Buyers Guide to Multihulls
THE MULTIHULL GROUP (TMG)
NEW Lagoon 40
TMG is extremely excited to be showcasing the next generation Lagoon 40 with four cabins and two heads for the first time in Australia at SCIBS. The innovative new rig, has a taller mast which is further aft than her predecessors, allowing for a self-tacking jib and larger square main sail for simplified manoeuvres and enhanced performance, while promoting a spacious layout dedicated to a social lifestyle.
Dragonfly Sport 25
TMG will also display the sensational Dragonfly Sport 25, the pocket rocket trailer-sailor trimaran from Denmark featuring the award winning ‘Swing Wing’ system, built-in roll-on, roll-off trailer system and only 35cm draft allowing you to sail onto the beach.
DREAM YACHT CHARTER
Bali 4.1 – INCOMPARABLE BECAUSE IT’S UNIQUE!
Designed by Olivier Poncin and Catana’s R&D department, the Bali 4.1 Maxi Lounge is characterised by very ergonomic living spaces which are entirely free of bulkheads. The Bali 4.1 is also the first catamaran in this size to offer a large forward cockpit with sunbathing area, a relaxation area on the coach roof providing breath-taking views, a platform linking the two sugar scoops with a wide bench seat aft that doubles as storage and is the perfect place for the barbecue, as well as a level of comfort worthy of a much larger catamaran. And of course, the safety and performance you would expect from a Catana design!
Come and see us at the Sanctuary Cove Boat Show we will have the Bali 4.1 on display in the Marina on E Pier. After the Boat Show the Bali 4.1 will travel up to the Whitsundays to join the Dream Yacht Charter fleet.
Dream Yacht Sales is the Sales Agent for Bali Catamarans in Australia, New Zealand and the Asia Pacific region contact us at to arrange a test sail in the Whitsundays.
Fountaine Pajot Astrea 42 Sailing Cat
The new Astréa 42 by Fountaine Pajot Sailing Catamarans is distinguished by its abundance of natural light, energetic lines, elegant living spaces and unparalleled comfort, while delivering sheer pleasure underway. A joy to share as a couple or with family and friends, this new catamaran promises every leg of your travels will be memorable. The Astréa 42 demonstrates the boatyard’s commitment to innovation while preserving the classic identity of the Fountaine Pajot sailing catamarans’ range. She features all the elements that contributed to making the shipyard’s latest release, the Saona 47, an international success. Her inverted bow, the new signature mark of the range, gives the boat an elegant and dynamic line while offering incomparable interior space.
Saona 47 sailing catamaran
The Saona 47 is the quintessential catamaran for extended cruising or circumnavigations, offering remarkable space, safety, comfort and powerful performance in all conditions. Encompassing the finest signature features of the Fountaine Pajot shipyard, the Saona 47 exudes a striking aura with her distinctive design, strong lines and timeless elegance under sail or at anchor.
MY 44 power catamaran
The MY 44 by Fountaine Pajot Motor Yachts is leading the world in the 44ft power cat cruising market. Created by internationally renowned naval architects and designers Daniel Andreiu and Pierangelo Andreani, the MY 44 was awarded ‘2018 European Power Boat of the Year’ and features an incredible design, abundance of space and extraordinary fuel efficiency. The MY 44 has an unprecedented amount of living space, including a 20m2 saloon, 12m2 flybridge, and a decadent 15m2 master suite. The model has been fitted with sleek panoramic windows throughout the catamaran, granting spectacular 360° views and beautiful levels of natural light. Featuring dynamic and sporty lines, the MY 44 has semi-displacement hulls built specifically to deliver outstanding performance, fuel efficiency, and stability in all sea conditions.
ILIAD 50 Power Catamaran
In 2019, ILIAD Catamarans will launch a range of remarkable power catamarans that gives you the freedom to truly customise almost every aspect of your boat at a price that challenges the cost of production power catamaran base models. The ILIAD 50 is a stunning achievement in power catamaran design delivering outstanding performance in the most rugged conditions. Enjoy the experience of being actively involved in the build process so your boat truly reflects your unique needs and personal style. Choose your own layout, timber finishes, electronics package, luxurious fabrics, engine options and more without the epic cost. The product of years of research and development, ILIAD Catamarans boast the design expertise of renowned naval architect Riccardo Bulgarelli.
Leopard Catamarans continues its market leadership and global reputation for high quality, performance oriented and seaworthy yachts, boasting generous equipment options and layouts designed with liveability in mind. In addition to the sailing fleet, Leopard Catamarans also produces superior power catamarans which are contemporary and economical, with a focus on maximum family fun and enjoyment!
Leopard 45 Sail
With naval architecture by Simonis & Voogd Yacht Design, and with exterior and interior design by the world-class design team at Robertson and Caine, the Leopard 45 sailing catamaran not only builds on the best features of the current Leopard range, but most notably offers new exterior styling and enhanced interior accommodation. The Leopard 45 sailing catamaran delivers uncompromised, exceptional build quality throughout, new, sleek styling, sailing comfort across all sea states, and features innovative technologies and multiple entertainment areas.
There were no details left unattended in the creation of the Leopard 43PC and Leopard 51PC including the hull designs, modern interiors, and expansive flybridges. The stepped hull design adds interior volume above the waterline, allowing for roomier accommodations in the hulls without sacrificing the performance of the yachts. With narrower hulls and less wetted surface below the waterline, the Leopard 43 / 51 PC reaches an impressive maximum speed of 24kts and maintains exceptional fuel efficiency.
The Aquila 36 Powercat is a luxury weekend family boat, it can also transform into an ocean-going fishing boat, dive boat, or even passenger vessel.
The Aquila 44 Powercat is an evolution of classic boating traditions where efficiency in design and performance compliment her luxurious living.
‘The Seawind 1260 is a product of the best ideas, engineering and craftsmanship accumulated by the Seawind Catamarans team of expert builders and designers. With over 30 years’ experience in building high quality offshore cruising catamarans, this is one of the world’s most practical and capable blue water cruising catamarans.’
Making its Australian debut the Seawind 1600 is designed by world-renowned naval architects Reichel Pugh. This 52ft luxury catamaran is the perfect balance of cruising comfort and performance sailing.
OceanCat 26 Weekender
When you are looking for versatility the Weekender 26 should be at the top of the list. The hull designed by renowned and respected Roger Hill is now completed and water tests and trials have shown exceptional results with a very efficient hull design created for easy planning, comfortable cruising and a thrilling soft ride at speed. The internal configuration is a very cleaver but practical layout which will suit both couples and families that are looking for a fun day or an extended stay on the water. Oceancat have spared no expense with their internal fixtures and fittings, and have thought of everything you will need including complete bathroom, dinette, cooking facilities and loads of on board storage to name a few. The features in this boat really show that OceanCat has designed and developed a true winner in this range of vessel and has been built to Australian survey standards proving that Oceancat want to deliver a state of the art multihull vessel. OceanCat have partnered with Yamaha as an OEM dealer and together have some very interesting specs that can be viewed on their website www.oceancat.com.au
OceanCat 26 Offshore
Using the same efficient hull design the 26 Offshore has been configured to offer more usable clean floor space to open up the cockpit for the avid fisherman but OceanCat have again pooled their resources and now have completed a vessel that will again suit many a application on the water. The Offshore still carries most of the creature comforts of the Weekender but comes with a shorter hard top to allow the angler to move more freely around the cockpit. Live bait tank and all of the fishing essentials are fitted standard including rocket launchers, deck and cabin lighting, rod holders and much more. This boat will be finished and released at the Sanctuary Cove Boat Show followed by the Sydney International Boat Show. The Offshore 26 will be fully optioned up for display but the guys will be more than happy to configure a rig that suits your needs. For more information visit their website www.oceancat.com.au