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Euphorie 5: A very successful power cat

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The power version of Privilège’s Série 5 sailboat, the Euphorie 5, kept us waiting for almost three years, but convinced us... immediately. On board, you experience exceptional comfort and enjoy the luxury of good taste. You also get a feeling of confidence for long passages, whatever the weather.

Another one! Another catamaran that abandons its rig and adopts powerful engines, to get rid of headwinds, calms and of course the hassle of sails. It’s a fundamental trend that could prompt some manufacturers to rush into this new market full of promise. None of that at Privilège Marine; the design, construction and development of this Euphorie 5, which has as a working basis on the Série 5, have taken more than two years. And the result is clearly up to the task. This boat wants to be luxurious and compatible with the prerequisites of the most demanding owners in terms of accommodation, finishing and equipment. This is certainly the case here. The silhouette of the Euphorie 5, seen from the pontoon, is imposing. It’s clear that Marc Lombard has done a good job on the aesthetics. The sloping coachroof gives a zest of aggressiveness that goes perfectly with the rather low flybridge and its T-top. The vertical and slightly truncated bows at deck level seem more aggressive than those of the Série 5 - but they are in fact the same. It has all the identical PVC / glass sandwich construction, including for structural bulkheads. And of course, crash-boxes in the bows and sterns.

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