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Listing ID : 1007062

Custom 18m Sailing Cat

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Custom 18m Sailing Cat

Designed by internationally renowned Multihull designer Ron Given, and constructed by the prominent builder Craig Wild. It has four designer queen cabins, a spacious saloon, comfortable seating, open area and expansive decks including a wide foredeck and trampoline for outdoor activities.

With excellent stability this ‘luxurious craft is fully equipped to cater for up to ten people for short or long vacations. Built to offshore survey and proven with more than 15,000 nautical miles sailed in New Zealand and the South Pacific. It is also set up for long range game fishing, diving, family cruising or charter operations.

Engine 1

Engine Make : Steyr
Horse Power : 166HP

Engine 2

Engine Make : Steyr
Horse Power : 166HP
Water (Potable) Capacity : 1000 Litres L
Number Of Engines : 2
Engine Room : Cruising Speed: 9.5 Knots Fuel Consumption: Cruising 1.8 Litres per engine per Nautical Mile Motor Sailing: Maximum Speed: 18 Knots NB – With low rev engine assistance she can easily maintain more than 10 knots - achieving well over 200nm per day on ocean passage.
Generator : 14 KVA Fisher Panda
Number of Fuel Tanks : Fuel Tank Capacity: 2500 Litres
Accommodation Notes : There is a double cabin in each bow and stern. The crew cabin in the port bow has two more stacked bunks forward of the double berth. The other three cabins are self-contained with ensuites and separate showers. There is a fourth day head/shower in the cockpit, adjacent to the main saloon. Here swimmers, divers or fishers can clean up before entering the main cabin. The starboard hull area between the two cabins houses the stow-away laundry with full size washer and drier, vented to avoid moisture.
Number of TVs : 1
Holding Tank : Separate tankage handles grey and black waste with 2500 litres of fuel capacity.
Galley Notes : The fully equipped gallery is in the port hull just a few steps down from the saloon and the chef working the galley area can still see and converse with guests in the saloon area. The sink unit was custom built in linen finish stainless steel. The galley incorporates slide out lockers to maximise storage capacity and access.
Entertainment and Appliances Notes : The main saloon contains a separate bar with fridge and ice-maker. Here the entertainment system is a 42-inch plasma TV and Bose entertainment system. Each cabin has an LCD TV with connections for television, DVD, Playstation and the boats' Furuno electronic display screens.
Mast/Rigging : Rig Type: Swept back spreaders, In boom Furling, and furling gib.
Electrics : All this electrical system is supported by a 14kva genset and alternators running off the twin 166hp Steyr diesels. There are 220V, 24V and 12V circuits with sufficient house battery capacity to run 'silent' overnight. Voltage: 220V/24v/12v.There is a 110v cross over that runs through a Galvanic isolator Transformer, the boat will still run on 220v but the frequency will be 60HTZ and not 50 HTZ.
Electronics Navigation : SSB,GPS, Depth Sounder to 3000m, 32NM Radar, Computer: Internet and email via GSM mobile and satellite
Safety Gear : Life Raft: YES x2 Pyrogen engine room fire suppression system 2x. Fire Extinguishers: YES First Aid Kit: YES/Cat 1 EPIRB’s: 1 x float free Bilge Pumps: YES Life Jackets: YES Life Buoy: YES x2 Fenders: YES x8
Watermaker / De-Sal : For water supply there is a 200 litres-per-hour capacity Watermaker and built-in tankage for 1000litres. Water Maker: MaxQ1500, 200 Litres per hour
Remarks : Construction: The hulls are epoxy glass over cedar, with the bridge deck an engineered composite of ply/foam/glass and stringers. Additionally they have Kevlar reinforcing down the centerline from the bows for additional collision resistance. Prior to construction the hull shapes were tested in the Tasmanian towing tank to ensure the hulls could absorb the motor-sailer's power without squatting and creating additional drag. The bridge deck is the main structural member combining the two hulls together, and is extremely strong but light enough to counter the twisting effect as the hulls move through different wave’s off-shore.