Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
 
Old 03-16-2020, 06:34 PM   #261
C5F
Member
 
City: Huntsville
Country: USA
Vessel Name: Oysterland
Vessel Model: 47' Maine Cat
Join Date: Jan 2018
Posts: 9
Quote:
Originally Posted by Daddyo View Post
I think Domino (the first pic) is the finest cat I have seen.. The second is a Maine Cat. Sea Star the last pic is a friend's boat.
We own the Maine Cat shown. After reviewing the internals on Domino (only one sleeping cabin in a 60' boat) I'm very happy with our purchase. Super efficient with two Volvo 220's and has the get up and go (23 knots) if required.
__________________
Advertisement

C5F is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-24-2020, 10:40 PM   #262
Veteran Member
 
City: Metairie, LA
Country: Jefferson
Join Date: Sep 2018
Posts: 53
Wow! Who wouldn’t want a Malcolm Tennant cat? Beautiful lines, great equipment , good cruising speed, but that million dollar price tag certainly put her out of my range. The fuel economy is terrific but $1million is a lot of fuel
__________________

Jackhulse is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-25-2020, 02:17 AM   #263
Senior Member
 
mcarthur's Avatar
 
City: Canberra
Country: Australia
Vessel Name: Blu Emu
Vessel Model: Ligure 50' aluminium power catamaran
Join Date: May 2018
Posts: 171
Domino was designed and built for the current owners to their needs. Except for lack of guest accommodation, she has few other vices for her requirements. If you want a world spanning power catamaran, there's not too many options and even if there were, she'd be right near the top of my list.
However, it does appear that there aren't many other people with the exact same needs as the current owners that are looking now or in the last few years. Ignoring price, she would have suited us well in a few years time. Like C5F, we like our boat. But someone will get a fantastic boat in Domino.
mcarthur is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-25-2020, 06:38 AM   #264
Guru
 
Simi 60's Avatar
 
City: Queensland
Country: Australia
Vessel Model: Milkraft 60 converted timber trawler
Join Date: Jul 2016
Posts: 2,746
Quote:
Originally Posted by Jackhulse View Post
Wow! Who wouldn’t want a Malcolm Tennant cat? Beautiful lines, great equipment , good cruising speed, but that million dollar price tag certainly put her out of my range. The fuel economy is terrific but $1million is a lot of fuel
Fk me, $495 USD now
$689 AUD - almost a buy.

Get a 5 in front of it and I might be on it.

https://www.yachtworld.com/boats/200...no-20-3495698/
Simi 60 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-25-2020, 02:47 PM   #265
Guru
 
cardude01's Avatar
 
City: Victoria TX
Country: USA
Vessel Name: Bijou
Vessel Model: 2008 Island Packet PY/SP
Join Date: Nov 2012
Posts: 4,711
These folks went to look at this cat. The wife wasn’t impressed. They are Nordhavn owners so used to a higher level of finish I think, plus the lack of a real second stateroom was a deal killer.

It’s basically a boat for a couple, and maybe kids come to visit and sleep in the “hole”.
I actually like the boat, but it would be very hard to resell IMO.

https://youtu.be/3ga0PzZ8c_0
cardude01 is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 08-25-2020, 02:58 PM   #266
Newbie
 
City: Arvada
Country: United States
Join Date: Aug 2020
Posts: 1
I agree. Having 2 kids myself, this particular boat would be a non-starter for us even if everything else is perfect. Resaleability is a major factor in the purchase of our future powercat or trawler.
Mountain sailor is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-25-2020, 10:35 PM   #267
Senior Member
 
City: Barrington
Country: Plymouth
Vessel Name: Hippocampus
Vessel Model: Outbound 46
Join Date: Jul 2020
Posts: 339
Wish there were more choices in powercats. Not a NA so maybe stating this incorrectly. In ocean going going sail characteristics include.
Little beam to the hulls. Easy to drive. Less likelihood of stalling in a head sea. Less pounding. Less hobbyhorsing.
Bridge deck starts fairly far back. Less burpng, stalling. With weight starting farther aft less hobbyhorsing and corkscrewing. Less risk with green water or “catching a corner” and pitchpoling or inverting. More functional reserve buoyancy forward as weight forward avoided.
Adequate bridge deck clearance-again burping,stalling, green water issues
Very fine entry wave piercing design of some sort.
Adequate form stability.
Weight sensitive. Both to total weight but also where it’s placed. Carbon and full foam more common and greater expense.
Escape hatches.
So gunboats, Outremers, Catana, chris White and other ocean going cats in all sizes share the same general features. Charter and coastal cats maximize living space and load capacity at a given lwl. One look at a cat and you know it’s target market.
Don’t see why these features aren’t applicable to power cats. Please explain?
Always been enamored by the Journey cats.

BTW even with the engines so far apart docking can be a handful if there’s a fresh breeze. Tend to move around more than a full displacement hull and quicker.
Hippocampus is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 08-25-2020, 11:22 PM   #268
Senior Member
 
mcarthur's Avatar
 
City: Canberra
Country: Australia
Vessel Name: Blu Emu
Vessel Model: Ligure 50' aluminium power catamaran
Join Date: May 2018
Posts: 171
Quote:
Originally Posted by Simi 60 View Post
Fk me, $495 USD now
$689 AUD - almost a buy.

Get a 5 in front of it and I might be on it.

https://www.yachtworld.com/boats/200...no-20-3495698/
5?! Get in behind me!
mcarthur is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-28-2020, 01:08 PM   #269
Guru
 
City: Bayfield, WI
Country: USA
Vessel Name: Gopher Broke
Vessel Model: Silverton 410 Sport Bridge
Join Date: Sep 2013
Posts: 682
Just came across this thread. Thought I'd mention that this boat:

Pachoud Motor Yachts New Zealand - Wild Wind IV - 18m

is a member of our marina here on Lake Superior.

She's still in the family of the original owner / designer. She travelled to the US from NZ on her own bottom, operated by the owner, and has (according to her owner) cruised Alaska, BC, done the Panama Canal, done the Great Loop FIVE times, and several winters in the Caribbean. They were planning on spending this winter in the Bahamas but that's been made difficult by Covid.

She's often gone for weeks at a time, mostly operated by the original owner's kids and grandchildren. It's nice to see such a special vessel get the proper use she deserves.
BD
BDofMSP is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Yesterday, 01:37 AM   #270
Senior Member
 
mcarthur's Avatar
 
City: Canberra
Country: Australia
Vessel Name: Blu Emu
Vessel Model: Ligure 50' aluminium power catamaran
Join Date: May 2018
Posts: 171
Hey BD, she is a lovely boat.
I'm interested in her "uniquely powered platform" to raise/lower the small tender. I can't find any pictures and would like to learn more about that if possible.
mcarthur is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Yesterday, 05:58 AM   #271
Guru
 
City: Bayfield, WI
Country: USA
Vessel Name: Gopher Broke
Vessel Model: Silverton 410 Sport Bridge
Join Date: Sep 2013
Posts: 682
I left the boat last night but I'll be back Thursday. I'll see what I can get for pictures. They're only using the top dinghy right now as the lower one popped the tube this summer, so that cradle is unoccupied.
BD
__________________

BDofMSP is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off





All times are GMT -5. The time now is 07:47 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 4
Copyright ©2000 - 2020, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO 3.6.0
Copyright 2006 - 2012
×