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Go Simple, Go Small, Go Now

One of the catchiest phrases ever applied to sailing might be Lin and Larry Pardey’s “Go Simple, Go Small, Go Now”. It became their mantra, and was etched into sailing lore in their books from Crusing in Serafyn to Self Sufficient Sailor. Many others have since extolled the virtues of simply getting out there and Read more about Go Simple, Go Small, Go Now[…]

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Cruising Story – 22 Days Solo from Galapagos (Part 1)

Rich and Karen together have cruised their Seawind 1160 all around the world.  We now join them for a particular adventure, of the kind that rarely get enough attention – sailing solo. Aboard his Seawind 1160, Rich made a solo crossing from the famed Panama Canal to the Galapagos Islands, and then to the Marquises Read more about Cruising Story – 22 Days Solo from Galapagos (Part 1)[…]

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A sense of belonging

Twenty 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 campground afterwards, tales were told over beers and a barbecue and friendships were born. The concept caught on, Read more about A sense of belonging[…]

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[…]

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A quick walkthrough of Seawind catamaran – 1160 Lite

This year, Seawind 1160 Lite was displayed at Miami Boat Show and received a lot of attention from professionals and journalists. If you were not able to come to the show, you could see the Seawind 1160 Lite through professionals’ point of view. The first video is presented by Antonio Vettese, who graduated as a Read more about A quick walkthrough of Seawind catamaran – 1160 Lite[…]

Feedback from 4-year Seawind bluewater cruisers

Carl & Roxy have spent 4 years full-time cruising around on the Seawind 1160.      We love our Seawind and we’re living on it full time, going on year four. We just finished a rally with several other Seawind owners and with no exception, all owners feel the Seawind has been the perfect cat Read more about Feedback from 4-year Seawind bluewater cruisers[…]

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[…]

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[…]

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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[…]

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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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[…]