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[…]
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[…]
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[…]
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[…]
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[…]
In 2015 we chartered a Seawind 1160 Lite from Whitsunday Escape for 14 days to tour the Whitsunday Islands. It was one of the most comfortable and best sailing adventures we have had. We fell in love with the 1160. Now a few years later, we decided to make a short video about our experience Read more about Us Chartering the Seawind 1160 Lite from Whitsunday Escape[…]
READ MORE: SKY POND (Part 1) >> The starboard engine stopped dead at 3 a.m. in the South Java Sea while I was on watch. A physical inspection of the plastic, transparent diesel tank showed it was completely empty while the gauge showed 50 litres remaining. Further scrutiny of the water gauge proved that the Read more about SKY POND (Part 2)[…]
On March 3rd, 2016 My husband, Carl and I took ownership of our new Seawind 1160 Deluxe in a little bay at the mouth of the Saigon River, with our destination set for Darwin, Australia. We spent ten years preparing for this event – our escape from the day-to-day redundancy of work and land life Read more about SKY POND (Part 1)[…]
An interesting story from Eric and Pam Sellix… Who are we? We’re too old people from the USA who have become full-time live-a-board cruisers 24/7/365. We are both in our seventies, having bought our Seawind in 2009 when we were both 65. How did we get there? The how we got there is much harder. Read more about Cruising a Seawind 1160 – How we got there![…]
“The design, from top to bottom is amazing, with exceptionally functional layout and fittings, some great sailing minds have obviously been engaged.” Dear Richard, Mike and Brent, I am writing to let you all know how much we are enjoying The Pearl, our Seawind 1160 Lite, that we have owned for just over 6 months. Read more about THE PEARL that we have owned[…]
With so many options available, how did you decide upon the Seawind 1160? We shopped every catamaran in the 35 – 40’ range; new and old; and nothing met our needs like the Seawind 1160 Lite. First and foremost, she is a sailboat, but one we can comfortably live on and that has features we Read more about Choosing the perfect cruising catamaran[…]
Through the new Seawind 1160 Resort, some exciting new businesses have opened – delivering their owners a great return on investment, but also the opportunity to work doing what they love. Here we wanted to feature 2 businesses that receive rave reviews from guests, and deliver a sustainable and growing business model – indeed some of these businesses already have another boat on order!
City of Darwin Cruises, and their 1160 Resort KURU has been an instant success. One of the first new 1160 Resorts ordered, KURU is featured in our 1160 Resort video and comes perfectly equipped to explore Darwin Harbour and the region. City of Darwin Cruises offer “a unique eco-sailing and history experience of Darwin” but they also run corporate events, weddings, and kids parties.
Eco-tourism is a buzzword in today’s charter market, but with a new Seawind 1160 RESORT that’s not just hype – the boat can come equipped with a revolutionary electric drive system that eliminates emissions and helps your business show the natural environment, without contributing to harming it. Electric propulsion isn’t just an environmental issue – it’s an economic one as well. Day charter catamarans see a lot of use in an active, busy business. Fuel consumption is an important consideration. And, when financing a catamaran for business purposes, it could be important to shift those costs away from ongoing running costs in the form of fuel.