, 2022-09-19 05:54:56,
Today’s catamarans are nothing like the boxy, heavy designs of the past. Sleek and stylish, modern catamarans, like those created by award-winning SHADOWCAT, are turning heads in the superyacht and yachting sectors – and for very good reason. More economical to operate, catamarans are faster, more stable, generously sized and can enter hard-to-access shallow destinations. For these reasons, and more, today’s sexy catamaran yachts are enticing new buyers.Photo: Clint Jenkins PhotographyWhy go multi-hull?
In short, because they offer thalassophiles more. Based upon two generous hulls, catamarans offer significantly more stability over a monohull vessel. Support yachts, in particular, benefit from this fundamental feature. For example, the additional stability of SHADOWCAT’s unique catamaran hull – designed exclusively by world-renowned naval architect Incat Crowther – means that 70 percent more weight can be craned off the side, by way of knuckle-boom cranes for a single-point lift of tenders and beam cranes for secure lifts of larger vessels. This translates to greater safety and confidence during at-sea activities, such as the loading and unloading tenders or during crew transfers.
Along with the incomparable stability, catamarans create less draft, giving owners access to shallow atolls or the ability to anchor along any number of stunning beaches around the world, with smaller boats and tenders, SCUBA equipment, ATVs and more in tow.Double the…
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