Monthly Archives: April 2008

PACIFIC EXPEDITION POWER CATAMARAN

You’re looking for a fast, long range, strong, safe, well built, stable power catamaran designed for adventure then check Pacific Expedition Yachts website. The yard, with 20 years experience in strong boat building, has created a range of trawler style … Continue reading

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BERRET RACOUPEAU YACHT DESIGN

I didn’t spend as much time as I wanted with the luxury catamaran blog lately but I have been very busy with work. I am now also doing some PR consulting for Berret Racoupeau Yacht Design. 2008 is a big … Continue reading

Posted in alliage, BELLA DONA, beneteau, Berret Racoupeau, CIM, Fountaine Pajot, wauquiez, WONDERFUL, YAPLUKA | Leave a comment

Sunreef releases first-ever annual results

From IBINEWS.COM Polish catamaran-builder Sunreef Yachts has released its first set of financial results since the company was founded back in 1998. According to a statement released today, Sunreef’s net income from production and services grew by 52 per cent … Continue reading

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SILVER CLOUD – 133′ SWATH

First Swath yacht I am introducing in the blog. The best explanation for SWATH taken from SILVER CLOUD‘s Website : “SWATH stands for ‘Small Waterplane Area Twin Hull’, an innovative concept for smooth service in rough seas. The buoyancy of … Continue reading

Posted in abeking and rasmussen, camper nicholson, kirshtein designs, silver cloud, spectrum designs, susan schuyler, SWATH | 7 Comments

HISTORY OF CATAMARAN – IMPORTANT DATES

The word Catamaran comes from the Tamil kattu “to tie” and maran “wood, tree”. – Thousands years ago catamarans were used on the coast of Coromandel in south-eastern India. – Around 3500 BC started the great voyages across the Pacific … Continue reading

Posted in amaryllis, double trouble, douce france, kaimiloa, lousiane 37, manu kai, rehu moana, THE EXPERIMENT | 1 Comment

GEMINI PROJECT BECOMES HEMISPHERE – BREAKING NEWS

Thanks to Tom Ashwell from Synergy Yachting for this “avant premiere”. HEMISPHERE (formerly Project GEMINI), designed by naval architects Van Peteghem Lauriot Prévost (VPLP) and built by Derecktor Shipyards in Bridgeport, Connecticut is on course to be delivered towards the … Continue reading

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SUNREEF 106 – THE SECOND CUSTOM MADE SUPERSAILING CATAMARAN ORDERED

The SUNREEF 106 a sleek design. Great news from Ewa Stachurska, SUNREEF PR manager, a second above 100 foot SUNREEF has just been ordered : the SUNREEF 106. I really like the exterior, a proof that length really matters in … Continue reading

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