One of the world’s most popular and prolific YouTube sailing channels, Gone with the Wynns, have just announced their purchase of a new ecofriendly hybrid-electric HH44 sailing catamaran. The HH44 ‘Ocean Cruiser’ version is a high-performance cruising catamaran designed to sail around the world sustainably and efficiently while also providing a luxurious living platform for couples and families travelling the world.
Nikki and Jason Wynn have travelled the world on their former sailing catamaran and gained over half a million subscribers to their YouTube channel as they explore the islands and remote locations, with entertaining and beautifully produced videos. With the ocean sailing experience they have gained, they chose their next boat based on 10 key must haves that include:
1. Hybrid Electric Propulsion
2. Performance for efficiency
3. Large Lithium Battery Capacity
4. Renewable Energy with Large Solar Capacity
5. Rain Capture Ability
6. All electric galley (no gas)
7. U-shaped Galley Up
8. Forward Facing Nav Station
9. Proper Desk & Work Area
10. Workshop & Storage Onboard
Their new 44ft catamaran is built by HH Catamarans, world renowned for their high performance luxury catamarans. Formed in 2012 when Hakes joined forces with Hudson Yachts, the brand’s most impressive designs include the a range from 44 feet to 88 feet including the HH66, a super high performance all carbon fibre build that went onto win the SAIL Magazine’s Boat of the Year and Best Multihull of the Year in 2018.
This new model takes a major leap in innovation further, packaged with a diesel electric hybrid engine package that can also provide hydrogeneration, accompanied with a massive 3.2 kW solar package and lithium batteries, plus high performance rig and sails.
Multihull Central is the exclusive distributor for HH Catamarans in Australia and New Zealand and already have 6 boats on order since signing up with the brand at the start of the year, with the boat expected to be on display at next year’s boat shows.