Multihulls World - Les essaishttps://www.multihulls-world.com/Les derniers essaisfr-frMY4.S - A very stylish Sedanhttps://www.multihulls-world.com/review/motor/my4s-a-very-stylish-sedanhttps://www.multihulls-world.com/review/motor/my4s-a-very-stylish-sedanFountaine Pajot is one of the few major builders, along with Robertson & Caine, to have maintained a long and unwavering commitment to the powercat. Today, sales of power catamarans represent 20% of the multihull market, which is more than enough motivation to launch a new model! The MY4.S, the...Fri, 23 Jul 2021 00:05:39 +0200Astus 22.5 - If you love sliding across the water...https://www.multihulls-world.com/review/trimaran/astus-225-if-you-love-sliding-across-the-waterhttps://www.multihulls-world.com/review/trimaran/astus-225-if-you-love-sliding-across-the-waterWith this model, Astus Boats has completed the update of its range. All the models - the 14.5, the 16.5, the 20.5 and now the 22.5 - carry the prestigious VPLP signature. The Astus 22, which has been around for 12 years, has unsurprisingly slipped from the catalog. As for the 24, it is still in...Fri, 23 Jul 2021 00:04:38 +0200Ocean Explorer 72 - Cruising in luxuryhttps://www.multihulls-world.com/review/catamaran/ocean-explorer-72-cruising-in-luxuryhttps://www.multihulls-world.com/review/catamaran/ocean-explorer-72-cruising-in-luxuryFinnish brand Ocean Quality Systems has just launched a new 72-foot catamaran. On the program, high-end cruising aboard a very fast multihull that remains manageable by a short-handed crew, and safe, whatever the weather conditions. One of the manufacturer’s preoccupations is to offer a catamaran...Fri, 23 Jul 2021 00:03:41 +0200Tricat 6.90 - Cruising and/or Sport as you likehttps://www.multihulls-world.com/review/trimaran/tricat-690-cruising-and/or-sport-as-you-likehttps://www.multihulls-world.com/review/trimaran/tricat-690-cruising-and/or-sport-as-you-likeSpecialists in folding trimarans since 2003, Tricat have just launched a new model which fits between the Tricat 20 and the 25. In order not to (re)tread on the toes of any former models from the shipyard in this category (the 22 and the 23.5), they decided to integrate the metric system: so now you...Fri, 23 Jul 2021 00:02:05 +0200Lagoon 39 - Pioneer of the latest generationhttps://www.multihulls-world.com/review/catamaran/lagoon-39-pioneer-of-the-latest-generationhttps://www.multihulls-world.com/review/catamaran/lagoon-39-pioneer-of-the-latest-generationInnovative with its aft-set mast, the Lagoon 39 was the first model from the shipyard, along with the 52, to establish the foundations for the current generation with its suspended coachroof effect and chamfered bows. A robust and very livable catamaran that is perfectly suited to an offshore family...Fri, 23 Jul 2021 00:01:21 +0200Windelo 50 Adventure - A nacelle that breathes, hulls that go fast...https://www.multihulls-world.com/review/catamaran/windelo-50-adventure-a-nacelle-that-breathes-hulls-that-go-fasthttps://www.multihulls-world.com/review/catamaran/windelo-50-adventure-a-nacelle-that-breathes-hulls-that-go-fastFor the brand-new Windelo shipyard, the launch of this first 50 Adventure is the consecration of long months of research, process implementation and thousands of hours of work; a form of consecration that calls for others since a 54 is under construction and five more catamarans are on order. For...Fri, 18 Jun 2021 00:04:59 +0200LEEN 56 - Welcome aboard an ocean-going vessel!https://www.multihulls-world.com/review/motor/leen-56-welcome-aboard-an-ocean-going-vesselhttps://www.multihulls-world.com/review/motor/leen-56-welcome-aboard-an-ocean-going-vesselFollowing on from their remarkable success in the cruising trimaran market, NEEL are now taking on the power sector – and still on three hulls. NEEL becomes LEEN, and a new brand is born! And with it, two models built for blue water, the 56 and the 72. We had the chance to go out on the...Fri, 18 Jun 2021 00:02:46 +0200Lavezzi 40 - Comfort with plenty of finesse!https://www.multihulls-world.com/review/catamaran/lavezzi-40-comfort-with-plenty-of-finessehttps://www.multihulls-world.com/review/catamaran/lavezzi-40-comfort-with-plenty-of-finesseFountaine-Pajot’s best-seller, the predecessor to the Lipari 41 offers some great attributes for family cruising. And more, if suitably equipped.Fri, 11 Jun 2021 09:11:01 +0200Leopard 39 - 100% cruiser and compacthttps://www.multihulls-world.com/review/catamaran/leopard-39-100-cruiser-and-compacthttps://www.multihulls-world.com/review/catamaran/leopard-39-100-cruiser-and-compactFitting everything – saloon, galley, cabins – into less than 12 meters, this is the challenge Leopard set itself. A kind of rather successful reply to the incredible success of the Lagoon 380…Fri, 11 Jun 2021 09:02:11 +0200Corneel 26 - A cat for pure pleasure!https://www.multihulls-world.com/review/catamaran/corneel-26-a-cat-for-pure-pleasurehttps://www.multihulls-world.com/review/catamaran/corneel-26-a-cat-for-pure-pleasureImagine a multihull capable of hitting 20 knots, of accommodating the family for a few nights at a time, and of being put away and forgotten about for the winter. Doesn't that sound tempting? Well, start trawling through the classifieds and look for a Corneel 26!Fri, 11 Jun 2021 08:51:59 +0200Lagoon 500 - One of the best choices for getting started. And with a flybridge as an added bonus!https://www.multihulls-world.com/review/catamaran/lagoon-500-one-of-the-best-choices-for-getting-started-and-with-a-flybridge-as-an-added-bonushttps://www.multihulls-world.com/review/catamaran/lagoon-500-one-of-the-best-choices-for-getting-started-and-with-a-flybridge-as-an-added-bonusA recent model, this 50 footer is an excellent choice for sailing far and wide in outstanding comfort… And what’s more, this big Lagoon is rather elegant, and fast. A sound second-hand investment!Fri, 11 Jun 2021 08:41:23 +0200Bahia 46https://www.multihulls-world.com/review/catamaran/bahia-46https://www.multihulls-world.com/review/catamaran/bahia-46Everyone agrees... a success! The Venezia 42’s big sister, voluminous, comfortable and at ease under sail, was one of Fountain-Pajot’s ‘best’...and remains a leader in the second-hand market!Fri, 11 Jun 2021 07:51:22 +0200Lagoon 400 Minimum length and maximum volume for leavinghttps://www.multihulls-world.com/review/catamaran/lagoon-400-minimum-length-and-maximum-volume-for-leavinghttps://www.multihulls-world.com/review/catamaran/lagoon-400-minimum-length-and-maximum-volume-for-leavingLaunched in 2009, the 400 is still in the world’s leading catamaran builder’s catalogue... But as over 500 examples have now been sold, it is already a standard on the second-hand market.Fri, 11 Jun 2021 07:43:34 +0200PRIVILEGE 580 Signature - A smart (r)evolutionhttps://www.multihulls-world.com/review/catamaran/privilege-580-signature-a-smart-revolutionhttps://www.multihulls-world.com/review/catamaran/privilege-580-signature-a-smart-revolutionThis new model is the first catamaran designed from scratch since Privilège Marine joined Hanse Yachts. The 510 Signature, launched a year ago, takes many elements from the former Series 5. This is a strong indicator of what the powerful German group wants: to respect the DNA of the Privilege brand...Fri, 21 May 2021 00:05:22 +0200COMANCHE 32 - A seaworthy and affordable catamaranhttps://www.multihulls-world.com/review/catamaran/comanche-32-a-seaworthy-and-affordable-catamaranhttps://www.multihulls-world.com/review/catamaran/comanche-32-a-seaworthy-and-affordable-catamaranThe bigger version of the very popular Iroquois, the Comanche 32 is just as robust but much more modern. She offers more comfort and a load capacity far superior to that of her little sister.Fri, 21 May 2021 00:04:30 +0200LAGOON 55 - In the wake of a legendary catamaranhttps://www.multihulls-world.com/review/catamaran/lagoon-55-in-the-wake-of-a-legendary-catamaranhttps://www.multihulls-world.com/review/catamaran/lagoon-55-in-the-wake-of-a-legendary-catamaranWay back in issue number 20, we tested the Lagoon 55 - the first ever Lagoon! And now, 34 years after the launch of this iconic model, of which only 20 units were sold, the manufacturer is daring to use the same name for a new model. A common practice in the automotive industry, but a little less so...Fri, 21 May 2021 00:03:35 +0200NEEL 43 - Two hulls good, three hulls better?https://www.multihulls-world.com/review/trimaran/neel-43-two-hulls-good-three-hulls-betterhttps://www.multihulls-world.com/review/trimaran/neel-43-two-hulls-good-three-hulls-betterFor 10 years now, NEEL have been building their own vision of the cruising multihull, namely a trimaran topped by a large nacelle. The concept developed by Eric Bruneel has been well-received by performance-loving blue water cruisers and is now a permanent fixture in the world of multihulls. The...Fri, 21 May 2021 00:02:49 +0200Bali 4.2 - As ever, more comfort and more flattering finisheshttps://www.multihulls-world.com/review/catamaran/bali-42-as-ever-more-comfort-and-more-flattering-finisheshttps://www.multihulls-world.com/review/catamaran/bali-42-as-ever-more-comfort-and-more-flattering-finishesIt’s been five years since the Bali range began to make a name for itself, with the Bali 4.5. The DNA of the brand remains unchanged: maximum volume and pleasure, ease of use, disappearance of the internal/external boundary on demand... As for the new models, they follow each other tightly in a...Fri, 21 May 2021 00:01:13 +0200Class 6 - Cata or Trimaran?https://www.multihulls-world.com/review/catamaran/class-6-cata-or-trimaranhttps://www.multihulls-world.com/review/catamaran/class-6-cata-or-trimaranMULTIHULLS WORLD EXCLUSIVE - This 63 feet semi-custom multihull combines speed, safety, comfort and even a bit of glamour. What’s its personal touch? It’s got to be the central hull so close to the surface that it’s hard to decide if this is a cat or a tri!Fri, 26 Mar 2021 00:05:25 +0100Outremer 55 - Round the world expresshttps://www.multihulls-world.com/review/catamaran/outremer-55-round-the-world-expresshttps://www.multihulls-world.com/review/catamaran/outremer-55-round-the-world-expressMULTIHULLS WORLD EXCLUSIVE  - 55 is reminiscent of a mythical model in the history of Outremer, the brand created by Gérard Danson back in 1984. Picking up on this vintage is therefore a challenge - a bit like what’s happening with the new Lagoon... 55! The aim of this new Outremer 55 is to...Fri, 26 Mar 2021 00:04:42 +0100Aquila 54 - On course for blue water cruisinghttps://www.multihulls-world.com/review/motor/aquila-54-on-course-for-blue-water-cruisinghttps://www.multihulls-world.com/review/motor/aquila-54-on-course-for-blue-water-cruisingMULTIHULLS WORLD EXCLUSIVE - The latest addition to the Aquila shipyard, the 54, is aimed at both the ocean cruising market and the luxury yacht market. A development that seems logical for this major player in the power catamaran market.Fri, 26 Mar 2021 00:03:59 +0100Befoil 16 Sport - I flew over the water!https://www.multihulls-world.com/review/catamaran/befoil-16-sport-i-flew-over-the-waterhttps://www.multihulls-world.com/review/catamaran/befoil-16-sport-i-flew-over-the-waterFasten your seatbelts, forget most of what you’ve learned on the water since you were born, put the yellow lever to manual and cross-check the doors: we’re on the Befoil 16 Sport, and takeoff is imminent!Fri, 26 Mar 2021 00:02:48 +0100Leopard 42 - An efficient and affordable catamaranhttps://www.multihulls-world.com/review/catamaran/leopard-42-an-efficient-and-affordable-catamaranhttps://www.multihulls-world.com/review/catamaran/leopard-42-an-efficient-and-affordable-catamaranThe Leopard shipyard replaces one of its bestsellers by introducing the 42, a catamaran with modern design and optimized spaces. A concept which seems well inspired, since even before its official launch, the builder has already had signed 34 orders. Fri, 26 Mar 2021 00:01:38 +0100OverBoat - Foiling for all. Now you can!https://www.multihulls-world.com/review/motor/overboat-foiling-for-all-now-you-canhttps://www.multihulls-world.com/review/motor/overboat-foiling-for-all-now-you-canStart-up company Neocean has developed a small catamaran with an electric motor capable of flying above the waves. With a simple throttle control, and cleanly - with no C02 emissions. We had the chance to try the first version of the Overboat on the Étang de Thau lagoon in the South of France....Fri, 29 Jan 2021 00:05:12 +0100Astus 14.5 - Honey, I shrunk the hulls!https://www.multihulls-world.com/review/trimaran/astus-145-honey-i-shrunk-the-hullshttps://www.multihulls-world.com/review/trimaran/astus-145-honey-i-shrunk-the-hullsThis pocket multihull is no simple beach toy... Designed by VPLP, it is modern, light and transportable. Moreover, it can sail in trimaran or proa mode! We’d been looking forward to testing this little rocket ship as soon as we could. And we weren’t disappointed - judge for yourself.Fri, 29 Jan 2021 00:04:37 +0100Bali 4.6 - The new successorhttps://www.multihulls-world.com/review/catamaran/bali-46-the-new-successorhttps://www.multihulls-world.com/review/catamaran/bali-46-the-new-successorWith its concept of open space and rigid foredeck, Bali has contributed much to the evolution of the cruising catamaran. The builder successfully continues to evolve the models in its range, with the brand new 4.6 taking over from the 4.5, the first model by the brand, launched back in 2014. We went...Fri, 29 Jan 2021 00:03:30 +0100Long Island 78 Power - Two wakes, one unique perfection...https://www.multihulls-world.com/review/motor/long-island-78-power-two-wakes-one-unique-perfectionhttps://www.multihulls-world.com/review/motor/long-island-78-power-two-wakes-one-unique-perfectionThe specifications of an owner of numerous large sailing catamarans who is switching to motor power is necessarily demanding, especially given that his objective is to pursue a program of long passages. Only a top-of-the-range one-off could really meet his requirements. JFA shipyard, architect Marc...Fri, 29 Jan 2021 00:02:35 +0100Heavenly Twins 26/27 - Minimalist adventurehttps://www.multihulls-world.com/review/catamaran/heavenly-twins-26/27-minimalist-adventurehttps://www.multihulls-world.com/review/catamaran/heavenly-twins-26/27-minimalist-adventureThis best-seller from the 1970s remained in production for 27 years – without doubt a record for cruising multihulls. Of course, this little catamaran has evolved, but with its two coachroofs, central cockpit, aftstepped rig and canoe sterns, it retains a personality all of its own, whichever...Fri, 29 Jan 2021 00:01:48 +0100Dean 400https://www.multihulls-world.com/review/catamaran/dean-400https://www.multihulls-world.com/review/catamaran/dean-400Boat test from the Multihulls World #32 (oct/nov 1995) The Dean 400 is a boat which has people talking. Her aero-dynamic hull shape and styling raises passions. She signals a new direction for Dean Catamarans and while the Dean 400 has no close comparison in the sailing catamaran environment...Fri, 01 Jan 2021 14:01:33 +0100BALI 4.0/4.1 - Vive la Open Space !https://www.multihulls-world.com/review/catamaran/bali-40/41-vive-la-open-spacehttps://www.multihulls-world.com/review/catamaran/bali-40/41-vive-la-open-spaceThe 4.0, the smallest boat in the Bali range continued her career under the title of the 4.1. In total, more than 300 units have been built in the last 5 years. The second-hand market is now open to this best-seller whose production has recently stopped.Fri, 27 Nov 2020 00:04:38 +0100