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The Rapier 550 catamaran - it’s sailing!

Published on 12 june 2014 at 9h00

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This resolutely modern catamaran was designed by Dazcat Designs, and has a clear aim: performance and comfort aboard! To achieve this, Darren Newton (the architect) hasn’t skimped on the means, with an interior steering position and all the control lines led inside, an out-of-the-ordinary design and a nice interior volume which has been entirely redesigned. For the moment, the cat has only sailed in 5 knots of wind, or 30... It is therefore hard to form a clear opinion, even if the advertised performance (25 knot top speed - 350 miles in 24 hours) could well prove to be accurate. A full test is planned, soon...

See it on: www.broadblue.com

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