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MULTIHULLS March/April 2019


RORC Caribbean 600

Also in this issue: | MULTIHULLS Magazine

Amasea Yachts • Privilège 510 • Rapido 50 • Horizon PC65 • SailGP • BVI Spring Regatta


Manufacturers of custom sail and power catamarans Cape Town, South Africa | Tel: +27 21 448 7902 |



• Iliad Catamarans World Launch • Multitech Marine New Address • KVH Expands to Entire Pacific • Triac Moves to New Factory • 2020 Mediterranean Escapade • MagicMarine Neoprene Exchange • Knysna 500SE Launch


• Furuno FM4850 Black Box • Gill Race Team Bag & Backpack • HoseCoil Pro • OneUP Life Preserver


• Tuna Bruschetta

• Low-Cark Keto Chili • Broccoli/Cauliflower Salad • Baked Tuscan Chicken • Un-rolled Egg Rolls


BY THE BAREFOOT ANGEL • Painkiller • Bushwacker • Dark n’ Stormy • Classic Rum Punch • Ting with a Sting 2

March/April 2019 • Volume 45 • Number 2


The new yacht brand that builds in aluminum instead of fiberglass, and has three decks instead the conventional two.


All structural elements, the furniture and floorboards are lighter in ‘D-Light’ thanks to a foam core. Carbon reinforcements in the deck and bulkheads also contribute in reducing the overall weight.

48 RAPIDO 50

The Rapido 50 has all the benefits of its bigger sister, the Rapido 60 trimaran, but comes with a folding mechanism to halve its width.


This power cat is custom-built to suit every client’s unique requirements.


This fully-customizable power catamaran features diverse hull color options. On the cover: Maserati, the Multi 70 skippered by Giovanni Soldini (ITA), set a new multihull race record and took line honors in the 11th edition of the RORC Caribbean 600. Article on page 72. Image courtesy of MULTIHULLS Magazine | March/April 2019








Thousands of spectators turned out to watch the ‘Green and Gold’ take victory on home waters.




Next month, SailGP will make its U.S. debut on the waters, offering the next generation of high-adrenaline sailing.


EXTREME SAILING SERIES OC Sport confirm they will cease management

of the race circuit they started 12 years ago.




The non-stop race around 11 Caribbean islands attracted multihull crew from Antigua, France, Great Britain, Ireland, Italy, Portugal, Spain, Sweden and the United States.



After Hurricane Irma, the BVI was buzzing again with a week-long fun-filled event that saw 800+ sailors on 90+ boats competing.

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News Briefs

Multihull Solutions to Stage Iliad Catamarans World Launch at 2019 Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show

gest range capabilities in their market segment (2000nm-60000nm). The product of years of rigorous research and development, Iliad Catamarans boast the design expertise of renowned naval architect The world-exclusive launch of Riccardo Bulgarelli who worked in the stunning new Iliad Catamarans Italy for many years for some of the range will be held at the 2019 Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show on the Gold Coast from May 23-26. Multihull Solutions will unveil the highly anticipated first model from Iliad Catamarans’ range – the Iliad 50 – at the event and expects to enjoy intense interest from Asia Pacific’s power catamaran enthusiasts. The new Iliad 50 is the first model launched from the innovative new shipyard, which has developed a fleet of long-range, semi-custom catamarans that gives clients the freedom to choose their own layout, timber finishes, electronics package, luxurious fabrics, engine options and more, so their boat truly reflects their unique needs and personal style. The Iliad models are stunning achievements in power catamaran design delivering outstanding performance for offshore use and ocean passages with one of the lon4

world’s leading shipyards before establishing his own design office in China. Bulgarelli has successfully designed and project-managed the build of many exclusive custom vessels as large as 112ft for export to the world market. The shipyard’s range includes the Iliad 50, Iliad 60, Iliad 70 and Iliad 90, and Multihull Solutions has already taken pre-orders from Australian and Asia Pacific buyers in the leadup to their international launch. Visitors can book an appointment to inspect the Iliad 50 or any of the vessels at the Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show by contacting Anna Wallace at Further information on the show and Multihull Solutions’ range is available at www. MM

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Multitech Marine New Address Multitech Marine has recently moved and is now working from their new location. Still based in the heart of Fort Lauderdale in the largest yacht repair facility in the United States. Multitech Marine’s new address is 1601 SW 20th Street Bay # CS-5, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33315. They have been operating as an approved contractor out of Lauderdale Marine Center for a decade and continue to enjoy an outstanding reputation in marine repair specializing in Multihulls. Lauderdale Marine Center encompasses over 60-acres and is a premier facility for yachts up to 170 feet and provides an ideal facility for all repairs and refits in one location. Multitech Marine boasts a fully staffed office and a large workshop to ensure all necessary resources are warehoused to accommodate efficient yacht repair & refit. | MULTIHULLS Magazine

Multitech Marine Facilities include: • Hauling capabilities up to 34 ft beam • 4 travel lifts from 75 ton to 485 ton. • Bathrooms, shower and laundry facilities • 180 in-water berths • Covered sheds and storage with 24-hour security • Hurricane Safe Dockage • All refit and repairs done by Multitech are done in one location For more info visit:



VOYAGE 480 Strong, Safe, Beautiful Luxury Performance Crusing


VOYAGE Yachts offer semi custom, performance oriented, luxury cruising catamarans. Designed with comfort and ease of operation in mind, the VOYAGE 480 remains true to her award winning heritage of thoroughbred blue water cruising yachts. Now available with silent electric propulsion systems, powered by sun, wind, and sea. It’s time to set sail on your own VOYAGE

KVH Expands HTS Maritime Network for Entire Pacific Ocean Region KVH Industries, Inc., (Nasdaq: KVHI), recently announced that it has expanded its mini-VSAT Broadband HTS network to the Pacific Ocean via the Horizons 3e satellite, which is jointly owned by Intelsat and SKY Perfect JSAT. The high-performance Horizons 3e satellite immediately adds to the global coverage and capacity of KVH’s mini-VSAT Broadband HTS network, which provides connectivity to vessels worldwide. “With the expansion of coverage to the Pacific Ocean region, our advanced HTS network footprint is complete, providing the commercial and leisure mariners who rely on our solution with great coverage, fast data speeds, and enhanced performance for Internet access, VoIP, and all our connectivity services at sea,” says Brent Bruun, chief operating officer of KVH. “We are committed to continuing our high level of service in providing the maritime industry with a complete end-to-end solution for global connectivity.”

KVH launched its mini-VSAT Broadband HTS network in late 2017, and continually enhances the network with technological advancements. The network utilizes the Intelsat Flex Maritime service to deliver multi-layered Ku-band coverage, enabling vessels to see multiple HTS and wide beam satellites for maximum availability of broadband service. KVH’s HTS network builds on the success of the original maritime satellite network that KVH introduced in 2007. A mobile tech innovator, KVH is unique for providing a comprehensive maritime solution that includes global connectivity from the mini-VSAT Broadband HTS network; state-of-the-art TracPhone VSAT antennas including the 37 cm, Ku-band V3-HTS, the 60 cm, Ku-band TracPhone V7HTS, and the 1.1 m C/Ku-band TracPhone V11-IP; AgilePlans Connectivity as a Service (CaaS); IP-MobileCast content delivery service; 24/7 technical support from KVH’s Network Ops Center; and a global field services team for installation and maintenance support. The company’s Videotel business is a market-leading pro-

vider of training films, computerbased training, and eLearning for the maritime industry, and its KVH Media Group provides news, sports, and entertainment content with such brands as NEWSlink and SPORTSlink. KVH recently announced that it had shipped its 9000th antenna system for the mini-VSAT Broadband network, a milestone that highlights KVH’s position as maritime VSAT market share leader by units as of the end of 2017. For more information, visit MM

Triac Composites Moves Into New Factory On January 9, 2019, Rapido Trimaran’s whollyowned manufacturing company, Triac Composites, moved into magnificent new premises in HCMC, Vietnam. The new facility is 3,500 square meters and, importantly, is located right on the Nha Be River. River access removes the reliance on road transport to deliver Rapido Trimarans to customers. They can now ship by barge from the factory to the port – or more excitingly – customers may prefer to simply sail from the back door of their factory! For more information about Triac Composites and Rapido Trimarans, visit: and MM 8

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Registrations Open for 2020 Mediterranean Escapade Registrations are opened for the 2020 Mediterranean Escapade, which is set to become one of the most popular international rallies. Run by Mariner Boating and Multihull Solutions, the event runs from May 21 to June 6, 2020, and is expected to draw a strong contingent of participants who can either join in on their own boat, charter a Fountaine Pajot catamaran, or just book a berth or cabin for the rally. The 2020 Mediterranean Escapade takes participants from Kusadasi to Marmaris, sailing the spectacular Greek Islands of the Aegean Sea and the Carian coast of Turkey. The rally will be held over the two best weeks of the Mediterranean summer taking in some

unforgettable destinations, including Kusadasi and its ancient city of Ephesus, the rugged beauty and excellent restaurants of Samos, and Arki with its population of 40 people and 200 goats, which produces the best feta in Greece. Participants will also experience the fantastic views of the Turkish coast from Pserimos, the 11th century monastery in Patmos that is the spiritual headquarters of the Greek Orthodox Church, the bustling carpet markets of Datca and much more. There is a choice of six Fountaine Pajot catamarans available for charter in the rally, including a Salina 48, Helia 44, Astrea 42 and three Lucia 40 sailing catamarans. | MULTIHULLS Magazine

Prices start from AU$5,575 per person based on eight people crew chartering a 4-cabin Lucia 40 sailing catamaran. Participants can also book by the berth or cabin, book the entire catamaran, or choose to sail their own yacht in the Mediterranean Escapade. For more information, e-mail: or visit: https://www.multihullsolutions. MM


Neoprene is a type of synthetic rubber also known as polychloropene. Unlike plastics, neoprene doesn’t have a specific recycling stream, so when you dump a used wetsuit, especially an older one, the fabric can’t be re-used like plastic bags. This would mean wasteprocessing companies would burn the materials and the remaining material would be stored at a dumping ground. We as Magic Marine have decided that we want to give neoprene a second life. To do this we found a better destination for used wetsuits than a dumping ground and arranged a discount for everyone who helps reducing our footprint: Let’s bring the old to the new! When customers bring their old wetsuit to one of our Magic Marine dealers when buying new neoprene product(s) they receive 25% discount on the retail price of their new item. The only rule is, the customer needs to buy a similar product to apply for the discount. Bringing in an old Long John means buying a new Long John, bringing a Neo top means also buying a Neo top. The old gear doesn’t necessarily need to be from Magic Marine but can be any brand. The team

of Néocombine gives the used wetsuits a second life by making beach accessories out of it during a 100% French hand made process. Expected effect: reduce the ecological impact of neoprene products.  “We Embrace Initiatives Like Néocombine To Make Steps Within The Recycle Process. As an international cooperating company we feel it’s extremely important to reduce our ecological footprint. We embrace initiatives like Néocombine to make steps within the recycle process of Neoprene products. It’s important to think ahead and put energy in making Magic Marine more and more sustainable over the years without losing any quality for the customers!” says Max Blom, CEO of Magic Marine. About Néocombine Founded in 2009 on the French West Coast in Guérande. Néocombine is now implanted in the city of Bordeaux. The brand recycles old wetsuits and manufactures accessories (bracelets, key rings), giving a second life to Neoprene following a 100% French hand made process. The goal of Néocombine: turn the deep black Neoprene into colorful cool accessories for the beach. For more information, visit: MM

The Recent Launch of Knysna 500SE (SV-Stand Fast) with Custom Interior Finishing Knysna Yacht Company recently launched another custom-built 50 foot sailing catamaran, a Knysna 500SE – SV-Stand Fast. Each and every yacht that leaves their boatyard is uniquely customized based on the new owners’ preferences.


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This particular sailing catamaran, SV-Stand Fast has a sophisticated, modern and sleek interior design finishes. The owner selected a modern look and feel, this lends itself well to a greater sense of space and sophistication. “This is why we love what we do, and it’s also what differentiates us from every other yacht builder out there… making our yacht building experience unique, as our customers get a choice of custom finishes based their needs and wants,” says Knysna. SV-Stand Fast will set sail from Knysna to Cape Town for commissioning. If you would like to learn more or enquire details about pricing, visit: MM | MULTIHULLS Magazine





IN ONE COMPANY One Company has dealerships that represent the most successful Catamaran brands: Lagoon, Fountaine Pajot, Nautitech and Gemini


Our world-class staff is highly experienced and trained to sell, service and maintain the most advanced new catamarans in the world, as well as provide knowledge, care and love for older models. The Catamaran Company is the world’s largest most complete all-catamaran broker of new and pre-owned yachts. From financing, to insuring, servicing to refitting. The Catamaran Company has achieved the trust and confidence of the most successful and legendary Catamaran brands in the world, as well offering and marketing the most select brokered catamarans through digital listings, e-blasts, major print ad campaigns and boat shows. The Catamaran Company has a strong financial and insurance arm to ease you into your new yacht in a seamless and joyous transition.

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For over 25 years The Catamaran Company has provided a growing number of sophisticated charter enthusiasts with a fleet of luxury Catamarans, all maintained at the highest level of performance, function and detail. Bare boat, skippered and fully crewed yachts from 35’ to over 100’ feet are immaculately prepared for charter and offered in the Caribbean, the Med and the US. Our base on Tortola is located on Hodges Bay, BVI – only10 minutes from the airport. Tortola is the gateway to the most sailable and scenic charter destination in the world. The BVI has been, from the beginning, our home base and focus of our charter program. No other charter company knows the BVI better and no one serves it better. Our new fleet of larger, super-luxury catamarans can only be found at The Catamaran Company.



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Bareboat Ownership Management Program Tortola offers the perfect charter location and the highest return of charter income in the charter industry. The Catamaran Company in Tortola is known for quality service and high level of maintenance. As an owner you will rest assured that you are in the best possible location with the best people servicing your catamaran.

Crewed Charter Management Program Often Yacht Owners find that they are not be able to vacation as much as they would like aboard their catamaran. Often, their yachts sit unused. Utilizing those unused weeks is the focus of this program. It can also offset some of the annual maintenance costs and covers some crew salaries. When you decide to charter your catamaran we set in motion advertising programs using our extensive catamaran vacation database while our in-house charter agents focus on booking retail charters. In addition, we market to all industry brokers online, with brochures, crew profiles plus availability updates. Increasingly, we are selling more and more large, luxury catamarans. In the last 11 months we have sold; Sunreef 60’s, Sunreef 74’s, Lagoon 620’s, Fountaine Pajots 67’s, Lagoon 77’s and Lagoon 78’s.

Introducing the Premier Fleet, super-luxury class, catamaran ownership program. The Catamaran Company offers the highest percentage of charter revenues than any other charter Company in the industry. Upon purchasing your choice of layout, model and size, you earn up to 77% of all charter revenue for up to 3 years.

One Company offers exceptional partnership opportunities for fractional charter yacht ownership 20% ownership of large, luxury charter catamarans is now a reality. The Catamaran Company has pioneered a program that takes care of the financing after a modest down payment ($45,000 for a Lagoon 52.) There are no personal guarantees required.


The Partnership group retains 70% of the charter income. For the L52, that’s about $15,000 per week. The Catamaran Company meticulously maintains, repairs and provides dockage for the yacht as well as advertising and promotion. Each partner is entitled to 2 weeks of usage each year the yacht is in charter and more weeks if the yacht lays unbooked. In addition, there are tax benefits each partner can take advantage of. The Catamaran Company has professionals who, for 25 years, have been guiding and advising owners through the selection and purchasing process. For sailors looking to enjoy the charter life and not pay for a good portion of it, Fractional Charter Yacht Ownership is too good a program to pass up.

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Featured Products Furuno New FM4850 Black Box VHF Packs Essential Tools, Including AIS, GPS & More Into a Compact, Versatile Unit Furuno turned heads in 2018 with the release of the FM4800, a 5-in-1 unit featuring VHF Radiotelephone, Class D DSC, GPS Receiver, AIS Receiver, and Simplified Loud Hailer with Intercom. Mariners appreciated the unit’s rich feature set, rugged durability, and the ease with which it connects to other models within the Furuno family of marine electronics. Now, Furuno has introduced an all-new version of this versatile unit in a space-saving black box configuration. With the FM4850, mariners can take advantage of the same incredible feature set found in the FM4800, only with a much smaller footprint. The Furuno FM4850 includes the same ‘all-in-one’ features found in its companion model, but with a twist. The FM4850’s black box configuration allows for it to be installed in an out-of-the-way location, so it’s not taking up valuable real estate on the helm, while the included handset with LCD Screen and waterproof speaker can be installed in easy-to-access locations. Up to three individual ‘stations’ can be connected to a single black box, each of them with full access to the FM4850’s impressive capabilities. This means you can have a Marine VHF Radiotelephone with built-in Class D DSC, GPS Receiver, AIS Receiver, Multi-Station Intercom, and 30W Loud Hailer with Listen Back capability installed at multiple locations. With its built-in GPS receiver, all the FM4850 requires is an external GPS antenna. The unit does not require an external GPS source to enable its DSC functionality, and the unit can be used as a backup source of GPS positioning for other onboard electronics. 16

Its built-in AIS Receiver can be used to overlay AIS targets with networked GPS Plotters or MFD’s, such as Furuno’s NavNet TZtouch and NavNet TZtouch2, or their new GP1871F/GP1971F combo units. You can also share GPS, DSC and AIS information via NMEA0183 or NMEA2000. What’s more, when connected via NMEA2000 to any NavNet TZtouch2 MFD, DSC calling can be initiated directly from the TZtouch2 display by merely tapping on the AIS/DSC target and selecting [DSC Call]. Additionally, when MOB (Man Overboard) is activated on a TZtouch2 MFD, the FM4850 enters a special mode where you can initiate a distress call by simply pushing the rotary knob. The FM4850 can operate as a 30W Loud Hailer with 8 patterns of alert sounds. When connected with the second-station handset, its intercom feature is available, allowing communications between the devices from multiple locations. Additionally, the horn speaker can be used to collect external sounds and transmit them through the external speaker. In this way, a person on the deck can easily communicate with the bridge, a particularly useful feature for a variety of fishing vessels and workboats. This function can also be a useful tool on sport fishing vessels, allowing the horn speaker to collect the sound from fishing rods and lines when you get a strike. Safety, reliability and versatility have never before been wrapped up so perfectly in such a neat little package. If you’re looking for the ultimate marine electronics “multi-tool” that offers more useful features than ever before, all in a compact and unobtrusive package. For more information, visit: or contact: Furuno U.S.A., 4400 N.W. Pacific Rim Blvd., Camas, WA 98607. Phone: (360) 834-9300. MM MULTIHULLS Magazine | March/April 2019 | MULTIHULLS Magazine

Travel in Style With Gill’s New Race Team Luggage and Keep Your Possessions Warm and Dry in Any Conditions Stand out from the crowd with the latest watertight team luggage collection from Gill. The stylish roller bags and backpack combine style, form and function, tapping into Gill’s cutting-edge fabric and product technology developed for their premium RACE line. The RACE Team Bag, which comes in both 30-liter and 60-liter sizes, catches the eye with the signature season colors of tango and blue, as well as a classic graphite design. Developed by sailors for sailors, the 100% PVC Tarpaulin bags boast a number of features for anyone having fun on or around the water. With a secure fastening and a roll-down closure for a watertight seal, the wide mouth opening ensures ease of access. Four external D-ring attachment points for securing the bag and a non-slip, padded shoulder strap are

perfect for any conditions. The 60-liter team bag also features reinforced haulhandles at both ends and a waterproof ID pocket. The versatile RACE Team Backpack also comes in the stylish tango and graphite. The 35-liter capacity shoulder bag has a large volume front pocket with water resistant zipper and a roll down closure for a guaranteed waterproof seal. Adventurers will also value the padded and breathable air mesh harness system. The bag is made from a puncture resistant waterproof PVC Tarpaulin fabric with stitch-free, high frequency welded seams. Commenting on the new additions to the extensive Gill luggage collection, Matt Clark, Director of Product Development, concluded,

“Gill has always been committed to providing world class luggage solution to our customers. The RACE Team bags and backpacks have been designed to offer watertight protection for pro sailors, cruisers and anyone taking on the elements on or around water. We developed the bags with the best fabric technology from developing our RACE clothing line for 2019 and incorporated ideas from sailors to make sure we can offer the best crew bags on the market.” Race Team Bag 60L: US$80 Race Team Bag 30L: US$60 Race Team Backpack 35L: US$99.95 For more information, visit:


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Heavy-Duty HoseCoil PRO with a 30% Increase in Flow Rate HoseCoil, a leading supplier of boat washdown systems, recently announced an all-new product line – the HoseCoil PRO Series. This new heavy-duty hose is designed to provide all the functionality of the popular Standard Series self-coiling hose but with a larger, half-inch interior diameter for a 30% increase in flow rate. Available in 15-, 20- and 25-foot lengths, the HoseCoil PRO Series features a larger 4.75-inch diameter coil for better ease of handling and incorporates dual strain reliefs to reduce kinking on either end. The HoseCoil PRO is not only larger in size, it is made with much thicker material for added strength and durability. All models include popular three-quarterinch garden-style fittings made with brass alloy. Like all HoseCoil products, the PRO Series is made of top-of-the-line, high-performance polyether material that is built to withstand UV and saltwater exposure. Tough and rugged short hoses, the HoseCoil Pro are perfect for cockpit washdown. The PRO Series packaging is attractive, environmentally friendly and compact to reduce shipping costs. “We have been producing our Standard Series HoseCoils for the boating industry for over 15 years now,” said Rob Walsh, president and owner, Ocean Equipment. “The improved flow rate of the larger diameter

HoseCoil PRO matches the output of other high flow rate pumps on the market, but with the quality and durability HoseCoil is known for.” The HoseCoil product lines includes a range of hoses, spray nozzles, storage systems and thermoformed enclosures that completes your boat washdown system. HoseCoil products are available at most boating retail stores. For more information on HoseCoil’s complete lineup of quality washdown systems, please visit About Ocean Equipment: Based in Bend, Oregon, Ocean Equipment is known for HoseCoil Washdown Systems as well as its NavPod series of waterproof housings for marine electronics. To learn more information on Ocean Equipment and its full line of products, please visit MM Introducing OneUp, the first compact, nomadic and reusable buoy that inflates instantly on contact with water (in less than 2 seconds). Drowning is one of the 10 leading causes of death in the world. That represents 370,000 people – about 42 people around the world are every hour! More than half of these deaths involve people under the age of 25. OneUp is more than an object, it is a solution to SAVE LIVES!

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life surrounded by the sea. Concerned about the tragic situation of travellers, he decided to create an intelligent and effective rapid rescue tool. “OneUP was born from the particularly worrying situation of migrants. A buoy for a hundred victims? It’s an inconceivable thing. I imagined OneUP as a solution to save lives in large numbers,” says de Leòn Arteta. With packaging no bigger than a can of soda (6.8 inches), the nomadic and lightweight format (370 g) supports a weight of 150 kg (330 lbs). OneUp is designed around a salt pod and CO2 inflation with a sensor that is used in aeronautical and naval security. Once in contact with enough water, the salt pod dissolves. Once dissolved, a spring is released to activate the opening of the CO2 bottle causing inflation. If there’s not enough water to dissolve the salt pod, then it won’t inflate. The device is rugged and built with anti-friction materials – TPU, Thermoplastic polyurethane (benefits including elasticity, transparency and resistance to oil, grease and abrasion). The opening of the buoy is done by a system using a salt capsule that liquefies, activates a spring

and releases CO2 from its bottle. Once used, simply replace the salt / CO2 kit to fold the buoy and slip it into its waterproof case. “OneUP reduces the rescue time, making not only faster, but more accurate possibilities. Moreover it can be thrown much further than a classical buoy and used by more people, the youngest and eldest. Imagine the day when OneUP becomes just an ordinary product that you take with you every time you practice an activity in the water environment, so you can keep yourself and your family safe,” says Luis Borges, General Manager. At 20 times smaller than a conventional buoy, it allows a precise throw without being impacted by wind or strong currents. It can

fit everywhere: backpack, glove box, kit ... For everyone, anywhere, anytime. Holidays, swimming pool, water sports ... day at sea or in fresh water… OneUp allows everyone to have the means to act in case of a problem and to feel serene and safe when going out at the water’s edge. Since our company’s creation in 2015, we’ve worked hand-in-hand with world-wide organizations (like the Red Cross) and collected early innovation awards. Together we can reduce the Risk of Drownings Worldwide! For more information, visit: MM



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Carolyn Shearlock and her husband Dave have been cruising over 11 years and 10,000 miles, first on a Tayana 37 monohull and now on a 34’ Gemini catamaran. Along the way, they sold pretty much everything they owned (twice!), gained a great boat dog, had a bunch of wonderful times and some adventures . . . and learned a ton about what does and doesn’t work! Carolyn has a website and co-authored The Boat Galley Cookbook with Jan Irons, which has over 800 boat-friendly recipes and is available on Amazon and Barnes & Noble. If you aren’t eating keto or LCHF, you can use brown or white sugar in place of the Allulose (note that calories will then be higher).

Tuna Bruschetta


his is one of my favorite keto/low-carb dinners that’s also gluten-free and dairy free. But the thing is that everyone loves it. While I call this TUNA bruschetta, you can make it with any firm white fish. And if the weather isn’t so nice for grilling, the fish fillets can be sautéed. If you are seriously restricting your carbs, as I am with diabetes, the trick is to practice careful portion control with the bruschetta topping. Don’t go overboard with the garlic, green onions or tomatoes, all of which can cause blood glucose spikes if eaten in too large of quantities. Also do not use balsamic vinegar in place of the wine vinegar; it has far too much sugar in it. Allulose is currently my favorite sugar substitute as it is made from sugar but is not metabolized. The flavor is good, never bitter or overly sweet. One nice feature is that it browns in cooking and grilling, just like real sugar; it also dissolves easily. In large quantities it can cause diarrhea, but I only use it in small quantities and don’t have a problem. I have not yet found Allulose in a grocery store; I buy it from Amazon. Allulose isn’t cheap, but I don’t use that much of it that it’s a real budget-buster. A teaspoon in a salad dressing, perhaps a tablespoon in a BBQ rub. 26

Prep Time: 10 mins Cook Time: 10 mins Total Time: 20 mins Tuna steaks on the grill with a bruschetta topping. Low carb (3 grams total carbs), keto-friendly, glutenfree, dairy-free and boat-friendly. Great for diabetics who want a dish they can eat but everyone will love and perfect for a hot day! Course: Main Dish Cuisine: Dairy-Free, Fish/Seafood, Gluten-Free, Grill, Keto/LCHF Servings: 2 Calories: 364 kcal Ingredients 2 Tablespoons Olive oil Divided 1 Tablespoon Wine vinegar 1 Teaspoon Minced garlic 1 Teaspoon Allulose 1 Teaspoon Italian seasoning 1/4 Teaspoon Salt Dash Black pepper 1/4 Cup Tomato, finely diced 1/2 Tablespoon Green onion, sliced thin 8 Ounces Tuna steaks Optional 3 Tablespoons Feta cheese, crumbled (Omit for dairy-free) MULTIHULLS Magazine | March/April 2019

Instructions Mix 1 tablespoon olive oil, vinegar, garlic, Allulose, Italian seasoning, salt, pepper, tomato and green onion together. Refrigerate while grilling tuna. Preheat grill to hot. Brush tuna steaks (1 per person) with remaining olive oil. Grill tuna for about 5 minutes per side — cook according to your preference, rare to medium. Remove tuna from grill and place on plates. Top with bruschetta. Add feta if desired.


hili has always been a cool-weather staple. Then I became diabetic a little over a year ago and learned that beans were totally off limits as were any quantity of tomatoes over one slice (or two cherry tomatoes). I follow a very low carb way of eating (generally 12 to 15 grams of carbs — total, not net — per day). The good news is that my blood sugar is in excellent control — you can read more about how this allows me to lead the life I wish in Cruising with Diabetes. So my old chili recipe was totally off limits. Last winter, as I was learning about my new way of eating, I didn’t try to come up with a low-carb chili. But as the weather got chilly this fall, I decided to try. And I came up with a recipe that isn’t just make-do, it’s great. Dave and non-diabetic friends who came over for dinner have loved it. Side note: Dave is allergic to all milk products and loved it even without the sour cream and cheese on top. And since you’re not using a commercial taco seasoning, it’s gluten-free as well. See recipe notes for further notes on ingredients and special alerts for diabetics. | MULTIHULLS Magazine

Low-Carb/Keto Chili

Prep Time: 5 mins Cook Time: 25 mins Total Time: 30 mins Cool weather comfort food without all the carbs contained in beans, tomatoes and many taco seasonings. Delicious and not just a make-do! Course: Main Dish Cuisine: Dairy-Free, Gluten-Free, Keto/LCHF, Make-Ahead, Mexican/Southwestern Servings: 2 Calories: 751 kcal Ingredients 4 strips bacon 3/4 pound ground beef 2 green onions 1 small zucchini 1/4 cup green or red pepper, diced 1-1/2 teaspoon chili powder 1-1/2 teaspoon cumin dash cayenne pepper dash jalapeno powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 cup sour cream 1/4 cup cheddar cheese 2 cherry tomatoes Instructions Cut bacon into 1” pieces and fry until crisp. Remove from pan, leaving grease. While bacon is cooking, slice green onions. Reserve 2 tablespoons of the sliced green parts for garnish. Add ground beef and un-reserved green onion to bacon grease and chop with the side of a spoon. Cook over medium heat, stirring frequently, until almost cooked through.  While ground beef is cooking, chop green or red peppers. Reserve 1 tablespoon for garnish. Add remaining peppers, spices and cooked bacon to ground beef. Turn heat to low and cook 20 minutes to let flavors blend and develop. Stir occasionally. Shred cheese while chili is cooking. Slice or dice cherry tomatoes. To serve, place chili into bowls and top with shredded cheese, sour cream, reserved peppers, and green onions. 27

Notes, Substitutions and Variations Ingredient notes, particularly for diabetics: Bacon: Most bacon is sugar-cured. Use uncured or salt-cured bacon if possible; otherwise look for bacon with less than 1g of sugar per serving. Sour Cream: Use full-fat sour cream as it has less tendency to spike blood sugar. However, if you cannot tolerate dairy, omit it. Cheddar cheese: You can use any type of cheese that you prefer, as long as it does not spike your blood sugar. Shred your own with a grater; commercially shredded cheese is coated with a starch to keep it from sticking together and that starch will raise the carb count and impact your blood sugar. Again, omit if you cannot tolerate dairy. Sweet peppers: Do not use yellow peppers as they have considerably more sugars than green or red peppers. Spices: vary quantities to taste. If you do not have jalapeno powder, use additional cayenne (buy jalapeno powder on Amazon if your local store does not carry it). Use less or omit the cayenne and jalapeno for a milder chili.  Zucchini: omit for an even lower carb version -just 4g per serving. Tomato: If you do not have cherry tomatoes, use 2 tablespoons diced tomato. Limit your portion carefully as tomatoes contain a lot of sugar. Omit tomato and cut out 1g carb per serving.  Ground beef: vary amount to suit your needs. Accompaniments: This is great with my Keto Bread and the Keto/Low-Carb version of my Greek Salad IF it works with your carb limits per meal.


his has always been a favorite salad of mine and I shared it in The Boat Galley Cookbook. Since being diagnosed as diabetic, I have tweaked it some to make it very low carb and totally sugar-free, suitable for a keto diet as well as LCHF. It’s also gluten-free and dairy-free. 28

As with everything in the low-carb world, portion control and ingredient choice is critical. Yes, there really is such as thing as too many veggies, so I have to restrain myself from eating an unlimited amount. Two ingredients of note: Allulose sweetener (see previous description): If you aren’t eating keto or LCHF, you can use brown or white sugar in place of the Allulose (note that calories will then be higher). Duke’s mayonnaise: This is the only mayonnaise that does not contain sugar or any sugar substitute It’s sold in most grocery stores, but if you can’t find it in yours, it’s on Amazon. And one more ingredient to beware of: the bacon. Most bacon is sugar-cured and trace amounts can remain. I try to find uncured bacon and am able to about 75% of the time. If I can’t, I look for a brand with less than 1 gram of sugar per serving. Some people do spike with bacon in any form; if you do, simply omit it. It’s still a great salad.

Broccoli-Cauliflower Salad

Prep Time: 25 mins Total Time: 25 mins Delicious salad that everyone will love and perfectly meets the needs of those who eat low carb (LCHF or keto), dairy-free or gluten-free. Omit bacon for a vegetarian version. 4g total carbs/3g net carbs Course: Veggies & Salads Cuisine: Dairy-Free, Gluten-Free, Keto/LCHF Servings: 2 Calories: 371 kcal Ingredients Salad 2 slices bacon 2 eggs 1 cup broccoli 1 cup cauliflower 2 cherry tomatoes Dressing 1/4 cup Duke’s mayonnaise 1 tablespoon Allulose 2 teaspoons wine vinegar Garnish 1/2 teaspoon green onion tops Guest cabin


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Instructions Fry bacon until crisp, drain and crumble. At the same time, hard boil the eggs. Peel and chop the eggs when done, then let them cool while chopping the vegetables. Chop broccoli and cauliflower and place in small bowl. Slice tomatoes thinly and add to bowl, along with bacon and eggs. Just before serving, mix mayonnaise, Allulose and vinegar. Stir until sugar is dissolved. Pour dressing over salad and toss well. Optional: slice green onion top thinly and use to garnish salad. Notes, Substitutions and Variations White vinegar or cider vinegar may be used in place of the wine vinegar; do not use balsamic vinegar as it is too sugary. If you want a larger portion, use up to 1 cup additional broccoli (for 1 more carb gram per serving) but do not add additional cauliflower – it has far more carbs than broccoli. Do not use additional tomato if you are trying to stay very low carb – tomatoes contain a lot of natural sugars.


ur first company! Dave and I were so excited to welcome our friends Tony and Vicky aboard for a week in Mexico. Years before, we’d hatched the idea for our first charter when spending a weekend aboard their boat on Kentucky Lake. One thing had led to another and now we were cruising full time and they were contemplating doing the same. We wanted to show them just how magical this life could be from the moment they stepped on board. The plan was to pick them up at the airport and immediately head to a nearby anchorage in time for dinner and sunset. | MULTIHULLS Magazine

After anchoring, we had a “welcome aboard” glass of wine while dinner was in the oven. I’d had done the prep work the day before – Baked Tuscan Chicken is a wonderful make-ahead meal for guests, needing virtually no last-minute attention. Just as we finished eating, the sun set and turned the sky a fiery mix of crimson and orange.  We continued to sit on deck as darkness fell and the stars came out. Later, as we all headed to bed, Vicky turned to me and said, “This is wonderful.”  I couldn’t have said it better.

Baked Tuscan Chicken

Prep Time: 35 mins Bake: 40 mins Total Time: 1 hr 15 mins Delicious chicken dinner perfect for entertaining as you can do most of the prep ahead of time and just bake and serve! Course: Main Dish Cuisine: Dairy-Free, Gluten-Free, Make-Ahead Servings: 4 Calories: 286 kcal Ingredients 4 slices bacon 4 pieces chicken (any type: bone-in or boneless, white or dark, skinless or not) 1 cup diced onion 3 cups fresh spinach OR 3/4 cup frozen spinach, thawed and very well drained 2 (15-ounce) cans cannellini, navy or other white beans, rinsed and drained 1 (15-ounce) can diced tomatoes, undrained ½ teaspoon dried rosemary salt and pepper, to taste Instructions Preheat oven to 350° F. Cook bacon until crisp in large ovenproof skillet or Dutch oven (see notes if you do not have a pan that can go from stove to oven). Remove bacon and place on paper towel to drain. Leave the bacon fat in the pan. Brown chicken pieces in the bacon fat over mediumhigh heat. When golden brown, remove chicken and place on paper towel with the bacon. 29

Vicky watching the sunset from the bow of Que Tal

Add onion to pan and cook over medium heat until just starting to turn golden. Add spinach, cannellini beans, tomatoes, rosemary, salt and pepper. Crumble bacon into the pan. Mix well and remove from heat. Place chicken pieces over the bean mixture, skin or “nice” side up. Bake, uncovered, for 40 minutes or until instant-read meat thermometer inserted in the thickest part of the chicken but not touching bone registers 165° F. Serve immediately if desired. To serve later, cover and refrigerate for up to 48 hours. Reheat in 350° F. oven, covered, for about 20 minutes until bean mixture bubbles. May also be frozen for up to three months; thaw in refrigerator before reheating or allow up to an hour in oven if not thawed. Notes, Substitutions and Variations If you do not have a pan that can go from stove to oven, use a skillet and transfer to a casserole before putting in the oven.

For quite a while, I’ve been looking around for some sort of Asian dish that would be legal for me (a diabetic). Most that I found online simply had too many carbs for my needs. I started experimenting and tweaking the proportions until I hit the sweet spot of great taste and very low carb. These low carb/keto/gluten-free (and dairy-free) egg rolls without the wrapper will really hit the spot. Not having to deep fry them — as you would do with wrappers — also qualifies as super boat-friendly. The best part? Everyone will love them as just “a good meal.” Just 8g of total carbs per serving (6g net) and no soy as soy ingredients can spike blood glucose in many diabetics, including me. If you are not sensitive to soy, you can use soy sauce in place of the coconut aminos. If you do so, omit the salt. One key is that if you want to use prepared coleslaw mix instead of chopping cabbage yourself, be sure to use one that is just plain cabbage without carrots (carrots have quite a few carbs). The trick is to not use more veggies than called for unless your eating plan allows more carbs in a meal. You can increase or decrease the amount of meat to suit your own protein requirements. Virtually any meat can be used – ground beef, chicken or turkey are all great, as are small shrimp or even leftovers such as shredded beef or chicken. When I first heard of Sriracha sauce, I had been told that it was “quite hot.” It took me a few years to try it and I discovered that while it’s spicy, it’s not unbearably hot and it has a really nice flavor that mixes well in lots of dishes. Note, however, that it does contain sugar. I’m able to tolerate the small amount in one teaspoon of the sauce but other diabetics may not be able to. You can make your own sugar-free sriracha with this recipe.

Un-Rolled Egg Rolls


f you’re eating low carb or keto, it seems impossible to have most Asian food. Almost every dish contains rice or has some sort of a no-no wrapper. 30

Prep Time: 10 mins Cook Time: 20 mins Total Time: 30 mins A delightful taste of Asian – low carb, soy-free, gluten-free and dairy-free. Yet totally delicious! Course: Main Dish Cuisine: Asian, Dairy-Free, Gluten-Free, Keto/ LCHF MULTIHULLS Magazine | March/April 2019

Servings: 2 Calories: 555 kcal Ingredients 1 tablespoon sesame oil 1 teaspoon minced garlic 2 green onions 3/4 pound ground pork 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger 1/2 teaspoon sea salt 1/4 teaspoon black pepper 2 teaspoons Sriracha sauce 5 ounces shredded cabbage 1 tablespoon coconut aminos 2 teaspoons rice vinegar 2 teaspoons toasted sesame seeds

the meat mixture. SautĂŠ until the pork is cooked through, the onions are translucent and the garlic is fragrant. Add the cabbage, coconut aminos, and rice wine vinegar. Cover and cook about 5 minutes until the coleslaw is tender. Serve in bowls; top with sesame seeds and slices of the green por-

tion of green onion slices. Notes, Substitutions and Variations If you can tolerate more carbs, add a few sliced mushrooms and julienned carrots and green peppers. MM Stay tuned for more boat-friendly recipes in coming issues. Click here to check out The Boat Galley Cookbook.

Instructions Heat sesame oil in a skillet over medium-high heat. Add the ground pork, ground ginger, sea salt, black pepper and Sriracha. SautĂŠ until the pork is almost, but not quite, cooked through. While pork is cooking, thinly slice the green onion and separate the white and green slices into separate piles. Add the garlic, onion, and white portion of the green onions to | MULTIHULLS Magazine


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Charlie Bufton is an island lifestyle and travel blogger and has been living in the Caribbean for the past 10 years. She considers herself to be exceptionally lucky to call Virgin Gorda in the beautiful British Virgin Islands home, where she lives with her husband and three daft dogs. She loves sharing sunny adventures and aspects of her island life on her blog ‘The Barefoot Angel’. An avid foodie and travel fan, she enjoys discovering new restaurants, resorts, products, destinations and activities and sharing her experiences with others.

My Top Five Virgin Islands Cocktails


o you visited the British Virgin Islands and you partook in all the local drink specialties, but now you’re back home and wondering how to recreate that holiday magic – never fear, I’m here to help!! Keep reading for the recipes to my top 5 Virgin Islands cocktail recipes.

Painkiller – This Painkiller was consumed at

Soggy Dollar Bar, Jost Van Dyke If you came to visit the BVI and left without trying a Painkiller then I am sorry to tell you that you need to go back and try again… The quintessential British Virgin Islands cocktail, there is some disagreement as to the origin of the cocktail with two bars renowned for the Painkiller (Pusser’s and the Soggy Dollar). Pusser’s fans insist that a Painkiller can really only be made with Pusser’s Navy rum, while the Soggy Dollar uses Cruzan. But even Pusser’s concede that their Painkiller recipe is inspired by Daphne Henderson at the Soggy Dollar Bar. Whichever one you believe to be the rightful owner of that honor, there’s no denying that you really have to try one in order to consider your Virgin Islands experience complete – extra points for consuming it with your toes in the sand. The exact recipe and ratios at Soggy Dollar are a carefully guarded secret – but you can start by using this recipe below: 2 oz Rum (Cruzan is my preference, but you can also used flavored rums to add variations) 1 oz Coconut Cream (Coco Lopez) 4 oz Pineapple Juice 1 oz Orange Juice Ice Grated Nutmeg to garnish


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Painkillers taste best when you shake all your nonalcoholic ingredients together and then add the rum. Stir, grate over nutmeg and serve. Note: the non-alcoholic ingredients can be mixed in advance and then poured over rum and ice if you fancy taking it with you to the beach or on a boat trip!

Throw everything into a blender with a cup of ice and blend until smooth and creamy. Drizzle chocolate sauce on the inside of your glass before adding your Bushwhacker mixture.

Dark n’ Stormy – This Dark n’ Stormy was consumed at CocoMaya, Virgin Gorda. Originating in Bermuda – the Dark n’ Stormy has been adopted elsewhere in the Caribbean, including the BVI. We love it so much we even named a sailing regatta after it (a three day race event from Trellis Bay to Anegada and back to Nanny Cay). I think that my favorite Dark n’ Stormy’s can be found on the Willy-T, but they are a staple on the menu in bars Territory-wide. 2 oz Dark Rum (Gosling’s Black Seal) couple dashes of Angostura Bitters 4 oz Ginger Beer Ice Lime to garnish Fill glass with ice and combine the rum, ginger beer and angostura bitters. Garnish with a generous wedge of lime to squeeze in.

Bushwacker – Is it a drink? Is it a dessert? Who knows!? But it’s damn tasty and ridiculously boozy! Said to have been invented in St. Thomas in the 1970s, it was allegedly named after a dog at the Ship’s Store and Sapphire Pub named Bushwhack. This frozen concoction is surprisingly strong with at least 5 different spirits (depending on whose recipe you follow, I like to use 6) blended together to create this deceptively sweet and creamy milkshake treat. Use this recipe to recreate at home: 1 oz Vodka 1 oz Coconut Rum 1 oz Baileys 1 oz Amaretto 1 oz Kahlua 1 oz Creme de Cacao (optional) 1 oz Coconut Cream (Coco Lopez) Ice Chocolate Sauce and whipped cream to garnish | MULTIHULLS Magazine


fruit flavored soda that is both sweet and tart and immediately invokes memories of beach bars and palm trees. One of the beauties of Ting is that it goes really well with a variety of different spirits. Rum and Ting? Works! Vodka and Ting? Yes please! Gin and Ting? Delicious! 2 oz Spirit of choice 5 oz Ting Grapefruit Soda Ice

The Classic Rum Punch – This Rum Punch was consumed at Hog Heaven, Virgin Gorda A list of Caribbean cocktails would not be complete without a classic rum punch. There are likely as many variations of rum punch as there are islands and cays in the Caribbean. Made with a variety of different recipes across the Territory, it is typically sweet, sour and fruity with the distinguishable red hue given by the Grenadine syrup.

These cocktails should be available in some guise at any bar in the BVI. It’s time for you to visit and find your favorites! So whether you’re practicing these in advance of your Virgin Islands holiday – or trying them when you get back home to try and combat the post-holiday blues. You can now make them at home and create your own little tropical staycation. Bonus points if you brought back authentic ingredients like Cruzan Rum, BVI Gin or Gosling’s. If you need more information about where to eat and enjoy cocktails in the BVI – check out my restaurant guide here. MM

2 oz Dark Rum 1/4 oz Grenadine Syrup 2 oz Orange Juice 2 oz Pineapple Juice Other tropical fruit juices also encouraged Generous squeeze of Lime or splash of sour mix Dash of Angostura Bitters Wedge of Pineapple or Orange and a Maraschino Cherry to garnish Combine your rum and chosen fruit juices in a highball glass over ice. Squeeze in lime juice and add a dash of angostura bitters. Garnish with extra fruit.

Ting with a Sting (or Ting with Anything) – Ting is such a distinctive Caribbean soft drink. Originally made in Jamaica in the 1970s it is a grape36

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masea Yachts is a new yacht brand that introduces a new approach to traditional catamaran design by building in aluminum instead of fiberglass, and having three decks instead the conventional two. Designed to cross the Atlantic without refueling for long-range cruising and exploration, with sufficient dry and cold storage to remain at sea for up to 6 weeks without re-provisioning, the first 25-meter model has exterior design and naval architecture by Dr. Albert Nazarov, a specialist in high-speed catamarans. Production will be limited, offer a high level of customization – clients are free to choose their own interior designer – and use top quality materials for the construction and outfitting. “I decided to go back to the drawing board when I was in the market for a 20-25m catamaran to cruise the world, but couldn’t find what I was looking for,” says Amasea Yachts founder Jack Wijnants. “They were all expensive, limited in how much the interiors could be personalized, and generally finished using low-quality materials. Moreover, there was very little privacy for guests, as the crew have to use the same galley facilities. The whole story started with our own requirements that could not be met by composite builders. So I decided to develop my own catamaran, and on showing it to some yacht broker friends, they told me that I should market it.” With an overall length and beam similar to the most popular industry players around 78 feet, the Amasea 84’/25m has an extra deck level and a dedicated service area for the crew. | MULTIHULLS Magazine


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yard in Italy or the Netherlands and negotiations are ongoing. The first 25m unit is expected to take 18-20 months to complete, but subsequent build times will be 13-16 months with a maximum production of seven units per year. A hybrid propulsion package is also envisaged. About Amasea Yachts An electronics engineer and experienced yachtsman, Jack Wijnants has founded Amasea Yachts in 2018. His family owned various Dutch steel yachts and he already

has a lot of experience in building proven, seaworthy, speedy boats, as for several years he owned a Maltese company that built 15-42m search, patrol and rescue vessels. After failing to find a 20-25-meter catamaran for him and his wife to travel the world, as the existing models on the market did not impress the couple, Jack Wijnants decided to develop his own range and market it eventually. The Amasea Yachts’ first model is a 25-metre tri-deck all-aluminium premium catamaran Amasea 84’/25m. MM

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he Privilège 510 Signature ‘D-light’ embodies technological excellence combining velocity and high-tech comfort, thanks to lighter internal and external equipment. The entire rig, optimized and reviewed with our partners and suppliers, is designed with high performance materials: a carbon mast, carbon boom, Kevlar rigging and bigger membrane sails. The guard wires in textile are completing the aluminum railing. All structural elements, the furniture and floorboards are also lighter thanks to a foam core. Carbon reinforcements in the deck and bulkheads also contribute in reducing the overall weight. Finally, the interior design, proposed by Darnet Design, is seamlessly integrated with the hydrostatics of the naval architect Marc Lombard. This ‘D-light’ version is paired perfectly with its modern, pure and functional interior allowing unlimited possibilities. 46

The substantial reduction in weight (10%) and the stiffness under sail unveil a sporting spirit to this version. Privilège’s genuine DNA is still present: high quality of construction and top-class finishing, refined design, seagoing excellence and many possibilities of customization. Your life. Your goals. Your Privilège – Allow yourself to be inspired and experience the luxury of tomorrow. For more information, visit: MM Specifications LOA....................................................... 17,09 m / 56 ft Beam.......................................................7,98 m / 26 ft Sail area............................................ 141 m² / 1517 ft ² CE Certificate....................................................... A-12 Price upon request MULTIHULLS Magazine | March/April 2019 | MULTIHULLS Magazine


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50 The World’s Ultimate Folding Ocean Cruising Trimaran


he Rapido 50 trimaran is designed by Morelli & Melvin, and built exclusively by Triac Composites.


If you love the space, comfort and performance of the R60, but prefer the convenience of being able to fold the floats to slide into a marina for monohulls, this is the option for you. MULTIHULLS Magazine | March/April 2019

Folding Mechanism Halves Width of Rapido 50 The Rapido 50 has all the benefits of its bigger sister, the Rapido 60 - but with a big difference. This magnificent trimaran comes with a folding mechanism to halve its width. By folding the floats, the breadth of the Rapido 50 is reduced from 10.38m to 5.5m, which makes mooring a breeze. Paul Koch explains the origins of the idea behind a folding Rapido 50 trimaran When the idea to make the Rapido 50 as a folding trimaran was first suggested, our initial reaction was, “ARE YOU CRAZY?”. But after consulting with Pete Melvin from our designers, Morrelli & Melvin, we thought, “Why not!” After all, our management team has built more folding trimarans than anyone else in the world and if anyone understands the challenges and how to do it right, we do! It will add a small amount to the initial cost but the ability to park the boat in any marina that accepts monohulls will make it all worthwhile and the payback will be huge!

Specifications LOA....................................................... 15.24 m / 50 ft LWL............................................... 14.96 m / 49.081 ft BOA............................................... 10.38 m / 34.055 ft BOA (folded)....................................5.50 m / 18.044 ft BOA (float to float CL)...................... 9.32 m / 30.577 ft Freeboard........................................... 1.60 m / 5.25 ft T (board up)........................................0.67 m / 2.198 ft T (board down)................................. 3.52 m / 11.548 ft Displacement (light)...................6.55 t / 14440.278 lbs Displacement (max)..................... 8.40 t / 18518.83 lbs SA Main...............................................95 m2 / 1022 ft2 SA Solent...............................................54 m2 / 581 ft2 SA Staysail........................................... 18 m2 / 193 ft2 SA Reacher...................................... 125 m2 / 1345 ft2 SA Asym Spin................................... 160 m2 / 1722 ft2 Mast Height above DWL............... 22.98 m / 75.393 ft Pricing ex factory (Vietnam): US$800,000 to $1,200,000 (depending upon options)

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New Boat Update

Horizon’s New PC65


he PC65’s modern clean lines are complimented by advanced hull design, developed from tank tests, CFD analysis and over 30 years of catamaran hull development. The PC65 offers a stable smooth ride, with unmatched performance and seakeeping.

PC65 Open Flybridge

The PC65 is custom-built to suit every client’s unique requirements. Horizon Yacht’s industry leading custom interiors and World-class craftsmanship will delight the most discerning buyer. The proud owners of PC65 hull #2 traded up from their PC52, and chose the Open Flybridge and popu-


lar on deck master layout . The comfortable single level living has all the primary living areas on the main deck level, including master King stateroom, galley, salon and aft deck. An alternate layout option is the exciting new Open Plan Main-deck layout with 4 staterooms, two ensuite King’s and two en-suite guest cabins. The main deck is an expansive open plan with Island Galley, bar counter and 4 stools, large Salon with seating for 8, formal Dining and wet Bar or desk. The oversized flybridge can accommodate a 15ft tender and includes a day head, Stidd helm chair, sofa seating with dining for 6, two bench seats, sun lounger, bar with 3 stools and outdoor BBQ area.

PC65 Skylounge

If your cruising grounds extend into colder climates, the Skylounge would be a fantastic option. See images of the PC65 Skylounge here. The PC65 offers higher cruising and top end speeds than is currently available in the luxury Power Catamaran cruising market. Combine this with unmatched seakeeping, highest quality custom craftsmanship, amenities and space typically only found on much larger motor yachts, and you have a World Class Luxury Cruising Yacht that pretty much ticks all the boxes. For more information, visit: https:// MM

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New Boat Update

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The Power Of Versatility


ith the construction of the 80 Sunreef Power now well underway, the shipyard lifts the veil of secrecy on a few interior designs elaborated for the first crafts to come. A model due for a 2019 Cannes premiere in September, the 80 Sunreef Power is starting to make some serious waves. With an impressive 12m beam and powerful propulsion up to 2x 1200HP Sunreef Yachts’ latest addition to the Power range offers a


blend of performance and comfort that has recently brought the company a growing number of orders. A fully-customizable power catamaran the 80 Sunreef Power features diverse hull color options. Multiple possibilities to set up the main deck level layout include sizeable dining tables, varying seating arrangements, a bar or even an open galley.

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The main deck can also be fitted with a master stateroom with direct access to the forward terrace. A lot of volume is available in the yacht’s hull, accommodating for the guest cabins, crew accommodation and galley.

Specifications LOA................................................... 23.95 m / 78.6 Ft Beam..................................................... 12 m / 39.4 Ft Draft........................................................ 1.7 m / 5.6 Ft Engines............................. 2 x 575 HP or 2 x 1200 HP Fuel.............................2 x 5000 l (2 x 1320.86 US gal) ............................... or 2 x 8000 l (2 x 2113.38 US gal) Fresh Water............................. 1600 l (422.68 US gal)   Guests............................................................ up to 12 Construction...............................................Composite Category....................................................................A Naval Architecture...............................Sunreef Yachts Design.................................................Sunreef Yachts For more information, e-mail: info@sunreef-yachts. com or visit: MM | MULTIHULLS Magazine


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Boat Test

by Captain Steve Larivee of

Leopard 51 PC


(w/ 2 x 370-hp Yanmar 8LV)

eopard catamarans are built by Robertson and Caine in South Africa. They have become quite popular with charter operators, like The Moorings, for their sheer volume of entertainment space and the number of people they can accommodate. Add in a shallow draft, a reasonable cruising range, and good handling characteristics, Specifications Length Overall.......................................51’ / 15.54 m Beam.................................................25’ 1’’ / 7.64 m Dry Weight............................40,785 lbs. / 18,500 kg Tested Weight.......................45,366 lbs. / 20,578 kg Draft........................................................3’ 3’’ / 0.99 m Max Headroom.......................................6’ 9’’ / 2.06 m Bridge Clearance...............................2’ 10.6’’ / 0.88 m Weight Capacity......................... 13,215 lbs. / 6,000 kg Fuel Capacity................................... 396 gal. / 1,499 L Water Capacity................................... 206 gal. / 779 L

Engine Options Std. Power............ 2 x 370-hp Yammar diesel engines Tested Power..........................2 x 370-hp Yanmar 8LV and one can easily see how they would appeal to private owners as well, particularly those entertaining weekend or overnight guests.

Performance Chart

Prices, features, designs, and equipment are subject to change. Please see your local dealer or visit the builder’s website for the latest information available on this boat model.


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Test Results RPM 550 1000 1250 1500 1750 2000 2200 2400 2600 2800 3000 3200 3400 3600 3800

MPH 3.9 6.6 7.9 9.5 10.6 11.4 12.1 13.4 15.3 17.6 19.6 21.5 23.3 24.7 26.7

Knots 3.3 5.7 6.9 8.2 9.2 9.9 10.5 11.6 13.3 15.3 17.0 18.7 20.2 21.5 23.2

GPH 0.4 0.9 1.8 2.9 4.6 6.8 9.3 12.7 15.0 17.3 20.2 23.6 28.4 32.5 37.4

MPG 9.6 7.3 4.4 3.3 2.3 1.7 1.3 1.1 1.0 1.0 1.0 0.9 0.8 0.8 0.7

NMPG 8.4 6.3 3.8 2.9 2.0 1.5 1.1 0.9 0.9 0.9 0.8 0.8 0.7 0.7 0.6

Stat. Mile 3430 2594 1564 1182 830 595 462 375 365 364 345 325 292 271 254

NM 2982.9 2255.5 1360.2 1027.6 722.0 517.3 401.6 325.8 317.2 316.2 299.9 282.3 254.2 235.9 221.2

dBa 59 65 67 70 72 74 75 75 76 77 77 77 79 79 79

All fuel consumption numbers are the total for all engines in the boat. Speeds are measured with Stalker ProSports radar gun or GPS. Fuel consumption (gallons per hour) measured with Floscan digital fuel-flow meter or by on-board factory-installed diagnostic instruments. Range is based on 90% of published fuel capacity. Sound levels determined using Radio Shack digital decibel meter on A scale. 68 dBA is the level of normal conversation. Time to plane is measured from start of acceleration to formation of rooster tail behind boat.

Key Features

· 3 or 4 cabin layout, each with private en-suite heads · Four distinct entertainment areas · Optional crew berth and head with private entrances · Forward cockpit for better ventilation and improved visibility · Flybridge lounge, with optional grill and galley


The Leopard 51 PC is a blue-water cruising cat that has plenty of entertainment space, performs well, and is ruggedly constructed as attested to by the fact that a number of them have gone from South Africa to the Caribbean on their own bottoms.

Cruising at 1500 rpm, the Leopard 51 PC has a range of over a thousand miles.

Distinguishing Features

• Stepped hull design • Forward lounge expands space and enhances ventilation • Salon open concept to galley

Acceleration Times & Test Conditions Time To Plane 0 to 30 Ratio Props Load Climate

8.8 sec. 12.9 sec. (0to20) N/A 584mm x 586mm x 4 3 persons, full fuel, full water, 50 lbs. of gear 70 deg., 58 humid; wind: 0-5 mph; seas: 0 | MULTIHULLS Magazine

Looking forward from the aft deck, right through the salon opening to the forward lounge makes apparent the natural ventilation available in the cabin. Yes, A/C is an option as is the composite teak decking.


The three-cabin layout of the Leopard 51 PC has the master suite to starboard and the private guest suites to port.

24” (.61 m) wide side decks allow one to walk freely fore and aft without cutting through the cabin.

Performance and Handling

The four-cabin layout also shows the optional crew berth and head forward with private access through deck hatches.

Major Features

• Entertainment space • Sleeping accommodations

All Leopard catamarans are NMMA (U.S.) and CE (European) certified. Travelopia is the sole distributor worldwide, centralizing service and warranty through their Dania Beach, FL office in the U.S.


Engine access is under the aft berths of each hull. It is not expected that one would be sleeping while underway, but we tested the decibel level at WOT just in case – 80db. The walkthrough cabin has sliding doors on both fore and aft ends, which lead to more entertainment areas, but also provide airflow through the main salon. 58

The Leopard 51 PC has an overall length of 51’ (15.54 m), a beam of 25’1” (7.64 m) and a draft of 3’3” (.99 m). With an empty weight of 40,785 lbs. (18,500 kg), full fuel and three people on board, the Leopard 51 PC had an estimated test weight of 45,366 lbs. (20,578 kg). With a pair of 370 Yanmar 8 LV diesels turning 584 mm x 586 mm 4-bladed props we reached a top speed of 23.2 knots at 3800 rpm. As is typical of a catamaran, the performance is rather linear so there really is no best cruise speed. We found her most comfortable to operate at 3000 rpm and 17 knots, where the 20.2 gph fuel burn resulted in .8 nautical miles per gallon and a range of just under 300 nautical miles. For distance cruising, 1500 rpm resulted in the speed of 8.2 knots and a fuel burn of 2.9 gallons per hour. That translated into nearly 3 nautical miles per gallon and a range of 1027.6 nautical miles, with a 10% reserve of the boat’s 396-gallon (1,499 L) total fuel capacity.

The Leopard 51 PC accelerates on an even keel, coming up to planing speed in an average 8.8 seconds and continuing through 20 mph in 12.9. She’s got excellent turning authority, so those boating in waters heavily laden with pot buoys will have little need for evasion tactics. Of course with a boat that should be rock solid in seas, we got flat calm conditions for our test with nothing but a wake here and there to jump, so we just can’t comment on how well she handles rough water. MULTIHULLS Magazine | March/April 2019

Boat Inspection Aft Deck

On the side deck behind the enormous 4’4” x 4’8” (1.32 m x 1.42 m) aft table, is a transparent hatch. This provides light and ventilation (when open) to the aft cabin on the port side. All the cabins have similar opening skylights.

The aft deck also has a hardtop. Note the black edge near the perimeter of the hardtop; this is the drop down soft enclosure in its stowed position.

Our test boat had the optional tender platform with its 1,000 lb. (454 kg) lift capacity. The optional stainless racks on either side are for dive bottle stowage.

Each hull has a step-down stern platform. Below the top step is access to the rudder head steering gear. | MULTIHULLS Magazine


The high 6’9” (2.06 m) overhead and panoramic windows make the large salon feel even larger.

The U-shaped seating in the salon has a drop down table for additional berth space.

The lower helm in the salon does not have a wheel, as you would typically be on autopilot if you need to be inside.

Open concept galley is available with optional upgrades to a four-burner propane stove and a larger oven.

A drawer-front refrigerator and freezer is below the electrical panel. Simply swing the 40” (1.02 m) flatscreen TV away to access the panel.


Forward Lounge

An L-shaped settee with swing-up tables is flanked by lounge pads to either side.

The forward lounge is covered by a hardtop with a sun pad (accessible via the flybridge). Note the sliding hatch in the center of the hardtop, just in front of the sun pad, that provides additional protection to the lounge area or opens to give better access from the lounge to the foredeck. Also note how the edge of the hardtop has a lip to channel water off to the sides.

Decks slope inwards leading to direct overboard drainage, seen here in the forward lounge area.


The flybridge helm has an adjustable tilt wheel, which is almost unnecessary in tight spaces, as the engines are so wide apart on the 25’ (7.62 m) beam that one can steer and maneuver with the throttles alone.

The entertainment space of the flybridge would make Cleopatra’s barge envious. The space on the left, behind the settee, is roomy enough for deck chairs on the large “back porch”. The backrest bolsters flip to adjust seating to suit.


The foredeck is massive with permanent seats. The black hatch tops open to the optional crew berth and crew head, respectively.

The flybridge’s wet bar with corian top has additional options shown here: electric grill, icemaker, and a refrigerator. The island serves to protect the flybridge access ladder just in front.

Storage in front of the forward lounge opens to a fresh water tank on left, the anchor windlass center, and an optional 9 kW generator on the right.

The primary helm station on the flybridge has a door just to the center for access to a sun pad measuring 77” x 61” (195.58 cm x 154.94 cm). Again, note the drop down enclosure on the 6’10” (2.08 m) overhead.


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Accommodations Master

flanks the sink, with its solid countertop. There is storage underneath, a mirrored medicine cabinet, and a full-length mirror on the privacy door.

Guest Quarters

The double berths of each guest cabin are practically the same size as the master berth.

The master berth has three opening ports for light and ventilation, a berth that measures 80” x 58” (203.20 cm x 147.32 cm) with built-in shelving on one side, a small bench seat outboard at the foot of the bed, and a 6’7” (2.01 m) overhead. The bed hinges up to access the engine. Each guest cabin has its own en-suite bath with standup shower stall.

Equipment Discussion – same price • Three- or four-cabin layout • 110v or 220v electrical

Optional Equipment The master suite has five in-deck storage compartments, a vanity with soft-close top, and more cabinet storage. Note the sliding privacy door at the stair opening (right) to secure the entire suite.

Entering the master head, notice the walk in shower stall with a bench seat directly ahead. On the right tucked away behind closed doors is a combination washer-dryer laundry.

Master Head

With a three-stateroom configuration there is a large light-filled master en-suite head forward. The light comes from a side window and opening overhead skylight. A walk-in shower stall behind a glass door | MULTIHULLS Magazine

• Forepeak berth and head with A/C supply • Cruisair air conditioning • 9 kW generator • Electric powered tender/swim platform • Dive bottle racks • Flybridge wet bar accessories (grill, icemaker, etc.) • Liferaft – USCG safety package • Anchor and anchor bridle, fenders and docklines • Solar panels • 110v shorepower pack • Battery charger, inverter, upgrade to AGM batteries • Electric flushing toilets • Composite teak decking • Exterior color package • Washdown system • Select electronics and navigation upgrades


$739,000 base, with above options $972,101.


We are always skeptical of builder’s claims, so when the description “blue-water” catamaran was pronounced, we naturally took it with a grain of salt. 61

However, when you realize one of the delivery options from South Africa to the U.S. is on its own bottom – belief is warranted. Overall, this boat maneuvered easily, turning in its own length without a bow thruster, so it’s no wonder that Leopard does so well with their charter partner, The Moorings, keeping these models quite busy. It’s easily an owner-operated boat, but there’s also room for privacy, even with a captain aboard.

Test Result Highlights

• Top speed for the Leopard 51 PC (2019-) is 26.7 mph (43 kph), burning 37.4 gallons per hour (gph) or 141.56 liters per hour (lph). • Best cruise for the Leopard 51 PC (2019-) is 19.6 mph (31.5 kph), and the boat gets 1.0 miles per gallon (mpg) or 0.43 kilometers per liter (kpl), giving the boat a cruising range of 345 miles (555.22 kilometers). • Tested power is 2 x 370-hp Yanmar 8LV. MM

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Thousands of Spectators Turn Out to Watch the Green and Gold Take Victory on Home Waters


he first ever SailGP was witnessed by more than 20,000 people who took to the water on the spectacular Sydney Harbour, providing the perfect amphitheater for the season kick off. Two intense days of racing saw six national teams do battle in the world’s most technologically advanced catamarans, competing to get the first points on the leaderboard and closer to the $1 million Season 1 prize. In front of cheering crowds, the green and gold F50 race boat of the Australia SailGP Team, helmed by local hero Tom Slingsby, won the final race of the day to earn the title in the opening event over Japan. The Olympic gold medalist and his crew of flight controller and tactician Jason Waterhouse, wing trimmer Kyle Langford, grinders Sam Newton and Ky Hurst, and Kinley Fowler gave a masterclass to the rest of the fleet. Though it was pre-race favorite Nathan Outteridge and his Japanese team who were leading going into the final day and looked set to upset the home crowd, Slingsby and his team were quick off the block on the second day, winning 66

the first race and shortly following it up with another race win. A second and a third for Outteridge’s Japan team guaranteed their place in the final match race and a chance to go head to head against the home team and line up against a close friend and fierce rival. The Australian team’s practice over the last few weeks paid off, and they lead the Japanese off the start and never looked back. “We don’t take losing lightly and that first race of the event really shot us into gear,” Slingsby said. “I

couldn’t be happier with how today went. I hold my team to a high standard and they really over delivered. “I don’t know which day had more spectators but it looked unbelievable again today, amazing the turnout for the first event of its kind in Sydney.” Japan finished the first event with 45 points, three behind the Australians. “Compared to the Australians, we’ve only done five days as a sailing team and I think that was what showed against them. But the fact

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we were even racing was incredible and to make the match race was just awesome. I am really proud of the whole team and what we have achieved in such a short time,” said Outteridge. Third overall on the leaderboard with 36 points is Great Britain, skippered by Dylan Fletcher. The British team under the command of Olympian Chris Draper was quick off the start and showed moments of promise but admitted they would be studying the data to ensure they were faster and more polished for San Francisco. SailGP CEO Russell Coutts concluded, “A huge congratulations to Tom, Nathan and their teams. It has been a fantastic event and I

want to say thank you to Sydney for supporting the event. It has been a great venue to launch SailGP.” Next stop for SailGP is San Francisco, May 4-5, 2019, when the young guns of the United States | MULTIHULLS Magazine

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The U.S. SailGP Team will face off against five other national teams in San Francisco May 4-6.

SailGP to Debut in San Francisco Bay


ext month, SailGP will make its U.S. debut on the waters of San Francisco Bay, offering the next generation of high-adrenaline sailing. Teams representing the United States, Australia, China, France, Great Britain and Japan will battle on the Bay during the May 4 and 5 grand prix, as spectators take in the action from spectacular on-water and shoreside vantage points, allowing them to get closer to the action than ever before. Established by Larry Ellison and Russell Coutts, SailGP features the fastest on-water racing in the world. Having commenced its inaugural season just six weeks ago, SailGP offers a fan-centric 68

experience that showcases the incredible athleticism and precision of some of the world’s top highperformance sailors. Leveling the playing field, each team will race

in identical wingsailed F50s – the most technologically advanced catamaran in existence – that have been designed exclusively for SailGP competition. Rome Kirby and Mac Agnese of the United States SailGP Team in San Francisco

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San Francisco race map

What’s at Stake San Francisco Bay is known for its strong sea breezes and tidal flows, and will present exciting challenges to each of the six national teams. Each elite sailor will be pushed to the limit as teams attempt to break sailing’s elusive 50 knot (60 mph) barrier for the first time in a race environment. Competing in a total of five shortformat fleet races over the two-day period, the top two teams will face off in a match race finale on Sunday, May 5 to determine the San Francisco SailGP champion. More than 26,000 spectators attended the first-ever SailGP event in Sydney, which saw each of the six teams earn podium finishes at least once. The Australia SailGP Team helmed by local legend Tom Slingsby currently sits atop the rankings, with Japan nipping at the Aussies’ heels. The U.S. SailGP Team – led by helmsman Rome Kirby (Newport, Rhode Island), and further comprised of Mac Agnese (Fort Lauderdale, Florida),

Taylor Canfield (St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands), Riley Gibbs (Long Beach, California), Hans Henken (Coronado, California) and Dan Morris (Edina, Minnesota) – is looking to move up the leaderboard on home waters in San Francisco. “We are really excited to get on the water in San Francisco, one of the best sailing venues in the world,” said Kirby. “San Francisco always delivers great sailing conditions, which will provide really exciting racing. We didn’t get the result we wanted in Sydney, but we learned a lot and have far more confidence going into this next event. With the support of the home crowd, we’ll be looking for some strong results.” Following the San Francisco grand prix, SailGP heads to New York (June 21-22) and Cowes, England (August 10-11), before the Marseille, France, final (September 20-22). The season will conclude with a $1 million winnertakes-all match race to determine the overall champion. | MULTIHULLS Magazine

A Look Inside the Race Village The San Francisco SailGP Race Village will run along the Marina Yacht Club Peninsula, providing stunning views of the competition, with the Golden Gate Bridge and Alcatraz Island serving as backdrops. The course – designed to augment the Bay’s natural amphitheater shape – will be orientated adjacent to the shore. The Race Village will serve as the center of the festivities, an ideal place to take in the race action and cheer on the national teams. The Race Village will offer an array of food and beverage options, music by a DJ, commentary during the racing to explain and supplement the action, and an award ceremony at the conclusion of the event. Free parking will be offered at the Marina Middle School, with a complimentary shuttle service operating to and from the Race Village from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Ticket Options While the SailGP Race Village is free to the public, special ticketed 69

options are available to enhance the SailGP experience. With limited spots remaining, SailGP Race Village Plus offers access to a shoreside area with spectacular viewing, live race commentary, a seating area and refreshments available for purchase. SailGP Race Village Grandstand offers reserved grandstand seats with a premium front row view, live race coverage and commentary, and dedicated amenities – including refreshments – available for purchase. Addtionally, SailGP has partnered with the Red and White Fleet – San Francisco’s leading bay cruise operator – to provide two premium on-water experiences. Exclusive ticket packages are being offered on the Zalophus and the Enhydra, with both spectator boats positioned within the race zone, guaranteeing the closest viewing of the action, as well as complimentary food and beverage. Tickets are available at SailGP. com/SanFrancisco. 70

SailGP APP The SailGP APP – a next generation immersive experience that puts fans in control of the action – is available free via the App Store. Fans can view live data and video

from the thrilling races and personalize the boats, camera angles and data that features in their feeds. An Android version is anticipated to be released prior to San Francisco SailGP. MM

Red and White Fleet ‘s Enhydra, one of the offered spectator boats for San Francisco SailGP

Leaderboard Place Team 1 Australia 2 Japan 3 Great Britain 4 China 5 France 6 United States

Skipper Tom Slingsby Nathan Outteridge Dylan Fletcher Phil Robertson Billy Besson Rome Kirby

Total 48 45 36 33 33 31

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OC Sport Confirms They Will Cease Management of the Circuit


he Extreme Sailing Series stormed onto the professional sailing scene in 2007, and since then has changed how fans, sponsors and media engage with sailing. On the water, on shore, online or on TV, its pioneering Stadium Racing format has set new benchmarks in the sailing industry paving the way for almost every professional sailing event that followed. In 2019 the Extreme Sailing Series brand is set to continue in a new direction, as organizers OC Sport confirm they will cease management of the circuit. Details will be revealed soon. In a statement, Herve Favre, OC

Sport CEO commented: “The Extreme Sailing Series has been a key part of our business for 12 years. It has been a genuine pacesetter and has led the way in inshore sailing. When we launched the Series, we set out to change the way sailing is seen, fuelled by world-class competition. We wanted to make a difference to the sport and we believe we have done that. However, looking ahead, and although we explored many different business models, due to various commercial hits beyond our control over recent years, the difficult decision has been made that it is no longer financially viable for OC Sport to run the Series. | MULTIHULLS Magazine

Sailing continues to be a key sport for us but it was time for our strategy to change and we are now focused on the offshore side of the sport. We have just opened a new base in Lorient called ‘Le HUB by OC Sport’, which offers a full-service solution for international offshore sailing campaigns. And of course, we will continue to manage our established offshore events including the four-yearly Route du Rhum and The Transat, as well as the annual Solitaire Urgo Le Figaro, which this year will be coming to Kinsale for the 50th anniversary edition of the event. The Extreme Sailing Series brand has become synonymous with world-class competition, hospitality and media output. For the brand to continue we have been working on a Management Buy Out deal for some time which we are now very close to finalizing. This will take the Series in a new direction with a clear vision and we are excited to be able to reveal more details in the coming weeks about the future of the Extreme Sailing Series brand.” For more information about the Extreme Sailing Series, visit: 71



ultihulls have been racing in the RORC Caribbean 600 since the very first race in 2009 when Claude Thelier’s (FRA) Region Guadeloupe, skippered by John Burnie (GBR), set a record that was not bettered until 2015. In recent years the multihull fleet has been on the rise. For this 11th edition, the fleet had a huge variety of designs racing under the MOCRA rating system to decide the class winner. The non-stop race around 11 Caribbean islands attracted multihull crew from Antigua, France, Great Britain, Ireland, Italy, Portu-

gal, Spain, Sweden and the United States. With such an impressive fleet, the race record was finally beaten in this year’s race – by two multihulls! Maserati, the Multi 70 skippered by Giovanni Soldini (ITA) crossed the finish line of the RORC Caribbean 600 at 20:49:00 AST on Tuesday 19 February 2019 in an elapsed time of 1 day, 06 hours 49 minutes and 00 seconds, taking multihull line honors and setting a new multihull race record in the 11th edition of the race; beating the previous record by just over one hour.

Maserati Multi 70 crew: Giovanni Solidni (ITA), Vittorio Bissaro (IT), Guido Broggi (IT), Carlos Hernandez Robayna (ESP), Oliver Herrera Perez (ESP), Nico Malingri (IT), Matteo Soldini (IT) Claude Thélier (FRA).


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Team Argo: Weston Barlow, Jason Carroll, Charles Corning, Thierry Fouchier, Francois Gabart, Anderson Reggio, Alister Richardson, and Brian Thompson

The extraordinary events surrounding the battle for multihull line honors will be remembered for years to come. Just 48 hours before the start of the 2019 RORC Caribbean 600, Jason Carroll’s MOD 70 Argo (USA) capsized at high speed in training. It seemed impossible that Argo would be racing, but after a monumental effort by the sailing community in Antigua, Argo’s crew and shore team, Argo miraculously made the impossible a reality. On the day of the race start, Giovanni Soldini agreed to a two-hour delay at Argo’s request. An epic match race was to follow over 600 miles around 11 Caribbean islands, racing day and night, both multihulls recording over 30 knots of boat speed. At Redonda, the final island of the course, Argo made a great tactical move to close the gap on Maserati and an intense match race provided the final twist to this fantastic story. Soldini’s Maserati held off Argo to win by just over seven minutes, after 30 hours of explosive action. Both Maserati and Argo broke the race record and the former champion skipper, Lloyd Thornburg congratulated both skippers on their achievements as they arrived back on the dock in Antigua.

Fujin, Greg Slyngstad’s Bieker 53 Olmix, Pierre Antoine’s 50’ wooden trimaran

Rayon Vert, Alain Delhumeau’s Pulsar 50

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“It was amazing that this race even happened. It was the first time in history that a multihull so big came back from a capsize like that – incredible. I was very happy to agree to delay that start, to race against one of the best teams in the world,” commented Soldini. “We had a wonderful race, very windy, very fast, with very good maneuvers from both teams. We had some technical problems at Guadeloupe, we could not use our solent for five hours and we had a small problem with one rudder, but it was a great fight. After Guadeloupe we could see Argo all the time and they were getting bigger and bigger with our problems, but we had a good lead and we kept calm and solved the problem. From Redonda to the finish we used classic match racing, trying to keep ourselves between Argo and the finish.” Christian Guyader’s TS42, Guyader Gastronomie


“It was a miracle that we managed to recover the boat without any major damage. We had so many people help us out in Antigua and also from Newport, Rhode Island, and my team worked 24-7 to get the boat back together,” commented owner of Argo, Jason Carroll. “We took it hour-by-hour to see if we could get to a situation that we could race responsibly, and when the sun came up on race day, we were ready to go. The race was awesome. We were a bit disappointed to let Maserati slip away at the beginning, but we came back into them at the end. We wanted to get as much leverage as we could after Redonda. Maserati tacked immediately which is typical for the course, and we headed towards Montserrat, which I think surprised them. We got a reasonable split but they tacked to cover us. After that we tried to separate Exile Expeditions / Shannon Falcone’s Dna F4, Falcon

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Jorge Madden Ruiz’ MRS B 525, Level 3 Fun

Philip Lotz’ Gunboat 60, Arethusa

from them to see if we could make some opportunities. We had been racing for 29 hours and at the end it was pretty close. We gave it 101% even after all those hours of little sleep. This is a great race and Antigua has a great community and the Race Committee and Giovanni were super accommodating for us to make the start. This is an excellent event and I hope to come to many more. Racing Maserati so close at 30 knots of boat speed scares you a bit, but it is very exciting,” continued Carroll. “The race was just perfect with a lot of transitions, good speed, good wind and wonderful islands to go around,” commented Francois Gabart. “I only met the

Argo crew a few days ago, they are a wonderful crew. This was the first time I have sailed after the Route du Rhum. I love to working with the Macif team, but this race was just perfect to get back to sailing on a fast boat and on a beautiful racecourse. This has been an adventure and something I will remember for all my life. I am really proud of what this team has done. It was a good experience and I think that a sailor needs to capsize once in his life – I have done it and I hope it is just done and I never do it again!” For more coverage and photos, visit: MM

Results Place 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10

Boat Chim Chim Fujin Argo Maserati Olmix Rayon Vert Guyader Falcon Level 3 Fun Arethusa

Finish Time 20 Feb - 13:54:12 20 Feb - 07:30:07 19 Feb - 20:56:04 19 Feb - 20:49:00 20 Feb - 15:12:00 20 Feb - 16:59:27 21 Feb - 02:31:24 20 Feb - 13:50:34 21 Feb - 03:23:07 DNF

Elapsed 2 - 02:14:12 1 - 19:50:07 1 - 06:56:04 1 - 06:49:00 2 - 03:32:00 2 - 05:19:27 2 - 14:51:24 2 - 02:10:34 2 - 15:43:07 | MULTIHULLS Magazine

Handicap 1.319 1.524 2.189 2.201 1.438 1.397 1.281 1.622 1.456 1.373

Corrected Points Factored Pts 2 - 18:15:44 90 126 2 - 18:48:18 84 117.6 2 - 19:42:56 80 112 2 - 19:49:39 76 106.4 3 - 02:06:18 73 102.2 3 - 02:29:38 70 98 3 - 08:31:10 68 95.2 3 - 09:23:08 66 92.4 3 - 20:46:27 64 89.6 10 10 75



Bigger, Better, Stronger... The 48th BVI Spring Regatta is Back!


he BVI Spring Regatta is the one Caribbean Regatta that has something for everyone who attends. Whether you race, cruise, practice or just come to party, they have it all! You can cruise and race your way through the BVI in the weeklong BVI Sailing Festival and Spring Regatta. Starting at Nanny Cay, the Sailing Festival takes on a carnivallike atmosphere with food, drinks, games and live entertainment. There is two days of warm up racing with the Round Tortola Race for the Nanny Cay Cup and the Scrub Island Invitational. 76

After a lay day, complete with BVI Spring Regatta Skipper’s Meeting and Welcome Party, the BVI Spring Regatta kicks off with three days of some of the best racing in the Caribbean, where only the best survive to take home the Gold and the Glory, along with great stories and experiences that keep sailors coming back year after year. You can participate in all five race days of the BVI Spring Regatta & Sailing Festival, be it part or all of the Festival, or the threeday Regatta. With a huge choice of shore side accommodations and activities there’s no need to leave your loved ones at home.

Light Air Challenges Fleet on Day 1 BVI Spring Regatta The vibe at the Regatta Village was simply a blast as boats left the docks around 8:30am to make it out to the racecourse in the light air, which presented throughout the day. The 6-7 knots in a southerly breeze made for challenging conditions under hot sunny skies. Jonathan McKee, an Olympic gold medalist and tactician on the Bieker 53 catamaran Fujin said,”For me it’s a very cool part of the world and a great place to race sailboats. There’s a particular poignancy

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now after the hurricanes to see these communities recover and to be an active part of that recovery, spending our dollars. I know for our owner Greg (Slyngstad) that is an important aspect of BVI Spring

Regatta. He also loves sailing in the BVI and he really wants to invest in the recovery of these places.” McKee puts much of the team’s success down to longevity as a team. Fujin won both races in the Off-

shore Multihull division. “It was a great day – the fleet was the most competitive offshore multihull fleet we’ve had in the three years I’ve been racing with these guys,” he commented. “Tactics were tricky –

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of learning in the light air today,” Sanders said. “It’s 22 years old and needs a few upgrades but it’s absolutely fun – Eddie’s wishing he hadn’t convinced me to buy it!” he laughed.

Day 2

Racing was canceled at 1000 hours with barely a breath of air to spare on the race course.

Day 3

The Moko Jumbies entertain crews at the final awards ceremony

in race one we got a good start which was important. It was close on the upwind leg with us, Mach Schnell and Flow battling it out bow-tobow, which was super fun. Mostly though, we’ve had the same core crew for three years and while we’re still learning the boat, the team just works together really well.” Mark Sanders from Tortola took first in the Sport Multihull division

on Island Hops, a Corsair 31, which was a new boat to him. Sanders previously sailed an Olympic Soling and was in the market for a couple of boats – he was thinking a beach cat and a Tartan 10. The opportunity to purchase the tri came up and he was persuaded to buy it by local Eddie Brockbank, who was racing on Lucky 7, a Corsair Sprint 750. “There was a lot

Taking his second consecutive overall win in the Offshore Multihull class, Flow, the Gunboat 60 owned and skippered by Steve Cucchiaro (USA) took two bullets in two races to finish with 6 points. Fujin, the Bieker 53 catamaran owned by Greg Slyngstad (USA), took second, also with 6 points. “We needed to win both races to catch up with Fujin, our toughest competitor – the racing was great and we really enjoyed this regatta. Race Committee did a wonderful job,” says Cucchiaro.


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The Corsair 31 Island Hops skippered by Mark Sanders (BVI), racing his first BVI Spring Regatta in the boat, handily won the Sport Multihull division with an 8-point lead over second place Maytrix, a Corsair Sprint 760R, skippered by Richard May (BVI). A new outright record was set in the Nanny Cay Challenge by Fujin, Greg Slyngstad and his crew on the Bieker 53 catamaran after completing the Round Tortola Race in an elapsed time of 1h 57mins 16mins. “It was thrilling to see this place buzzing again!” said Miles Sutherland-Pilch, General Manager of Nanny Cay Marina enthused after a fantastic week-long fun-filled event that saw more than 800 sail-

in class. I can’t thank everyone enough for making this happen. Next year is going to be even better! For more information, visit:

ors on 90+ boats competing. “It’s been incredible to be part of the BVI rebuild and this week to be out on the water on a boat that was recovered from Irma and to win

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Island Hops Corsair 31 Maytrix Corsair Sprint 760R Whoop Whoop! Corsair f27 Lucky 7 Corsair Sprint 750 Piglet Newick trimaran Airgasm Corsair Sprint 760R





Mark Sanders Richard May Kevin Rowlette Eddie Brockbank Joseph San Martin Barney Crook

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2 6 5 1 4 3

1 5 2 4 3 6

Skipper Stephen Cucchiaro Greg Slyngstad John Fisher Phil Lotz Kent Haeger Dave Welch Stephen Bourne John Gallagher Fredrik Moe Jonathan Bush

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Offshore Multihull Place Boat Name Model 1 Flow Gunboat 60 2 Fujin Bieker 53 Catamaran 3 Coco de Mer Gunboat 66 4 Arethusa Gunboat 60 5 Mach Schnell GunBoat 62 6 FLASH HH66 7 Ineffable Rapido 60 trimaran 8 Chim Chim Gunboat 62 9 Moementum Gunboat 60 10 Zenyatta Gunboat 62

2 2 1 6 3 5 4 8 9 7 DNC



1 1 2 2 3 5 5 3 4 4 DNC DNC 3 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 DNC

4 1 2 4 7 3 5 6 8 9 DNC

Total 8.0 16.0 17.0 18.0 19.0 29.0 Total 6.0 6.0 16.0 18.0 18.0 21.0 28.0 33.0 34.0 44.0

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Price Reduction 2002 Beneteau Oceanis 50, JoJo Maria. Jojo Maria a good example of the popular Beneteau 50.This version has the convertible forward cabins, where the two can turn into one large owners cabin. Additionally, the large cockpit with dual steering stations provides the space for all aboard to move about comfortably. The deck layout on the Beneteau 50 includes wide sidedecks and judiciously located hatches that ensure easy and safe circulation on deck. The 50 features a dual cockpit configuration: the guest cockpit offers comfort for eight people around the standard table, and the crew cockpit has two steering positions and directly accessible winches for the helmsman. Access from the stern is made easy by a built-in step and a hinged door that lead to a passageway to both cockpits. Asking $151,000. For more information, click or contact:

Price Reduction 1999 Fountaine Pajot Bahia 46, Certitude. This particular Bahia has been owned by its current owner for over 10 years and has spent its time cruising the Caribbean Islands, in that time the owner has made modifications over and above a standard Bahia that make sailing and living aboard easier and more comfortable. Its three


electric winches make light work many of the jobs on deck including the sails. It has a large custom 11 CU freezer in the galley provides impressive frozen storage. Extra house batteries give ample power storage, and two large solar panels and two wind generators keep up with most power demand onboard. The vessel has two power inverters fitted to help keep the power usage on board efficient, a smaller one handles low demand items such as keeping phones and computers charged, and a larger one for the higher power demand items such as toasters, coffee makers or hair dryers and can be turned on as needed. A Northern Lights generator located in the port engine compartment provides air conditioning via three air conditioning units and also provides battery charging. Four Bilge pumps with alarms keep you notified of any water in the bilge and the system also indicates which pump has activated. The crew bunk beds in the port and starboard companion-way have been converted into useful storage and also accommodate the water maker. The current owner has converted the Starboard forward cabin to a workshop and storage, which is very useful if you plan to live aboard but could also be converted back into a cabin if the new owners prefer to have a fourth Cabin. The owner’s bathroom features an electric toilet and stand up shower.The boat comes with an impressive number of tools and spares included. Located in Grenada. Asking $248,000. For more information, click or contact:

Price Reduction 2005 Fountaine Pajot Bahia 46, Shenanigans. This charter layout features 4 cabins and 4 heads with extra pantry/bar space in starboard passageway, extra hanging closet space in port passageway. The forepeak berths have been converted to storage. This catamaran has been constantly updated and upgraded and has complete new rigging, new Garmin electronics with radar, AIS receiver in VHF, Northern Lights 9k generator, full a/c, recent upholstery, and plentiful storage. All new 8” foam mattresses with cooling

memory foam. Shenanigans is actively cruising and maintained with pride. Was located in St. Augustine, FL for the month of May and now headed to Georgia. Asking $298,500. For more information, click or contact:

Sold 1996 Gemini 105Mc, Gusto. Gusto is offered in BRISTOL CONDITION and can be seen by advance appointment on Hilton Head Island. Offering livable accommodations in a 34-foot boat, Gusto is difficult if not impossible to beat. Enjoy a private cabin with a comfortable queen-sized bunk, invite two other couples along for a weekend and offer each their own “intimate” double cabin. The well-designed space offers a large head with comfortable shower area.While at anchor, entertain your cruising friends around the large salon table and good size galley, then watch the sunset from the aft cockpit large enough to accommodate all your guests without feeling crowded. Gusto’s overall condition and numerous upgrades, which include: full cockpit enclosure, custom Davit arch, and Isotherm Deep Freezer storage, make this vessel perfect for extended cruising throughout the Bahamas and beyond. Asking $82,000. For more information, click or contact: classifieds@

Price Reduction 2002 Gemini 105Mc, Off the Grid. Off the Grid is a 3-owner Gemini catamaran. From new, she has been cruised extensively through the islands and is well proven. This catamaran is offered for sale with an extensive 300-watt solar set up and battery bank. Never been hard grounded. Top end of engine was over hauled and is in excellent condition. It also has a water maker, which is rare on a Gemini. Never had problems with cabin leaks. Bilge is always dry. New electric windlass and 200 feet of chain. New Xantrex 1500 inverter.

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New chain plates.The starboard hull of this sailboat has standing headroom, aft is a stateroom with a double bed, hanging closet and drawers for your guest. Mid-ship is the galley. As you walk forward you enter the master suite with a queen-size bed, 2 hanging closets, and multiple drawers with counter top space.The dining area has standing headroom, a 4-cu.ft. domestic gas or electric powered refrigerator, a dining table that seats 6 and also converts into a double bed with overhead LED lighting, and under seat storage. This sailing catamaran has all new floor inserts throughout the boat. The port hull has standing headroom, aft is another stateroom with a double bed, hanging closet and drawers for your guest. Mid-ship is the navigation station with lift up storage, multiple large storage lockers on the left side. The right side has Lexan tinted sliding doors for more storage. As you move forward you enter the head with a spacious shower s/s sink with hot and cold water. Also a 1 yr. old Jabsco toilet. All hatches have screens 2 have Ocean Air Covers. Asking $75,000. For more information, click or contact:

2005 Gemini 105Mc, Southern Cross. This is a well-equipped Gemini, waiting to go cruising! The accommodations are spacious, light, and airy so that the term “down below” just doesn’t apply. Gemini 105Mc’s expansive interior complete with comfortable dinette seating for six, sleeping room for up to eight, a double-sided work surface in the galley with a front-loading 4 cubic foot refrigerator, a beautiful master cabin with an incredible view, roomy head with separate shower, and much more. Asking $84,950.00. For more information, click or contact:

Sold 2006 Gemini 105Mc, Vega. Beautiful catamaran for sale with new Westerbeke diesel, just returned from the Bahamas and ready for more! Vega has everything on the long-term cruiser checklist: solar, windgen, new batteries, radar, chart plotter, SSB, etc. This well equipped Gemini 105 MC is a fast, shallow draft catamaran cruiser capable of taking you to paradise. With her ability to sail very close to the wind and motor at 7 plus knots, all while sailing in comfort and ease. Vega will accommodate up to 8 people for sleeping while there are three separate staterooms with one head. The interior has 6’3” headroom. The cabin sole molding includes engineered teak and holly inserts. Asking $103,900. For more information, click or contact:

2008 Gemini 105Mc, Irish Bride.This 2008 Gemini 105MC has the typical layout, with a large U-berth salon that converts into a king size bed.Two aft guest cabins provide your visitors with a taste of home with ample storage for whatever they may bring on board. Even with a galley down in the starboard hull, you are never far from the social scene as the interior has a nice open concept that brings everyone together. Forward of the galley is the spacious and bright master cabin. There are many cabinets and lockers to stow away all your gear and clothing for your next relaxing adventure. Forward on the port side you will find the head, complete with a shower and plexiglass shield to keep excess moisture from other components. There are also fans, and custom lights throughout the interior. She has spent her life with her current owner on a lift and out of the water when she has not been sailing. The solar panels, dingy davits, screacher sail, custom outdoor seats and a stack pack for the main sail are all in excellent condition. A weather enclosure and mosquito enclosure are both included, providing you with peace and tranquility even through difficult conditions. The current owner has also invested into the long-term structural integrity of this vessel by reinforcing the hulls at the aft bulkheads. They have also put in a custom cutout of the starboard side of the pilothouse, widening the helm station’s visual prowess across the hull. They have also installed a stainless steel and canvas eyebrow that extends over the main salon to provide shade and manage internal temperatures. There is also radar, a fish finder, custom fans throughout, custom interior lights, a remote for the autopilot, as well as a remote for the anchor windlass, and oversized house batteries, with a battery monitor. There is minimal crazing across the hull for Gemini of this generation.This Gemini 105MC is an absolute Gem and will provide her future owner with years and years of happy sailing in both comfort and style. Asking $135,000. For more information click or contact:

center console, both inboard and outboard engines options along with two hard top options; fiberglass with stainless steel supports and glass sunroof or full fly bridge with stairs and a bimini top. Creature comforts abound with contemporary forward cockpit cushions that cover the pulpit benches as well as the fore deck with the option for a hard cover over the table and seating area.A hammock built for four hangs off the back, a perfect place for that wind in your hair feeling of freedom. An isinglass options allows front and side enclosures for inclement weather or to create a nice living space as, just like her predecessor, this power catamaran is free to style just the way you want! So get your power fix on the catamaran that has been sailing owners around the globe since 1981. Bring it On! Asking $272,733. For more information click or contact:

Reduced 2013 Gemini Legacy 35, Guero. The master cabin of the Gemini Legacy 35 is one of the best owners cabins in the sailing industry. A full-queen sized bed with a spectacular view through panoramic windows. The queen-sized bed has been turned athwartship so that access on and off the bed is now at the end as opposed to the side as the previous model Geminis. This means no more climbing over the person sleeping on the outboard side of the bed. Beautifully crafted cabinetry with dressing table and sitting area plus three opening hatches for ample ventilation make this cabin a home away from home. The “owners hull” configuration with the head in the back of the same hull as the master means accessibility, privacy and convenience. The two crew cabins on the standard layout of the new Gemini Legacy 35 are roomy and spacious with beautiful cabinetry for storage and over 6’ of headroom. With a full standing shower and plenty of cabinet storage the head of the Gemini Legacy 35 is functional, easy to maintain and beautifully appointed. Asking $149,000. For more information, click or contact:

2019 Gemini Freestyle 399 Power, Hull 004. The Next Generation has arrived! Gemini Catamarans has added a little get up and go to their line of American-made catamarans. The brand new Gemini Freestyle 399 Power, with upgraded outboards, has a cruising speed of 14 to 15 knots, with a high speed to date of 21 knots. Now that’s some POWER! Building off the success of the Gemini Freestyle 37 Sail, the 399 Power offers a | MULTIHULLS Magazine


2014 Gemini Legacy 35, Boriken. Boriken is an original owner boat that has never been chartered. She has been lovingly maintained to be in tip-top shape, equipped with amenities such A/C, generator and lots of extra upgrades. She has recently had a bottom paint job in July 2018, as well as a new starboard engine installed (with low hours on Portside). You will not want to miss out on the value of this cool cat. Asking $235,000. For more information, click or contact: classifieds@

2015 Gemini Legacy 35, Haboob. This Catalinabuilt Gem has three cabins and comes complete with all the new 2015 features including upgraded owner head with vessel sink, wall shower, linen closet, Corian seat and teak grating. She has been very lightly chartered less than one season in the BVI and has no hurricane damage. The owner’s cabin featurea a full queen-sized bed with a spectacular view through panoramic windows. Beautifully crafted cabinetry with dressing table and sitting area plus three opening hatches for ample ventilation make this cabin a home away from home. With a full standing shower and plenty of cabinet storage, the head on the Gemini Legacy 35 is functional, easy to maintain and beautifully appointed. The owner’s head, along with the optional forward head, are composite molded units that keep maintenance to a minimum. The optional Quiet Flush toilets add to the appeal of this private space. The aft cabin of the Gemini Legacy 35 is roomy and spacious with beautiful cabinetry for storage and over 6 feet of headroom. A 50-inch wide double bed with lots of light and air flow from two opening hatches. The forward cabin has is a 44 inch double berth, over 6 feet of headroom and beautiful cabinetry along with secondary access through a hatch from the deck. The salon is light and bright. The open layout highlights spectacular visibility, comfort and expanded headroom. Easy seating for six around the dinette table or optional coffee table with 180 degree outside views while seated or standing, you can truly enjoy your dinner and drinks despite the weather. One of the best features of the Gemini salon also continues to be the great air flow. Two large overhead hatches and the sliding windows to the cockpit create maximum air flow even in the most stifling conditions. Asking $227,000. For more information, click or contact:


2016 Gemini Legacy 35, The Full Monte. Fully equipped with all the creature comforts, this Gem is ready for long weekend cruises, extended travel plans or your permanent floating home. Custom options include a drop down box from the ceiling of the cockpit to store your favorite brand HDTV, upgrade to ultra-leather cushions to ensure a comfy seat while enjoying a meal or getting caught up on the daily news, hatch blinds keep the cabin cool on sunny days and the convenience of a microwave oven means you will not be wasting precious time cooking when you would rather be sailing! The Electric Anchor Windlass on this 2016 Gemini Legacy 35 makes anchoring a breeze! And do not worry about your refrigeration while you’ve gone exploring as the solar panels will bring in any extra energy you need to supplement the Group 31 batteries. A larger holding tank for fresh water or longer distance travel and a full suite of Raymarine instrumentation rounds out the package. This Gem is ready to go … a true Gem for all reasons … Day Trip, Weekend Cruiser, Long Term Travel or Live-Aboard … she does it all! Asking $249,995. For more information, click or contact: classifieds@

2016 Gemini Legacy 35, Hull 1223. Take 30 years of innovation in catamaran design, 40 years of the finest, most advanced research and development in American yacht manufacturing, passion, customer feedback, craftsmanship, and an entirely new, collaborative way of doing business and the result is stunning! Owner’s layout with fans in cabins and salon, custom coffee table, head upgrade (vessel sink, wall shower, linen closet, corian seat, teak grating), upgraded all interior lights to LED Fixtures. Additional 12v outlets in cabins & head (2 in salon as standard), 2 reading lights in salon, 2 in master cabin, custom cockpit, bow and bench cushions. Upgraded hammock to bench (storage locker & larger aluminum propane tank). Custom cockpit table. Upgrade to deluxe ultra-leather interior cushion fabric with designer accents. Many more upgrades. Asking $273,779. For more information, click or contact:

2017 Gemini Legacy 35x, Debi Doll II. The Gemini Legacy 35x has an extended transom that has made the annoyances associated with boarding aft a much more convenient process, not to mention the additional space to utilize the sugar scoops for jumping off into the Caribbean Sea! Debi Doll II has a 3 cabin, 1 head layout and is equipped with the X extensions which has improved sailability, simplified the loading and unloading process, as well as provide enough room for a diving platform for the family and friends.Already having a Bahamas cruise under her belt, Debi Doll II is ready for its next owner to sail through the islands, Florida Keys, or wherever you are daring enough to go. The current owners have a great wealth of sailing knowledge and have traveled across the globe in their life on numerous boats before they finally decided to settle down with the Legacy 35x. Having a true mariner background, the owners have meticulously cared for this vessel have decided to move on to their next stage in life. Located in the heart of Fort Lauderdale, Debi Doll II is a sail ready catamaran that will be a great find for anyone looking to explore open water! Asking $265,000. For more information, click or contact:

2009 Jaguar 38, Sail la Vie. Sail La Vie is a rare owner’s version 38-foot custom detailed Jaguar catamaran with 3 cabins and 2 heads. She is the ideal family blue water cruiser that is easy to handle and ready to set sail. She is designed for short hand sailing, with a two speed electric winch at the helm, and all control lines leading to the helm. She has been given the best care and maintenance by her one owner. Fully equipped for extensive cruising with watermaker, solar & wind generators, radar,AIS, GPS, chartplotter, good refrigeration, spinnaker, etc. She has many custom features including a swiveling s/steel barbecue together with a composite propane bottle is permanently attached to one of the 2-foot extended sugar scoops, which will add to your entertainment. She also has foldaway French doors, making the saloon & cockpit one huge entertainment area, adding to the unrestricted area is a custom built wood & s/steel deck that hangs over the water when on anchor, and folds away when under way. Asking $235,000. For more information, click or contact:

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Reduced 2014 Kurt Hughes 30, Dragonfly. Dragonfly is one of 5 existing Kurt Hughes 30’ catamarans. It was built in Onset Massachusetts from 2009-2014. The hull is okoume marine plywood totally encapsulated with fiberglass and epoxy resin. The deck and bulkheads are ply/foam/ply sandwich and also encapsulated with glass and epoxy. The owner has pictures of the entire build process and receipts for all materials. The rig and sails were designed by Julian Crisp of Sparman USA along with Selden. The boat can be sailed solo and uses a tiller for steering. Autopilot is oversized and works excellent. The electrical system is composed of the most energy efficient tech and the 420 solar grid and lithium ion batteries makes the boat totally self sufficient, no need for a generator or plugging in to shore power.This included running the fridge/freezer and watching movies everyday. Dragonfly has new transoms that stretch the boat to 33’. These additions were done at Shaws boat yard in Dighton, Massassachusetts this spring.The new transoms allow the dinghy to be hauled up on the davits, increase sailing speed, reduce pitching motion and are a great swim platform. The fastest we have gotten her up to was 18 knots with full sail in 30 knots of wind. She has tons of deck space and is great for hosting big crowds. We are selling in hopes to buy a house and start a family soon. Motivated and priced to sell! Asking $85,500. For more information, click or contact: classifieds@

1999 Lagoon 380, 38 South. 38 South has been our floating home for 3 months of the year for the last 4 years while we have been travelling from Grenada to Australia via the USA. The smallest of the Lagoon range, the amazing 380 holds the record for the largest number of cruising catamarans built worldwide now over 800. This used Catamaran is easy to handle and can comfortably be sailed by

one person. Halyards and almost all lines coming back to the helm making sail trimming and handling a breeze. The 380 is very comfortable both at sea and at anchor and most of all is fun to live aboard. This 4-cabin version offers two shared heads and maximizes accommodation. Since the first model rolled of the line, the basic configuration has not changed much over the years making these preowned catamarans an attractive and valuable proposition. Light is the key on the Lagoon 380 with vertical saloon windows making all areas bright and inviting. The helm station with its upgraded soft upholstered double helm seat is comfortable for those relaxing cruises. Visibility from the helm station is excellent. Having the engines remote from the cabins provides additional soundproofing and having propulsion aft of the rudders gives greater performance to the twin blade folding propellers. Direct access to the cockpit from the galley makes for easy living and entertaining. This is a serious entry level cruising catamaran and probably the most successful contemporary cruising cat currently on the market. The hulls are just wide enough to fit 2 double berths in each hull. The rear cabin being larger and a queen size bed. 4 couples can enjoy complete privacy while cruising together. The main Saloon is on the bridge deck between the hulls its layout makes it seem larger than it is with the sliding door and window between the cockpit and saloon it gives an open entertaining area and no-one is excluded. The flip over bar above the sink brings both entertaining areas together. The Vertical Saloon windows give wrap around views of the outside. The galley has twin stainless steel sinks, a two-burner gas cook top with oven. The Standard Lagoon fridge with the engine driven cold plate has been upgraded to a CF80 electric Fridge/Freezer. add to this a second portable fridge under the Nav Station that can be used as addition freezer space or a drinks fridge depending on your need. Ample storage under the settee cupboards with additional storage space in the stbd hull passageway. New deck hatches over all 4 cabins fitted Nov 2017. The main anchor fairlead has been replaced and a second added to the port side of the forestay to manage a second anchor if needed. the main anchor has 150ft of chain and a second anchor (Danforth) has 30ft of chain and 200ft of anchor warp. Asking $185,000. For more information, click or contact: classifieds@

2010 Lagoon 38S2, Me Gusta.This 3-cabin owners version has been well maintained, and a private boat – never chartered. Upgraded to the comfort package option, has watermaker, solar, hardtop bimini, gennaker, chartplotter, radar, AIS, etc. The US Duties have been paid. The salon cushions were redone with Caribbean blue Ultra suede, full set of cockpit cushions new fabric Oct 2013, complete enclosure for cockpit with screens, hardtop bimini, manual Jabsco heads. Asking $289,900. For more information, click or contact: classifieds@

2007 Lagoon 380 S2, Key of Sea. This is an excellent opportunity to own an exceptional, rare and well-appointed owner’s version Lagoon – proven to be safe, comfortable and fast with over 800 built! This vessel is a 3-cabin/2-head layout loaded with cruising gear. Key of Sea has A/C, water maker, hard top bimini, solar panels and dinghy and outboard. With its truly original interior layout and an owner’s version with what can finally be called a real owner’s head, where the separate shower offers unequaled comfort, the LAGOON 380 is the pampered model of the line. Thanks to its superb bar, the panoramic salon and galley connect directly with the cockpit. Its grand interior volume for a 38 footer veils the fast and seaworthy hulls, while the classic mooring system foretells the loveliest anchorings to come. Asking $259,000. For more information, click or contact:

Reduced 2017 Lagoon 42, Paw Trax II.The Lagoon 42 Paw Trax II is current earning income in a BVI charter fleet. It is a 4 cabin, 4 head layout, low engine hours as it was out of the charter fleet in the USA for 10 months. Loaded with important cruising gear. Hardtop helm, A/C, Gen, AIS, Autopilot, chart plotter, underwater lights. It shows off a unique visual identity with sleek curves and a groundbreaking single level cockpit. It was awarded the 2017 boat of the year by Cruising World in the less than 50’ catamaran category, making this the 4th award for the Lagoon 42 in less than a year. Truly a beautiful and modern catamaran. It is termed a floating French apartment. This boat lost its rig in Irma and had some very minor damage. It was completely inspected and repaired, and has all new mast, boom and standing rigging.The seller is getting a bit older and feels his days sailing are very limited. It was professionally repaired in North Carolina and has returned to charter in the BVI. This boat can come out of the charter fleet with 30 days’ notice or stay earning income in charter in a perfect location to sail. Asking $486,000. For more information, click or contact:


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accessed from the interior of the main salon. The sundeck is covered by a hard top with retractable sunroof and has the upper helm station, full bar, exterior dining, and comfy furniture for those sunfilled days on the water. It’s a must-see catamaran. Asking €4,595,000. For more information, click or contact:

2012 Lagoon 560, Atlantis. Atlantis is a diesel powered 5-cabin version of the Lagoon 560 catamaran. The catamaran is constructed of traditional fiberglass reinforced plastic with balsa coring in the hull (above the waterline) and in the decks. She is equipped with twin diesel engines with saildrives. She has 5 cabins and 5 washrooms below deck and a spacious main salon and galley on the bridge deck. While she is several years old, she has been lightly used and remains in like new cosmetic condition and needs only minor service mechanically. The large master cabin has a separate toilet and shower and private entrance from the cockpit. Port aft and port forward guest cabins with en-suite head and shower. The port aft cabin is accessed from the cockpit, while the port forward is accessed from the main salon. There is amidships cabin with over and under bunks and en-suite head & shower for children or crew.The starboard forward guest cabin also has an en-suite head and shower.All cabinetry wood in light Alpi Oak with dark Wenge floors. Pleated blinds in the cabins, master cabin cockpit entrance and on main salon windows. Upgraded cream leather upholstery in main salon. Leather organizers on bulkheads in cabins. Electric main salon table. 12V Fans in salon and cabins. Asking $1,119,000. For more information, click or contact:

2018 Lagoon Seventy 8, Double Down.There is so much more to this catamaran than words or pictures can convey. Double Down is an impeccable 2018 Lagoon Seventy 8 motor catamaran that comfortably sleeps 8 guests in 4 en-suite cabins with a spacious master cabin featuring private sitting area, his & hers closets, and a private balcony. The two VIP cabins both feature queen berths & the 4th cabin in forepeak has 2 single berths allowing for flexible sleeping arrangements. Incredibly roomy with a beam of 36ft, Double Down offers you the spaciousness and luxury of a super yacht both in the sleeping accommodations, main salon & exterior deck spaces. Double Down boasts 3 dining spaces, with the formal dining area found in the main salon, and alfresco dining on the aft deck which has a covered lounge area great for enjoying those special meals outdoors. The third dining area is on the upper deck adjacent to the full-service bar. With a 360-degree view, this space is ideal for brunch or starlight dining. Easy walkaround decks lead you to the voluminous forward deck, complete with sunken lounge area easily


Reduced 2016 Len Jenkins 50, My Miss Chief. This heavy-duty custom blue water cruising catamaran was built in South Africa, launched in 2016 and built to travel anywhere it’s owners desire with an emphasis on safety and durability. The hulls were custom laid with a minimum of 1/2 of solid fiberglass under the water. On deck the typical wire lifelines and stanchions have been custom fabricated from 2-inch stainless steel tube giving an impressive sense of safety and stability while walking the deck. The spacious hulls have an enormous amount of living space and it is unusual to find a boat this size that can provide sleeping up to 16 people. This vessel would make a great charter boat, be a perfect vessel for family sailing adventures or as in the case of the current owners, a couple wanting a large stable vessel to be able to live aboard with a fantastic amount of living and storage space to make life very comfortable.Asking $220,000. For more information, click or contact:

2000 Leopard 38, Second Wind. Clean and meticulously maintained, kept in the brackish waters (low salt) of the Chesapeake Bay since 2012. Ready to sail: complete with tools, spares, bedding, linens, cookware, plates and silverware – everything needed to start cruising. Boat has Sunbrella bimini, stack pack with boat name, trampolines, helm cushion and back rest. Two full size double berths with head with electric toilet, shower, basin to port. One full size double berth with head with manual toilet, sink and a stand-alone walk in shower with washbasin to starboard. Large dinette table converts with cushions to another double berth. Asking $169,000. For more information, click or contact:

Reduced 2005 Leopard 40, Dutchess. The Leopard 40’s speed on the water and easy handling are its top features, earning it ‘Boat of the Year 2005’ from Cruising World magazine. This boat has a large cockpit with outside dining area, protected by a functional hard-top bimini. The galley-up design incorporates a spacious saloon and aft facing galley with a cocktail bar and serving window overlooking the cockpit. This Leopard 40 has four double cabins, optional berths in the forepeaks, and two large heads with separate shower stalls. Dutchess is a great full sized four-cabin cat, built to a high spec and showing all the right signs. Asking $199,000. For more information, click or contact:

Reduced 2002 Leopard 42, Sukha. This yacht is in very nice condition, it is completely fitted out for blue water cruising and ready for a new adventure. Her owner has kept her in excellent condition and she has benefited from a recent refit. Loaded with generator, air conditioning, water maker, chartplotter, radar, flat-screen TV&DVD, hardtop with 900W of solar panels, gennaker with sock and much more. US import duty paid. The Leopard 42 has become a classic in the catamaran world since it was first launched in 2001. The Leopard 42’s have safely sailed the 7 seas and beyond, and they are easy to handle. Simple yet reliable systems and low maintenance are key words for all Leopard catamarans, and the Robertson and Caine building method ensures bulletproof construction. Located in Fort Myers, FL. Asking $249,000. For more information, click or contact: classifieds@

2009 Leopard 47 PC, Shared Adventure. Shared Adventure is a very pretty boat and was featured on Discovery Channel’s Shark Week in 2018 with celebrity diver Rob Gronkowski, tight-end for the New England Patriots on board and diving with Tiger Sharks in the Bahamas. Also, Miss Miami 2009 just did her photo shoot on board. She has blue lights in the cockpit and red lights on the flybridge to give her a little sparkle at night. Shared Adventure has

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a number of common areas for your use as well, such as the expansive bow deck for catching sun rays sitting in a bean bag chair, outdoor table and shaded seating in the stern/rear, shaded seating and table up top on the flybridge, and the indoor salon. There is a combination lock on the sliding glass door, so you can come and go anytime of the day or night as you please. Asking $424,900. For more information, click or contact: classifieds@

1998 Manta 40, Shanti. Rare Opportunity to Own a West Coast Manta Catamaran! Shanti is the perfect turnkey 1998 pre-owned catamaran. US built Manta Catamarans were made for, and are proven blue water cruisers, with a devoted and loyal following of knowledgeable past and current owners, even having their own very active responsive owners’ forum. These yachts are known for their sound construction and excellent performance. They are designed for easy single-handing with a self-tacking jib and all lines leading to the cockpit helm station. Shanti has a large, comfortable cockpit (can seat 12+) with both bamboo cockpit and cocktail tables. A wonderful sling seat mounted on the arch support gives helm-height views from the stern and catches the cooling breezes. The entire area is covered by a rigid bimini top.This catamaran boasts 6’3” headroom in the cabin as well as in the hulls! All of this while maintaining plenty of open floor space for dancing with your sweetheart or doing yoga. Cruise in comfort with dual station forced air AC and heat! Includes a 10’6” RIB dingy with a 15 hp 4-stroke engine. The hulls are reserved for the 3 staterooms, which sleep 5 comfortably, and 2 heads, both with separate shower stalls. There is an additional hot/cold shower on the starboard transom of this beautiful, fun, easy sailing and easy living catamaran. Shanti is loaded with options, spares, and updated electronics. She is completely cruise ready for wherever your dreams may take you. Manta Catamarans have explored the globe and been loved by their owners for decades. If you desire to cruise in comfort and safety, this is a great boat. She is ready for her next adventure… Asking $249,000. For more information, click or contact:

Reduced 2005 Manta 42 Mk II, Synchronicity. Rare opportunity! Low hours on the diesel engines and this boat is loaded with all the options. Fully commissioned, and available immediately! Over $45,000 spent on new electronics and upgrades. Lots of spare parts, additional inventory and safety

equipment. Interior finish is a blend of maple and teak wood veneer, vinyl headliners, fabric hull-liners, accented with Swanstone Almond Galaxy composite countertops, Baltic Blue Ultraleather fabric, wood moldings, louvered wood doors and high durability synthetic teak and holly soles. Skyshade blinds for all opening ports and stateroom hatches. L-shaped settee covered with Baltic Blue Ultraleather. Large Custom adjustable dining table – Arrigoni folding teak and veneer. Two hassocks with additional storage maple and teak veneer and Baltic Blue Ultraleather seat tops. Extensive galley storage incl. large pantry in port hull. Navigational area with chart storage and locker with adjustable shelves. Full-size hanging/wet locker with storage shelf and floor drains. Custom companionway entrance step with inside storage. Owner’s stateroom has a queen-size fore-aft berth with custom Tempurepedic-topped foam mattress. Head with huge separate stall shower, Swanstone Almond Galaxy sink, Quiet Flush fresh water electric head, huge vanity cabinet behind full-mirrored doors, stainless rods between bulkheads for multiple towels and solid handholds. Starboard hull features queen-size berth aft and double-size berth forward. Asking $289,500. For more information, click or contact: classifieds@

features a large dining table, secondary table to starboard, lounger, ample seating and easy access for all water sports. A conjunction between modern and classic style this yacht while ideal for charter was designed for extended family with double cabins with pullman beds aft, double cabins forward and bunk beds midships in each hull, plus crew’s quarters forward, sleeping 14 guests. The tasteful interior finishes are American Walnut and Anegre woods. With a choice of 5 sails, full electronics, watermaker, etc this yacht has cruised extensively and is ready for more. Asking EUR 675,000. For more information, click or contact: classifieds@

It’s all abou knowing when 2019 Nautitech 40 Open, Hull 129 . Creating something visibly and tangibly new was the aim of designers Marc Lombard and Stéphane Roséo and the engineers at Bavaria Catamarans. The result is a true masterpiece of style and elegance, with a new exterior and interior design. New layout. New features. Enjoy more wellbeing in a luxurious, classy and exceptional ambiance, whatever voyages you have planned. Asking $642,618. For more information, click or contact: classifieds@

Reduced 2012 Sunreef 82 Double Deck, Houbara. Houbara has just received a complete technical and exterior refit including, engine and gen servicing, rig and boom removal painting and inspections, bottom painting, propeller service, top side painting now a darker brown color. Hulls are now Awlgripped. The everlasting stylish look of the hull line is the result of Sunreef’s advanced design technologies and ongoing research into new solutions and inspirations. The Sunreef 82 DD has been designed with integrated stepped hull chines to increase interior space without compromising on performance. In the double deck concept there is one spacious owner cabin in the front, and a large, bright salon with an internal helm station enjoying sea views. An innovative element aboard the Sunreef 82 DD is the smart mezzanine floor housing a coffee table within a lounge area located on the starboard side of the main deck within the dining area. Interior design has been customized following the owners’ suggestions, and combines light and natural colors and materials finished in a classic style. The impressive 64 m2 cockpit holds a large dining table for up to 8 guests, sunbathing mats, wicker armchairs, a flower area, and storage for diving equipment. There is additional space for a tender and a jet ski hidden in a purpose-built locker under the main sun pad in the cockpit. The spacious flybridge is fitted with the main helm station, bar with barbecue and icemaker, large dining table and comfortable deckchairs, as well as a coffee table. The Sunreef 82 DD superyacht was built of light high-tech composite materials that the shipyard introduced to construction in 2007. Her launch took place at the end of July 2012. Asking €4,950,000. For more information, click or contact: classifieds@

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2008 Sunreef 62, Zahora. Aboard Zahora, sailors find a place where sea and wind rule and life presents another day of freedom. This vessel is a perfect combination of interior and exterior living spaces providing its owners a connection to the sea and its surroundings. The protected flybridge helm provides full control of the vessel, just behind it a table and lounge is perfect for family and guests to feel comfortable and secure while taking part in the sailing experience. The spacious lower cockpit | MULTIHULLS Magazine




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