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Seawind 1600 wins inaugural review series by Sailing Yacht Ruby Rose

“Such a Worthy Winner” Nick and Terysa said it all!  The Seawind 1600 is “such a worthy winner” – beating a large and diverse field of catamarans, some of which are far more expensive.  And this award is particularly remarkable due to the voting system used – it was the public vote that placed the Read more about Seawind 1600 wins inaugural review series by Sailing Yacht Ruby Rose[…]

TWO APRIL SPRING BOAT SHOWS TO KICK OFF YOUR GREATEST SUMMER

Nowadays, event participation is not as essential as before in this booming era of social media and the Internet. Photos, videos, messaging, online customer support provide us with sufficient information to make decisions on various activities including shopping. However, for the marine market, boat show events still play an irreplaceable role for sailing lovers. No Read more about TWO APRIL SPRING BOAT SHOWS TO KICK OFF YOUR GREATEST SUMMER[…]

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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Cruising France to Greece on the Seawind 1600 catamaran

Cruising on the Seawind 1600 offshore cruising catamaran NORTHSTAR… Andrew and Nhi were kind enough to display their Seawind 1600 Northstar at the International Multihull Show at La Grande Motte earlier this year.  Then, starting from the show location in the South of France, they began a Summer-long cruise to Cyprus via Corsica, Sardinia, Sicily, Read more about Cruising France to Greece on the Seawind 1600 catamaran[…]

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The next Seawind 1600 catamaran will be ready in August, 2019

The next Seawind 1600 catamaran will be ready in August, 2019! Seawind 1600: With hull No. 1 (“Northstar”) happily sailing in the Mediterranean, in May we launched “Double J” for the Australian owners of Elite Sailing. This boat has been built to meet full international class society standards (DNV) as it will be operating in Read more about The next Seawind 1600 catamaran will be ready in August, 2019[…]

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Sailing the Seawind 1600

It’s been well-publicised, not least in Seawind Cruising Club magazine, that Seawind has now built over 500 catamarans in it’s storied 35-year history.  All of those catamarans have shared common traits: designed for couples and even solo sailors to cruise in comfort and speed.  They’re built tough, and designed to last.  Seawind concentrates on building Read more about Sailing the Seawind 1600[…]

Visiting the International Multihull Show at La Grande Motte

Don Wigston of Windcraft Multihulls visits the La Grande Motte International Multihull Show. Read below to see his boat show feedback… After all I’d read about the new Seawind 1600 catamaran I was itching to see one close up. So when I learned that it would be on display in the south of France at Read more about Visiting the International Multihull Show at La Grande Motte[…]

Seawind 1600 – Reviewed By Multihulls World Magazine

The foremost magazine in catamaran and multihull sailing, Multihull World (Multicoques in Frence) has given a glowing review to the new Seawind 1600.  The boat was sailed by highly-regarded yachting journalist Philippe Echelle following the Barcelona Boat Show at the end of 2017.  Tough critics, and excellent sailors, Philippe and the staff at Multihull World have Read more about Seawind 1600 – Reviewed By Multihulls World Magazine[…]

Seawind 1600 Nominated for 2018 Asia Boating Awards

Following the excitement of the 2018 Multihull of the Year Nomination, we are proud to announce that our flagship Seawind 1600 is once again nominated for the 2018 Asia Boating Awards. Designed for extended ocean crossings, the Seawind 1600 has all of the cruising practically you would expect from a new Seawind, but delivered on long, Read more about Seawind 1600 Nominated for 2018 Asia Boating Awards[…]

Seawind 1600 #1 Delivery Report

When a slot opened up on the delivery trip of the new Seawind 1600 Northstar, I leapt at the opportunity.    The journey would take the 1600 south from Vietnam, across the South China Sea to Singapore, a good 600 nautical mile journey.  This would be a fantastic chance to give this impressive new design a Read more about Seawind 1600 #1 Delivery Report[…]

Seawind 1600 #2 – First pictures released

As attention shifts to the debut of the Seawind 1600 at the Barcelona Boat show, work continues at the shipyard as 1600 #2 enters stage 2 construction and 1600 number 3 began production. This week, the hull and deck were joined on Seawind 1600 #2.  The characteristic bows and the coachroof eyebrow are now prominent.  Here Read more about Seawind 1600 #2 – First pictures released[…]

Performance Through Intelligent Design

Performance Through Intelligent Design Comfort and performance are a tradeoff discussed endlessly.  The 1600 strikes this balance through the use of advanced build technologies and continuous weight-saving efforts.  However, strategically placed carbon fibre reinforcements to the daggerboard case, bow and other areas not only make the 1600 stiff and fast, but also give her the Read more about Performance Through Intelligent Design[…]