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RANGES OF SAILS All sails have wind ranges. Generally, we engineer the sail to be fit for use on your boat. If anything, we overbuild the sails slightly. Two questions come into this: how long do you want the sails to last, and how often will you sail? On a multihull, the righting moment is Read more about SAIL GUIDE SELECTION[…]

A week with Seawind 1160 at Whitsundays

Free range sailing is a YouTube channel belonging to a couple – Troy and Pascale. The channel helps share their passion and love for fishing, travel and adventure by cruising around Australia. One day, Pascale decides it’s time to get her family experience what she’s been enjoyed for a few years, so she chartered a Read more about A week with Seawind 1160 at Whitsundays[…]

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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[…]


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[…]


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[…]


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![…]


Sailing in South East Asia – Part 2

Asian Monsoon Season… When is the best time to start your trip? From Vietnam & south, the temperature is of little concern with year round averages of 28-30 degrees C but certainly the cyclone season needs to be factored in when planning your trip. Typically in line with the southern hemisphere summer from Oct through Read more about Sailing in South East Asia – Part 2[…]


Sailing in South East Asia – Part 1

Sailing in South East Asia Perhaps you are considering collecting your new boat from the Seawind factory in Vietnam or simply have another opportunity to sail with others in South East Asia, the undeniable development of the Asian economy means that sailing in the region is changing for the better, with cruising permits becoming more Read more about Sailing in South East Asia – Part 1[…]

Catamaran Tips from the Service Desk

Brett Hodder, the new Service Manager at Multihull Central is not only a Seawind 1160 owner himself, but has lifetime of catamaran sailing experience, is a Masters 24, MED 3 and has RYA Yachtmaster Cruising Instructor qualifications, he has also sailed thousands of miles in locations around the world. With so much practical and hands Read more about Catamaran Tips from the Service Desk[…]