naval architect Reichel Pugh and backed by Seawind's 35+ years of experience producing high quality cruising catamarans, the 1600 is at the top of the world’s best performing high end luxury catamarans. Using advanced composite construction materials and techniques, this 52’ vessel is the perfect balance of cruising comfort, safety at sea, and performance, while still maintaining ease of operation. This blue water cruising catamaran sets the standard for offshore sailing.

Seawind 1600 Passagemaker

Large Sliding Door Between the Cockpit & Saloon

The saloon & galley are on the same level with beautiful light-oak finishes & walnut flooring throughout, (teak interior option also available).  Floor to ceiling pantry, top-loading freezer and built-in wine storage (10 bottles) are among the elegant features within.  Separate shower stalls and vessel sinks fancify both heads.

Controls Near Each Helm Station

Fully recessed within the hulls, the infused carbon fiber dagger boards do not protrude through the deck leaving a clean flush surface without obstruction. When fully retracted, the Seawind 1600 draws only 2’ 1”, and when the dagger boards are fully deployed, it has a draft of 8’ 6” inches providing maximum windward performance. Dagger board controls, both up & down, are by a continuous line drive winch located near each helm position.

Seawind 1600 Passagemaker

Three or Four-Cabin Layout

A wardrobe style closet and seated vanity area in the Owners cabin allows for greater storage and an enhanced living space.  The port side guest aft cabin has two twin beds or can convert to a queen size bed.

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Seawind 1600 (16.1 METERS / 52.8 ft ) PASSAGEMAKER EDITION

STANDARD SPECIFICATIONS AND EQUIPMENT – OWNERS 3 Cabin Version

  • GENERAL: The Seawind 1600 Passagemaker is built to the highest standards of a luxury world-class yacht of this size and type. Only the highest quality materials & equipment are used throughout, with special care and attention to delivering first class finishes and solutions for serious cruisers.

The overall aim is for a level of construction, workmanship, equipment, fitout and style that surpasses any other comparable 50′ catamaran available in the market at this price range.

Designed by world renowned Designers Reichel Pugh and backed by the 30+ year success of Seawind Catamarans in building high quality, cruising, performance catamarans, the 1600 takes its place as one of the world’s best performing high end luxury catamarans.

  • CONSTRUCTION:

Finish: Full female moulded hulls & decks, exterior gelcoat finish with moulded-in non-slip surface on deck areas.

Hull & Deck Laminate: Vinyl Ester (Modified epoxy) resin infused laminate throughout. Composite PVC sandwich construction to Designer Reichel Pugh specifications. Engineering by Reichel Pugh to CE & ABYS Standards. Extensive carbon & Kevlar aramid reinforcements in specified areas. Bulkheads in high density PVC cored composite panels with vinyl ester resins. Chainplates and high load areas in carbon.

  • MAST/BOOM/SAILS:
  • Clear anodised aluminium mast and boom. Double Spreader, 7/8 rig.
  • Standing Rigging – Stainless Steel 1 x 19 Dyform wire.
  • Halyards – Main halyard: 2:1 in 12 mm Spectra rope : Heavy duty shackle.

– Genoa halyard: 12 mm Spectra rope. Heavy duty shackle.

– Screacher halyard 2:1 in 12mm spectra rope. Heavy duty shackle.

– Topping lift: 12 mm Double Braid. Heavy duty shackle.

– Spinnaker Halyard: 12mm Double Braid with snap-shackle spliced to end.

  • Boom outhaul.
  • 3 x mainsail single line reefing fitted, all running aft into the cockpit.
  • Mainsail control by two winches located on aft beam.
  • Fully battened mainsail. Luff adjustable batten end caps. Fibreglass sail battens ( 7 ).
  • Cruising mainsail cover with integrated lazy jack system.
  • Self-tacking headsail with headsail furler. Curved headsail traveller track with end stops. Control sheet lead aft to cockpit.
  • DECK EQUIPMENT:
  • Deck Hatches & Portholes ( 22 in total )

2 x Forecabin hatches 510mm x 510mm.

2 x Saloon Hatches 510mm x 510mm.

2 x Underwing Escape Hatches 500mm x 500mm.

2 x Aft Cabin Hatches 200mm x 200mm.

2 x Fwd Windscreen Hatches 430 x 430.

2 x Fwd Windscreen Portholes.

8 x Hullside opening portholes.

2 x Inboard aft cabin portholes.

  • Fibreglass Flush Mounted Deck Hatches:

1x Anchor winch & chain hatch – fore deck.

2 x Forward large storage hatches.

2 x Bow large storage hatches.

2 x Aft deck engine hatches 700mm x 700mm.

2 x Cockpit sole storage hatches 1160mm x 870mm.

  • Cockpit under seat storage hatch.
  • Cockpit gas locker.
  • Companionway storage cupboard.
  • 8 x Docking cleats. 4 Each side : bow, stern & amidships.
  • 12 x Rope clutches
  • 2 x small cleats inboard transom for dinghy.
  • All halyards & sail controls to cockpit.
  • 12 x Rope clutches.
  • Mainsail Sheet winches: 2 x size 50 – 2 speed self tailing.
  • Jib Sheet, main halyard and main reefs are controlled at main size 50 electric winch.
  • Heavy Duty ball bearing blocks.
  • Mainsail Double Sheeting System.
  • Stanchions/Rails: High quality stanchions with double life-lines. Deck stanchions 600mm high for maximum safety.
  • Bow Pulpits with seating for 2 people.
  • Synthetic lines across bow with pelican hook releases.
  • 2 x transom access gates with pelican hook releases.
  • 2 x side access gates with pelican hook releases.
  • 2 x coach roof hand rails.
  • Aft swim ladder : pull out stainless aft swim ladder on starboard side.
  • NAVIGATION:
  • 2 x Steering compasses.
  • B&G: Log, speed, depth.
  • B&G: DSC VHF radio.
  • FORWARD BEAM, CATWALK AND TRAMPOLINES:
  • Alloy Forward beam. Adjustable pelican striker and cable.
  • Catwalk/longaron in foam-sandwich fibreglass and molded non skid finish.
  • 1 x mooring self launching anchor roller integral into composite catwalk/longaron.
  • Hinges covers to access anchor and bridle.
  • Open weave trampolines.
  • AFT BEAM & COCKPIT & DECK:
  • Moulded cockpit sole with large sliding door to saloon. Large sliding window access to saloon & galley.
  • Cockpit seating (upholstered) & cockpit table.
  • Hard composite Bimini top over cockpit. Mounted solar panels. Rain water catching system.
  • Non skid deck with water tight engine hatches with SS gas struts.
  • Overhead lights & courtesy step lights – all LED.
  • UV quality upholstered seating for 8 people.
  • Halyard pockets.
  • Walk up transom entry port & starboard.
  • Pull out SS Boarding ladder enclosed in transom.
  • Carbon fibre Davits with pulley system for Dinghy.
  • 2 x manual bilge pump flush mounted.
  • 2 large under cockpit floor lazarettes with gas strut assisted hatches.
  • HELM & RUDDER SYSTEM:
  • Twin helm stations under aft corner of hard bimini. Upholstered double raised seats with backrests & footrests.
  • High quality, lightweight composite steering wheels 840mm diameter.
  • Twin magnetic compasses.
  • Pedestal navigation instrument panels.
  • Balanced Dagger rudder blades in hung carbon fiber rudder cases. Fully retractable.
  • Gas strut assisted hatches over rudder blades.
  • DAGGER BOARDS:
  • High aspect dagger boards.
  • Fully recessed within hull & deck. No extension through deck. Access to boards via deck hatch.
  • Dagger board controls – both down & up – by a continuous line drive winch located near each helm position.
  • Lightweight interior. All panels are lightweight foam cored construction with gloss gelcoat or timber laminate surface.
  • Sides and cabin top lined with vinyl or white gloss finish.
  • Floors : Simulated timber throughout.
  • Insect screens on all portlights.
  • Ornate polished timber dining table: Slides out for easy access to saloon seating.
  • Upholstered surround settee for 8. Access to electrical under cushions plus storage space.
  • Polished timber navigation table & upholstered seating. Extensive cupboards & shelving for computer / printer / office equipment.
  • Movable upholstered extension seating to navigation seat. Built-in wine storage.
  • Forward opening hatches above.
  • 2 x 510mm x 510mm. 2 x Opening ports behind mast.
  • Entertainment area with space for flat screen TV; speakers and sound system; etc. Shelves and draw.
  • Saloon/cockpit door: framed sliding door.
  • Large sliding window opening to cockpit.
  • Vinyl headlining with polished timber accents.
  • LED lighting throughout.
  • Spacious galley with solid co-ordinated lightweight granite effect counter surfaces, timber accents. Island counter.
  • Three (3 ) burner LPG stove with oven. Stainless steel pot holders. Flame failure device to shut off LPG immediately in event of flame going out. LPG solenoid control in galley.
  • Stainless steel double sink & cutting board.
  • Pressure hot & cold fresh water system. Single lever mixing tap.
  • Refrigerator / Freezer: 130L Fridge & top load 110L Freezer (approx) under island counter.
  • Numerous under bench storage with door fronts & cutlery drawers.
  • Large floor to ceiling pantry locker.
  • Concealed slide out rubbish / trash bin.
  • Simulated timber flooring.
  • OWNERS STATEROOM:
  • Starboard hull dedicated to owner’s stateroom.
  • Sliding privacy door from saloon. Latched in opened or closed position.
  • Queen sized island bed – aft cabin. Huge drawers under.
  • Mattresses 150mm ( 6” ) quilted foam upholstered.
  • Vanity / book case. Large mirror & lighting. Cushioned seat.
  • Large volume cupboards & storage.
  • Cabin, companionway walls & ceiling vinyl lined or gloss white.
  • Recessed 24volt LED lighting.
  • 2 x reading lights over bed.
  • Simulated timber flooring. Flush access hatches to under floor areas & bilge.
  • Removable solid timber staircase with access to escape hatch.
  • Huge owners head / bathroom forward. Elegant furnishings including vanity cupboard.
  • PORT SIDE / GUEST CABINS
  • Aft Cabin: Twin beds aft / convertible to queen sized bed. Privacy door.
  • Forward cabin: Single / small double bed forward. Privacy door.
  • Cabin & companionway walls & ceiling vinyl lined or gloss white.
  • Removable staircase access to escape hatch.
  • Central head with wash basin & shower.
  • LIGHTING / ELECTRICAL SYSTEM 24 VOLT:
  • High quality DC electrical switch panel with circuit breakers, LED indicator lights and digital ammeter & voltage display.
  • Marine grade tinned electrical wiring with extensive use of heat sealed connectors.
  • Batteries x 4 comprising: House System (total 600 amp hrs) 3 x 200 amp hr AGM (Absorbed Glass Matt) deep cycle / heavy duty batteries. One battery – 100 amp AGM.
  • 2x 200W solar panels with 40 amp 24 volt MPPT solar regulator.
  • 24V LED lighting : Numerous 24V LED interior lamps and courtesy lights throughout including recessed lights in cockpit. Dome lights in cockpit.
  • 4 x 24V Outlets.
  • International standard LED navigation lights. Port & Starboard mounted on bow rails. Stern mounted on davit and steamimg light on mast.
  • Deck floodlight mounted on mast.
  • Mast head tri-colour and anchor light.
  • ELECTRICAL SYSTEM 240V / 110V:
  • Shore power connection with 20 meter lead.
  • Choice of 240v/110v installation with switch panel, isolator and galvanic blocker.
  • Mastervolt 100amp/2500w charger inverter unit.
  • 3x240v/110v Double power outlets
  • PLUMBING / FRESH WATER SYSTEM / SALT WATER SYSTEM / LPG:
  • Pressure hot & cold water system. Hot water storage system (10 US gal/40 L). Hot & cold water to galley, both bathrooms and transom shower.
  • Galley fresh water tap is lever type.
  • 2 x Fresh water tanks: Approx. 164 US Gal/620 litres in total. Remote deck fillers. Fresh water tank gauges.
  • Fresh water automatic pressure pump.
  • All fresh water piping in rigid tubing to international fresh water standard.
  • LPG (Propane) to Galley & optional BBQ.
  • 2 x LPG cylinders – 10lb/4.5kg cylinder. Located in cockpit separate locker with venting to outside under boat. Space for spare cylinder.
  • HEADS – STBD FORWARD & PORT MID :
  • Solid lockable doors.
  • Fully composite molded bathroom with non skid on floor and built in floor drains.
  • Electric quiet flush toilet plumbed to sea water. Discharge via holding tank.
  • Holding tanks (2 x 16 USgal/60L) built in. Discharge by Pump out shore station or self draining directly overboard.
  • Skin fittings and sea-cocks are easily accessible.
  • Vanity basin with pressure hot & cold water.
  • Wall mounted shower head & mixer tap.
  • Electric shower sump pump with direct overboard discharge.
  • Cupboards / shelves to very high quality.
  • Toilet roll holder, towel rack & clothes hooks, mirror mounted.
  • BILGES / EMERGENCY PUMPING:
  • Electric bilge pumps with built in float switches (4) with controls mounted at navigation station. One in each engine room and one in each center bilge.
  • Manual bilge pumps (2) one in each hull. Flush mounted in cockpit.
  • “Marlon” thru hulls and sea cocks used thru out.
  • Twin Yanmar 53hp saildrive diesel engines. Fresh water internal cooling with sea water cooling thru heat exchanger, rubber isolation mounts on reinforced fibreglass bed with integral oil drip pan.
  • Sound & Fire insulation engine room bulkhead.
  • 3 blade fixed propellers.
  • Electronic engine controls with remote electric key start for engine controls.
  • Fuel tanks: Total 800 liters (211 US Gallons) in one polypropylene tank. Fuel gauges and shut off valves fitted.
  • Water intakes for engines protected by external strainer. (1 per engine)
  • Dual primary  water separator/fuel filters, secondary engine fuel filters. Engine, fuel tank & fuel line installation to International standards.
  • Port side Console mounted engine instruments with electric tachometers, engine monitoring & warning systems, engine hour meters.
  • ANCHORING / MOORING:
  • Electric anchor winch with gypsy and capstan. Located under locker to give clean deck. Primary anchor is 35 kg galvanized Delta type with 230’ (70mtrs) x 3/8” (10mm) short link galvanized chain and swivel. Self stowing bridle also thru anchor roller.
  • Primary anchor is stored in a specially designed anchor roller under the forward beam.
  • Anchor winch has foot switch at the winch with up/down control at the helm station.
  • 4 x PVC Inflatable fenders with spliced line.
  • 4 x Mooring lines.
  • ANTIFOULING / STRIPING:
  • Epoxy barrier coat plus 2 coats of high quality antifouling bottom paint.

DISCLAIMER : The specifications above may change at Seawind Catamarans discretion.

Specifications

Overall Length

52’8″ / 16.1 m

Waterline Length

26’6″ / 8.1 m

1’9″ / 0.6 m

Max. Draft (boards down)

8’6″ / 2.6 m

Displacement

29,982 lbs / 13,600 kg

Diesel Saildrives

2 x Yanmar 57 hp / 43 kw

200 US gal / 750 litres

Fresh Water

174 US gal / 658 litres

Mast Height

71’8″/ 22.8 m

Steering System

Lewmar Mamba

Underwing Clearance

2’4″ / 0.75 m

Upwind Sail Area

1,558 sq ft / 144.5 sq m

1,080 sq ft / 100 sq m

478 sq ft / 44.5 sq m

129 sq ft / 12 sq m

Screecher (optional)

990 sq ft / 92.5 sq m

Spinnaker (optional)

2,370 sq ft / 220 sq m

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Sailing the Seawind 1600

It’s been well-publicised, not least in Seawind Cruising Club magazine, that Seawind has now built over 500 catamarans in it’s storied 35-year history.  All of those catamarans have shared common traits: designed for couples and even solo sailors to cruise in comfort and speed.  They’re built tough, and designed to last.  Seawind concentrates on building models that will endure beyond the typical flimsy product lifecycle of mass-produced cruisers, even mass-produced catamarans.  Seawinds hold their value, encouraging owners to come back to the yard time after time for a new boat.  When news of this new 52-footer broke, many questions were asked – by loyal but worried customers fearing a departure from the core values that set the Australian marque apart and keep her unique.  It was my own worry when I first saw the design presentation at the 2016 dealer/supplier conference.  But is this a complete departure from the brand’s strengths?

It’s a sign of the evolution of the catamaran cruising market that style should be such a hot topic when releasing a boat of this size.  But my first sight of Northstar , Seawind 1600 number 1, was as she slipped into the iconic Port of Barcelona. Most first sightings are made on sometimes grubby docks, but Northstar’s stunning shape made a real first impression as she made her approach through the channel.  It meant there was no way to start this article with anything else.  Flanked by a dozen 40 and 60 metre superyachts on line-up at the Port Vell, the “little” 1600 slid through the bright sunny channel stealing admiring glances from the crew on the bows of the yachting glitterati.  Our cross-dock neighbours, captain and crew of a Shipman 74 (herself a remarkable all-carbon cruiser, capable of 20+ knots and something of a style icon among monohulls) all wearing big smiles, immediately came over to admire and enquire about her.  Plenty of dock envy, then.  “She looks really quick, how does she sail?”.  Good question.

  And then the rains hit.  Barcelona turned from sun-drenched Summer to rain-drenched Winter overnight.  We brought in the cockpit cushions, drew up the gangway and hunkered down for a stormy night in the hopes of sailing the next day.  The following morning the wind eased but rains continued, and we passed the time making adjustments and commissioning checks (this new boat was yet to be handed over to her new owner).  But by noon we couldn’t resist – we’re heading out, come what may.  The big targa top offers a lot of protection from the elements, including rain (we told ourselves).  Let’s give this a proper test – this is what she’s built for.  An offshore cruiser, operated by a typical Seawind owner, will face these conditions regularly.  “Proper test” in sailing-magazine-speak doesn’t usually mean waiting for the perfect combination of terrible sea state, driving rain, and not enough wind to prevent a battering.  But that’s what we got, so we took it on the chin (and nose).  This first test would be the toughest and most important of all.  We motored out of the channel, lowering the daggerboards on the way.  I took the wheel as we unfurled the screecher (aka Code Zero), and as she accelerated up onto the wind, she began slicing through the chop.  I felt my shoulders release some tension and had a little sense of relief as I realised she was going to excel in these conditions.  With a full mainsail and screecher up in an unsteady 10-knots of breeze she began cutting through the turbulent waves making her own steady 7.4.  It was perfect conditions to start pounding – big swells following the storm from the North kept us pinned back, but with every downward fall came a reassuring slosh instead of a jarring loud slam.  Notably the big tender hanging from the dinghy davits stayed out of the water, even as she filled with rainwater (note to self to open the plug next time).

Like any other design, the Seawind 1600 is required to find the best possible compromise on features.  The saloon is set low – making performance and headroom there an easy combination.  But it does mean there are two steps up to the cockpit.  Many cruisers have done away with that, instead raising the saloon and lowering the cockpit to one level.  But it struck me that, having accepted the raised cockpit as necessary, the resulting visibility from the helm is remarkable.  So many modern catamarans and trimarans offer highly restricted vision, and give the captain very little view over the crew for which they are responsible.  But navigating a busy port, and then setting sail in the terrible conditions we had I felt reassured that I could see so well.  Not only can you see all corners of the boat – and sail with your head up, scanning the horizon, you can also see down into the saloon through the huge cockpit windows for a reassuring look at your crew.  Were there any children aboard (thinking of my own) I would find that feature priceless.  As a bonus, the view from the starboard helm to the nav station in the saloon is also completely unhindered.  It meant I could well read the 12” B&G display through the cockpit windows.  In the driving rain we experienced, you do get some amount blowing through the slot between coachroof and targa top (wide for visibility = rain can blow in when the wind is right).  So the windscreen, which at the time of testing was on order from a European canvas supplier will make a handy addition.  I felt less need for any side clears due to having the wide helm seats – sitting inboard took me out of the rain well enough.

Let’s get something out of the way – tri-fold opening doors.  Any Seawind owner will get this far and be thinking “but is it a Seawind without those doors”.  And that’s because they haven’t yet seen the size of the door and windows from cockpit to saloon.  Pictures just don’t do it justice – it’s a particularly big door.  2 people can pass through together.  And the windows allow you to pass a food and drink from galley to cockpit in just the same way as in a 1160 or 1260.  Don’t fear a sacrifice in ventilation – nor in convenience.  That sliding door is quick and easy to operate as you would expect.

Handing over the helm, I headed down below to consider the interior.  For a good test, always best to try this at sea rather than just in port.  I’m no interior designer – lets allow the pictures to speak for themselves.  But down below I found it very quiet – no unnerving creaks or groans.  Again, this boat is right in line with the rest of the Seawind family.  Even when you know what the noises are, it’s hard not to feel nervous in a noisy groaning boat.  I found none of that in the 1600.  The only rattle came from the cockpit bar-b-q – turning out to be the right-hand fat splash guard under the lid.

Approaching afternoon the winds began to build, which we knew was too good to last.  After furling the screecher and sheeting the self-tacking jib we went for the reefs. Reefs are all led aft to the central electric cockpit winch.  It means lowering the main halyard and tensioning the reef is trouble free and won’t take much practice to be done very quickly.  Reef 1 is suggested at 19 knots, but we reefed early at 17 to keep the test going.  Steady progress remained and she ably rode the swells and kept momentum doing 10.5 at 37 degrees at the 17 knots of wind speed.  Reef 1 doesn’t remove a lot of power. We took to reef 2 at 19 knots instead of the suggested 23 and kept progress at 7.6 knots.  The second reef does, as you guessed, remove quite a lot of power.  And on days like this I can see the boat staying very comfortable with 2 reefs, and I found it to be a great combination with the shallow jib in the rough sea state.  This is almost your storm sail setup, and I suspect the owners won’t need the staysail, which had deck and mast fittings prepared in case of making the addition later.  Reversing the reefs to go back to Reef 1 was quick and free of fouled lines, and for our offshore sailing community, this boat lived up to her Seawind reputation for calm and trouble-free sailing in tough conditions.  More and more she felt like a big sister to the smaller Seawind.  As the wind fell toward mid-afternoon, and with performance boxes ticked we tested the engines.

Engine Performance

Northstar comes equipped with the up-rated 80hp Yanmar engines (57hp are standard) and in later days with a quiet seas state we found running under 1 engine offered an attractive combination of economy with performance – 7.5 knots at 2200 rpm. On testing day, in testing conditions, the two 80hp engines really came into their own. The sea state was so rough that gauging the numbers was tricky, but the 80hp engines certainly justified their few extra kilos of weight over the 57 hp’s. The only trouble we did see with the 80 hp’s is actually going slowly enough. Re-entering Port Vell (and looking like the intrepid sailors we are) one engine in tick-over was pushing us along at 6 knots, the calmness of the channel offering no resistance.  Feathering the throttle to deliver the correct approach speed is something requiring practice – maneuvering this boat is a clear step up in size over a 1260, so I’d suggest training within a quiet, protected space.

Moving down below again I found little engine noise and vibration under motor.  You can tell that the engines are running, and so the yard will refine the insulation with each boat.  But it’s being pedantic – this won’t at all worry the owner of Northstar .  Moving about in the hulls I’m really surprised at the amount of space.  The 1600 is now big enough to move the forward beds into the hull V, rather than placed over the wing as in the 1160 and 1260.  Despite the obviously narrow high-performance bow sections, the beds are generous (American queen sized/200cm beds).  That frees up quite a lot of handy space at the foot of the beds – the guest side getting a lovely vanity table or work desk.  It was surprising that the beam of the walkways are so wide.  I’m 6ft tall and felt easily able to free up my shoulders and move about naturally.  In many high-performance multihulls the fitout is plain and stark, only serving to remind you of the lack of space.  But here the combination of lots of natural surfaces, firm joinery and fittings such as door handles rather belies the performance shape and makes you feel right at home.  Long offshore passages will be comfortable when sailing, but equally comfortable down below.  I feel this interior will go a long way to alleviate the mental fatigue that a lot of plain white surfaces would otherwise exacerbate.

Re-entering the port it’s time to test the close-quarter maneuvering.  Clearly something most catamarans excel at, the 1600 is no exception.  What made her particularly easy to handle was the low freeboard.  Standing at the dock next to a Catana 53 – a boat of near identical length top-to-tail, the 1600 appears a full foot and a half lower.  A low centre of gravity (again, the saloon as close to the bridge deck height as possible) was always crucial to the sailing performance.  So while the helm position is higher, offering that visibility, the boat herself offers a sleek performance look with lower windage.  I also noticed that she does like to pivot on the daggerboards.  So when it comes to maneuvering, when convenient it’s good to leave the daggers down.

Overall, the Seawind 1600 far exceeds her design brief.  She has been a long time coming, but worth the wait. I was left with the impression that this yacht can serve the loyal Seawind owners ready to move up to a bigger boat – she’s got all of the requisite Seawind DNA.  And none of them will now feel it necessary to abandon the brand when considering that step.  Box checked.  But more than that she’s setting a new and exciting trend.  This is a proper offshore boat that can handle anything in safety and comfort, and to attract a new generation of buyer – a generation which might have something this big as a first boat.  They expect something really special, and especially capable, and they expect to show up and do a big expedition right away.  On looks she’s at home next to anything a modern monohull can throw at her.  And yet, this is what a proper offshore yacht should be.  Sound familiar?

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