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McConaghy MC60 - A one-of-a-kind catamaran

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The MC60 from the McConaghy shipyard is a catamaran that looks like no other model in this category. Its design, layout and performance make it a unique multihull with technological solutions directly from racing that are rarely found on board a production catamaran. A concept for fans of high-tech and performance.

  • Test location: Fort Lauderdale (Florida – USA)
  • Conditions:6 to 8 knots southeast wind, 10 people on board, slight chop

You may not be familiar with the McConaghy brand... and yet, this shipyard was not born yesterday! The manufacturer was founded in 1967 in Australia by John McConaghy and started its activity with the production of 16 to 18-foot yawls. Then it turned to Moths and other sailing dinghies and Tornado catamarans. The shipyard swapped plywood for fiberglass before opting for foamed sandwich and then Kevlar. In 2000, Jono Morris and Mark Evans, two employees of the shipyard, took over the company and expanded it. The company then partnered with Tiger Group and opened another production facility in China. In nearly 55 years of existence, McConaghy has become a reference in the construction of composite boats and produces very different kind of units, from the famous America’s Cup boats to the Volvo Ocean Racers, including superyachts, cruising multihulls and the already famous AC40, a high-performance hydrofoil boat.

More than 50 years of experience

The range of cruising catamarans extends from 55 to 115 feet; the MC60, now renamed the MC62, is therefore one of...

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