NG&B 2015: Leopard Catamarans

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LEOPARD CATAMARANS

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Performance, comfort, style, innovation and versatility are not only tag words for the multiple award winning Leopard Catamarans line, these are at the core of the design and ethos of the yachts, their designers, builders and global team. From the initial designs to the manufacturing process, these concepts, and the direct feedback from our owners and customers, are at the heart of developing blue water cruising capable yachts that are fun to sail, easily maintained anywhere in the world and aesthetically pleasing. They combine a high standard of construction with innovative features, upgraded equipment as standard, impressive performance, and comfortable interiors; offering excellent value. Dedicated owner suites below deck include luxurious master staterooms, office or lounge areas, and large heads/showers. Spacious saloons with panoramic views and fully equipped galleys offer great living areas, with walk-through access to large cockpits and aft bathing platforms. Power catamarans also available.

Leopard 44

Leopard 44

Leopard 44

The revolutionary Leopard 44 embodies every¬thing that makes Leopard Catamarans the #1 selling cat in North America. Her unique balance of comfort, space and sailing performance combined with cutting-edge innovation and technology solidify the appeal for these exceptional yachts. The Leopard 44 was the first Leopard model to include the forward cockpit. The forward cockpit is accessible from the main saloon giving even more space for socializing and relaxing, as well as creating excellent ventilation into the interior. Other features include a large saloon and galley as well as spacious accommodations (3 or 4 cabins available).

LOA: 42ft 7in • LWL: 41ft 8in • Beam: 23ft 9in • Draft: 4ft 2in • Sail Area: 1,323 ft² • Fuel/Water: 185/264 gal • Auxiliary: 2 x 29hp

Leopard 40

Leopard 40

Leopard 40

Leopard Catamarans excitedly announces the new Leopard 40 that will make her U.S. debut in February 2015 at the Miami Boat Show. This catamaran, currently in production, is a product of South African boat builders Robertson and Caine and includes a unique, modern design. She resembles her predecessors in speed, agility, and blue-water performance, but her enhancements include an increased volume in the hulls, allowing for additional interior space, and an innovative interior layout. Her galley is located forward and the settee and dining area is now located aft. This allows for a panoramic view looking forward with large sliding glass doors between the saloon and the aft cockpit.

LOA: 39’4” • LWL: 38’1” • Beam: 22’ 1” • Draft: 4’1” • Sail Area: 1,032 ft² • Fuel/Water: 95/206 gal • Auxiliary: 2 x 29hp

Leopard 48

Leopard 48

Leopard 48

At the heart of the Leopard line, the Leopard 48 is focused on agility and open space. Her blue water performance, speed, and luxurious comfortable living spaces are a few of the features which lead to her being an award winning catamaran. Like her predecessors, this yacht was expertly crafted by the foremost yacht builders, Robertson and Caine. Like the award winning Leopard 44, the Leopard 48 features a large forward cockpit with direct access from the saloon, unique to the Leopard range. The 48’s intelligent design also comes with a multitude of special features and available upgrades. She also sports a three cabin and a four cabin layout.

LOA: 48ft 5in • LWL: 45ft 5in • Beam: 25ft • Draft: 4ft 10in • Sail Area: 1,555 ft² • Fuel/Water: 185/206 gal • Auxiliary: 2 x 39hp

LEOPARDCATAMARANS.COM • 877-795-4389

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