Sail 8 – $800,000+
The interior is beautifully appointed, comfortable, functional, and large. Functional for both living aboard and extended cruising. Below decks, attention to detail is evident everywhere on looks, from bamboo cabin sole to the beach stone shower stall floor.A beautiful color scheme of fabrics, wood and counter tops. Alabaster sconces, deep mahogany stained woodwork, and white bulkheads and overheads create a very warm, inviting, traditional interior. The layout includes a private forward cabin with double berth, a comfy main salon, forward facing navigation station, spacious galley, and head with separate shower stall.
This cat is 86′ long and 42′ wide and with keels and can be beached or set on a spit at low tide to do clean up or repaint bottoms. She is a custom composite catamaran built with Airex foam core, tri- and bi-axial fabric and Vinylester resin, carbon fiber and epoxy resin, Kevlar where needed for beaching.
Forebeam has been installed and the drop down beaching ladder which will allow the front bow net to be ordered. The aft deck shower and bathroom being completed while the aft deck bar or lounging area has not been started yet, that whole layout will be up to the new owner. Forward crew quarters are about finished. Engines are installed (Twin 315 HP Yanmar diesels), watermaker is here, 1800 GPD, more than a gallon per minute when running. Heat and A/C will be water chiller type system as well as conventional heat pump type. The radar arch will also handle an awning for the upper aft deck lounging. Draft is about 5′ with keel, rudders (Carbon fiber posts) and props (full feathering and adjustable pitch) also hang down.
The colors are metallic 2 stage PPG paint, dark grey around windows, bronze hulls and light Gold Champagne topsides, all with clear coat. This cat is 100% foam core construction. She is virtually unsinkable, she does not sweat and is 33% stronger under impact than solid fiberglass or aluminum, and is about 30% lighter.
The electric engine controls are located on the port and starboard aft deck as well as the helm station. There is a bow thruster controller and refueling station with tank quantity gauge and back splash protection fill boxes located there as well. Fresh water inlets are eye level on each side from the dock, electric inlet is through the engine room port window and the waste pump outlets on each side at eye level and easy access from the dock or from a pump out boat.
She will be a cutter rig with the 2 sails up front, roller furling (electric/hydraulic.) All sails handled from helm as well as at the mast. The bow nets are large and comfortable and she also has a Parachute Sea Anchor system.
Main salon is one level with the galley aft port, but is not built yet. There are two large pass through windows that open to the outside bar and BBQ area for parties on the aft deck. Counters can be whatever height you want as well as center island if wanted, lots of room about 1,000 sq. ft. up here. Double entry doors are planned swinging inward with about 5′ width when both opened.
All forward salon windows are flush hatches and can be opened for more fresh air. Below the front window is a shelf seat that also acts as a Dorado box that allows air inside when all the opening windows across the front of the salon are closed. Heat and A/C for starboard side state rooms is well under way. Each room has its own air outlet, fans cooling or heating.
The Owner’s stateroom is located on the main salon, bed and closets, about 225 sq. ft. Stairs down to the bath area which has a 6′ wide walk-in shower. The bathroom area is 15′ front to back and over 8′ wide and has a 6′ long counter with opening ports at eye level on the outboard side. On the inboard side, the closets have back panels that remove to access the train of food Totes as the underwing and salon floor are separated about 21″ tall and 30″ wide tunnels.
The other three guest staterooms under the main salon are under the floor with queen size beds, one of which can be two single beds or a queen, all 15′ long and 8′ wide. Each stateroom has their own shower, toilet, sink, and counter with opening ports and air conditioning. There are two crew quarters at the front of each bow each with queen beds, shower, head and settee.
There are 4 fresh water tanks installed at this time, 50 gallons each with room to install more. The fuel tanks built in under hull floors are 1,000 gallon each. There are two 500 gallon black water hold tanks and the heads are 24 VDC with Macerator and valve for over board empty when off shore or they can be pumped at waste stations.
Pilot house is open to aft deck, about 3′ high off aft deck and quite wide for the 2 helm chairs. Stairs lead up and out to the upper aft deck lounge area with a sundeck. The pilot house windows all open and has moon roof sliding hatches overhead as well as removable side windows. Main sail boom handled at the helm behind Captain’s seat with the electric winch control for head sails located on the front panel bulkhead. The aft radar arch was planned to have an extendable awning to provide aft upper deck shade.
The aft lower deck can have a large bar, dining and lounging areas, has an aft head, shower, bar and ample seating with storage, whatever you want. There are lots of indirect lighting planned, under the walkway on each side heading forward where the electric hatches are for access to large crew quarters. Main salon windows are tinted dual pane insulated tempered glass.
Aft boarding stairs lift up electrically to house more toys; on the starboard side, a shore launch and Waverunners can be electric winched on board. A crane hoist is on the aft deck. There are two gas tanks for the toys, 50 gallon each, to be located on aft deck and gravity filling. Aft boarding platforms have flush pull out and drop down, dive ladders and each side. There are fresh water showers planned for the aft area as well.
The twin 315 HP Yanmar diesels are electronic controlled. Hydraulic steering, bow thruster, drop down front beaching ladder, electric anchor windlass and 2 Aluminum anchors. There are two diesel 11 & 13k gen. sets and are in the engine room with sound shields as well as each hull has its own 18 gal electric/heat exchange hot water tank.
Engine rooms are well lighted and stand up head room and when toys removed, floors drop down to allow dive rooms. The Racor dual fuel filter system is easily monitored and if needed can be switched with handle to allow new filter to be in use and the old one changed out later. Engines have their own battery which cannot be used by other things and also is equipped with a ACR (automatic charging relay) that will allow it to charge other batteries after its own is topped off. The engines are fresh water cooled as are the 2 generators. Battery compartment under the helm has dry cell Optima 31 DP 12vdc with 1125 amps each and plenty of room to add more. The batteries are 24V located in anchor compartment for the windlass and 24V toilets.