Catamarans

Catamarans

  Catamarans offer plenty of deck space and a large cockpit, ideal for holidays. The saloon, with its panoramic windows, is spacious and airy. Even if you haven’t sailed cats before, you’ll be impressed by their easy handling. Cats are very popular in the Caribbean where you spend most nights on anchor rather than on a crowded town quay or marina.

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On Saturday 1600 hours, RORC race management announced a 24 hour delay for the start of the Rolex Fastnet Race (initially planned for Sunday 12th August) with the possibility of an ensuing postponement. For the ORMA class, in agreement with all the enrolled skippers, the race has been cancelled. This cancellation was motivated by 3 main reasons: Weather conditions – A violent depression is deepening off the English coast with 35 to 40 knots of wind and very big seas (4 to 5m). In these (...)
Source: Groupama
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From April to July, Groupama 3 has sailed a remarkable Atlantic tour, racking up four records from four attempts! Starting out as an observer to validate the options of this 32 meter trimaran launched barely a year ago, this modern-day tour has born witness to exceptional success and above all an extremely enriching array of experiences prior to the Jules Verne Trophy scheduled for this coming winter. First challenge on 24th April: an historic record following in the footsteps of (...)
Source: www.cammas-groupama.com
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What do you think about always having your catamaran near you? I think it’s a great idea! Let’s say that you’re driving your car for a couple of hours on a hot summer day and you pass near a lake and think that you really need to take a break, to relax. What’s more relaxing than sailing? Nothing! Ok, in that moment the sailing craft from MiniCat really comes on handy. The only thing you have to do is to take it out of your trunk and assemble it. After that you can enjoy a ride with your MiniCat (...)
Source: www.minicat-uk.com
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Lagoon has announced various changes to their 2008 model line-up. The Lagoon 380, Lagoon 420, Lagoon 440, and Lagoon 500 all have new features and options. The major changes are the new interior woods light and trendy, improved deck layout, advanced electronic equipment, maintaining the comfort and living space at the highest standard. Two new versions of the Lagoon 380 will be available for 2008: The Lagoon 380 Club and Lagoon 380 Premium. The Lagoon 380 Club version is a simplified of (...)
Source: www.cata-lagoon.com
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The World Cat 270 Sport Cabin is the version of the record-setting World Cat 270 SF. The sure handling comfortable-riding and fuel efficient patented Vectroflo hull, serious fishing features as well as cruiser style amenities make this catamaran the perfect family boat. A full-length, 4 in. deep recessed toe rail runs the entire length of the cockpit allow the crew to maintain their balance while fighting, landing or releasing large game fish. The family can choose to rest comfortably in (...)
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The Innovation 52 was designed to satisfy many requests for a power cat which had the same attributes as the Innovation 65, but was more suited to an owner operator. The Innovation Power Catamarans goal was to design a boat that is easy to handle by a couple, has good performance and retains comfortable and spacious accommodations. The tried and tested hull shape has been scaled down but retains its good sea-keeping qualities. The master stateroom which stretches the full 18 ft. beam, has (...)
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The 270 Hard Top is a fully enclosed helm station built to provide protection from the elements for anglers who want to fish year round. This Cat shares the features, smooth ride and stable platform of the patented Vectorflo hull of the popular 270EC, adding a fiberglass hardtop, tempered glass windshield with center pop-up glass and sliding side panels, and a rear curtain of Sunbrella with Eisenglass windows. The cockpit includes an impressive array of fishing features and includes dual (...)
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British yachtsman Tony Bullimore has had to call a halt to his latest solo circumnavigation attempt after a 164 ft. pin holding the fore stay on his 102 ft. catamaran Doha lost a retaining bolt and begun to pull out. "If the pin had pulled out completely, the rig would have fallen down and I would have been left adrift." Bullimore said early today, adding. "When I found it during a daylight check of the rig a few days ago, my heart almost stopped. With the rig under so much (...)
Source: www.teambullimore.com
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The ultimate family sport fishing machine, the 270EC takes serious fishing to a new level of style and comfort. The cabin has even more space than our popular 270SC. The cockpit includes an impressive array of fishing features and includes dual captain’s chairs as well as additional insulated storage space. The expansive cabin features a full 6 feet of headroom, comfortable queen bed, porcelain electric pump-out head and storage for all of your gear, rods and reels. Built to endure the (...)
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Date: May 4, 06:00 GMT Position: 55 50 S 167 59 E Speed: 20.1 knots Course: 102 Degrees True Wind Conditions: NNE 35-50 knots Tony Bullimore reported yesterday that the staysail halyard on his 102 ft. catamaran Doha, snapped overnight. Luckily, he managed to retrieve the sail from the sea, but lost some ground, and in the process, fell into a lighter wind area. "It was devastating", Tony reported today when 434 miles due South of Bluff Harbour on New Zealand’s South Island. (...)
Source: www.teambullimore.com

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