Multihulls World - Les essais derniers essaisfr-frDragonfly 800 - A pocket trimaran that's... indestructible! a career spanning two decades and with 400 units built, the Dragonfly 800 - DF800 for the connoisseurs - is certainly one of the most remarkable successes in the category of small transportable trimarans. Nearly 40 years after it was launched, this model remains a very attractive...Fri, 26 Nov 2021 00:04:47 +0100Aventura 37 - Compact, but versatile new model logically fits in the range between the Aventura 34 and the 44. In this 11-meter sector there are few competitors, yet there is strong demand, judging by the manufacturer’s order book: several dozen Aventura 37s have been signed. This compact catamaran, presented for the first time...Fri, 26 Nov 2021 00:03:53 +0100Libertist 703 - Small trimaran, big personality...’s a fact: Libertist trimarans are bright red and turn heads as they pass. The designs of brilliant naval architect Erik Lerouge associated with the iconic color of the most famous Italian car brand really hits the mark and suggests a beautiful sportiness. We got the opportunity to sail on the...Fri, 26 Nov 2021 00:02:13 +0100Pinball - A catamaran equipped with very innovative propulsion in France, on the west coast, the Pinball is the result of an original and ambitious project. Dedicated mainly for day trips and rental market, it also offers some new solutions for cruising and is full of technology. Enough to offer you some great fun for crews that might not yet be that...Fri, 26 Nov 2021 00:01:50 +0100Leopard 43 PC - The most popular powercat model is the best-selling powercat from South African builder Robertson & Caine - 139 units built as opposed to 137 for the 51 PC. From 2015 through 2020, a good half of these were delivered to The Moorings in charter management, the other half going into private hands. In these times of...Fri, 29 Oct 2021 00:06:22 +0200VISION F 80 - What if luxury became more justifiable? great popularity of multiyachts over recent years is showing no sign of waning. However, a new trend is emerging among many builders: to offer units that are as environmentally friendly as possible. And it’s in this innovative area of the market that the young Turkish brand Vision F Yachts...Fri, 29 Oct 2021 00:05:15 +0200Fountaine Pajot Power 67 - A multiyacht for a dream vacation Power 67 is the new flagship in the Fountaine-Pajot Motor Yacht fleet. This luxury model was released in 2020 but it only saw a discreet launch due to the absence of boat shows. We were able to discover this large powercat in luxury charter mode in the Saronic Gulf, off the coast of...Fri, 29 Oct 2021 00:04:46 +020060 Sunreef Power - Welcome to the world of custom-built multiyachts’s latest range is available in both sail and power - with the notable exception of the 50, which remains a sailing catamaran. In fact, the 60 Sunreef Power is the entry model in the motor range from the Polish shipyard that specializes in semi-custom multiyachts. Two units have already...Fri, 29 Oct 2021 00:03:22 +0200Silent 60 - An electric catamaran in series production new model, belatedly presented for the first time at September’s Cannes Yachting Festival, is taking up the torch of the brand’s first model, the Silent 64. That was the catamaran that became the first electric propulsion multihull to have crossed the Atlantic. A few years ago, it was quite...Fri, 29 Oct 2021 00:02:18 +0200WorldCat 280CC-X - An american Concept-cat that's coming to Europe! WorldCat 280CC-X brings American quality standards for anglers seeking performance and dedicated accessories. By adopting two hulls, it manages to preserve comfort for passengers who are more familiar with relaxation and conviviality. A future assured in the USA – and undoubtedly a promising...Fri, 29 Oct 2021 00:01:18 +0200Callisto - A roaring trimaran test from Multihulls World #68 (jan/feb 2003) Some boats are born in a high-tech environment ; ISO standards are working on their future and their design owes everything to "quality reference system". Others, like the trimaran Callisto, cannot be designed according to this model, which is...Mon, 25 Oct 2021 11:16:46 +0200Aquila 70 Luxury - Twin-hulled superyacht continues to make its own mark on the powercat world. Having taken the lead in the 40-foot market with its incredible 44, the shipyard intends to make a place for itself in the motoryacht market with this surprising 70, which combines space and comfort.Fri, 24 Sep 2021 00:03:42 +0200Bali Catspace - Great fun cruising! For a “standard” boat test, we’re rarely able to stay even a full day on board. Sometimes, depending on the opportunities for a delivery trip, we can manage to sail for a few days. Up until now, only charter companies have allowed us to carry out week-long sea trials. This time, one of...Fri, 24 Sep 2021 00:02:08 +0200RS Cat 14 XL - For sailing clubs or families as a specialist in smaller sailing dinghies, British manufacturer RS Sailing has recently launched a range of light catamarans aimed at sailing school or family use. For the moment, there are two models. Nicolas Honor, the brand’s importer in France, gave us a demonstration of the smaller...Fri, 24 Sep 2021 00:01:59 +0200MY4.S - A very stylish Sedan 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... 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 luxury 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 like 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 generation 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... 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! 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!’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 compact 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! 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! 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 46 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 leaving 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)evolution 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 catamaran 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 catamaran 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 +0200