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Vote for Seawind as your Multihull of the Year 2018

We are incredibly proud that the new Seawind 1600 is nominated for Multihull of the Year 2018, in the ‘Over 50’ category.  The public vote is now open – so please do vote for the 1600, and in the under 40-ft category we hope you vote for the new Corsair 760 trimaran. Thanks to the awards team from Read more about Vote for Seawind as your Multihull of the Year 2018[…]

5 Reasons Why the Seawind 1260 is Cruising Worlds’ Best Cruising Catamaran

The Seawind design office has just had some exciting news and we cant wait to share it with you… Cruising World Judges have named the Seawind 1260 as the Best Cruising Catamaran Under 50 Feet! What a great achievement and positive reinforcement to our entire design team, this award gives merit to the countless hours Read more about 5 Reasons Why the Seawind 1260 is Cruising Worlds’ Best Cruising Catamaran[…]

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Sies al mar

Seawind 1260 “Sies al Mar” was launched in June this year & sailed from Vung Tau to Thailand by Bill Taylor & Richard Ward & Kerry Fahey. Bill then flew home to San Diego USA where he is a clinical medical professor doing neurosurgery. He had a couple of months work back home in San Read more about Sies al mar[…]

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A sense of belonging

20 years ago almost to the day, a bunch of Seawind owners got together to test their sailing prowess and race their cruising catamarans around the iconic Pittwater, just north of Sydney Harbour. Gathering at the Basin camping ground afterwards, tails were told over beers and a BBQ and friendships were born. The concept caught Read more about A sense of belonging[…]

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The “PASEO” story – an interview with new Seawind 1260 owners

Doug and Nan are new Seawind 1260 owners. Let’s learn what their considerations are and why they decide to purchase the “PASEO” – the Seawind 1260. Some upgrades considered are scuba compressor onboard, upsized generator capacity, upgraded solar panel capacity, etc. “We’ve spent 2 or 3 years looking for a boat that enables us to Read more about The “PASEO” story – an interview with new Seawind 1260 owners[…]

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Launching the new Seawind 1260 Pleiades into Saigon River

Pleiades – Seawind 1260. Last week at the Seawind Headquarters we launched the two new Seawinds into the Saigon River. I was  lucky enough to join in on the trip to Vung Tau, a coastal city of Vietnam to commission and handover our newest Seawind 1260 Pleiades. We left Ho Chi Minh City on Sunday Read more about Launching the new Seawind 1260 Pleiades into Saigon River[…]

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Catamaran Buying Tips: Time to Buy

Catamaran Buying Tips: Time to Buy LEAD TIMES. If you’ve gone to a boat show recently – and chances are you’ve been to a few, then you’ve no doubt heard that catamaran lead times are long.  That’s not just because “they’re hot”.  Catamarans are difficult, and expensive to build.  Building a 40-foot catamaran has all Read more about Catamaran Buying Tips: Time to Buy[…]

CRUISING TIPS: Docking

Here’s an excerpt of our recent article on boat handling for catamarans.  The original piece, in entirety, can be found in our 2018 Seawind Cruising Club Magazine.  Download a copy here. Of the numerous benefits of owning a catamaran, one which simply cannot be overlooked is the control advantages offered with a dual engine setup as found Read more about CRUISING TIPS: Docking[…]

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Join our 13th Annual Seawind Catalina Rally!

13th Annual Seawind Catalina Rally Break out your Bob Marley tunes and furl up a fat one, it’s time for some irie Jolly Mon Sailing Time with West Coast Multihulls! Come join all your multihullin’ friends and have a great fun-filled weekend at Two Harbors, Catalina. Sign up today! Dates: August 16th-19th, 2018 – All Read more about Join our 13th Annual Seawind Catalina Rally![…]

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Ongoing Quality Assurance (QA) Advancements

We pride ourselves on the quality of our products – and it’s a value shared by all Seawind personnel.  So at Seawind Catamarans we are constantly reviewing and enhancing our quality assurance (QA) procedures.  We find the best method for achieving the high quality standards we set for ourselves is by open collaboration and communication across Read more about Ongoing Quality Assurance (QA) Advancements[…]

Seawind 1000XL PLAY ON won the first in Lady Skippers Race 2018

Congratulations to Karen – skipper on the Seawind 1000XL PLAY ON – has won the first in the Lady Skippers’ Yacht Race 2018, held by Newport Cruising Yacht Club. “In the Moreton Bay region, Queensland, Australia, and, a very well sailed win, to “Play On” a Seawind 1000XL, skippered by my partner, Karen, with myself on the Read more about Seawind 1000XL PLAY ON won the first in Lady Skippers Race 2018[…]

Larry Robertson single hands his Seawind 1000 catamaran to victory in the 2018 Shaka Challenge

Larry Robertson single hands his Seawind 1000 catamaran to victory in the 2018 Shaka Challenge… Congratulations to Larry Robertson who has just crossed the line, taking first place in the 2018 Shaka Challenge! The Shaka Challenge is a 3000nm single handed race from Marina Del Rey, CA to Hawaii. The race is simple and in Read more about Larry Robertson single hands his Seawind 1000 catamaran to victory in the 2018 Shaka Challenge[…]