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Power multihulls have grown in popularity for the last decades. From the original power catamarans to the most recent innovative hybrid trimarans, the multihull market is constantly evolving and has a lot to offer for the years to come.
A motor multihull is the opportunity to sail a comfortable boat, easy to handle, easy to maintain with optimised outdoor living spaces. A powercat or a motor trimaran will seduce you for coastal sailing in areas with simple and short navigations, as well as if you are simply tired of having to manage the sails of your sailing yacht…
Discover our favourite selection of multihulls for this year and you are guaranteed not to go wrong!
Robertson & Caines: a solid range of power catamarans
Robertson & Caines is one of the world leaders in the catamaran market with its Leopard catamaran brand.
Founded in 1991 by John Robertson and Jerry Caine, Robertson & Caine Ltd has its production site in South Africa, in Cape Town.
It owes its leadership to the care it gives to every detail of its boats. Leopard boats offer refinement, comfort and performance.
Leopard power catamaran, for whom?
The Leopard will please those who want to make a reliable investment. They are very good units to put into rental management for those who wish to reduce the maintenance costs of their yacht.
In the Leopard powercat range, discover the Leopard 46, Leopard 43 or Leopard 53.
Leopard 43 Power Catamaran, Charter and Sale
The Leopard 43 PC is a 13m unit that can be found in 3 or 4 double cabin versions, with a fully equipped galley and a large flybridge.
You can rent this Leopard Powercat on bareboat charter : from €8,700 per week in the Virgin Islands, in Martinique from €7,500 per week or in the Bahamas, from €8,214 per week.
Leopard catamaran for sale
The reputation of the Robertson & Caine shipyard is well established and the quality of their yachts for over 20 years now proves it. You can find used Leopard catamarans from €680,000 or up to €1,500,000 for a new yacht excluding options.
WI Yachts’ opinion on Leopard Power Catamaran
In the Leopard range, let yourself be tempted by the Leopard 53 Powercat for its elegance and its large volumes. Voted best multihull of the year in 2020, it would be a well thought out investment!
Fountaine Pajot Power Catamarans: a very elegant option
The elegance, refinement and precision of Fountaine Pajot‘s boats are no longer in question. Designers and builders of boats since 1976, their know-how is unique and gives birth to exceptional yachts.
Fountaine Pajot Powercat, for whom?
For those who want to enter the luxury motor catamaran range, without committing to units that are too big and too expensive. Fountaine Pajot has managed production costs well and delivers quality yachts.
Fountaine Pajot motor yacht MY44
This yacht offers tremendous volumes equivalent to those of a 20 metre monohull. Its living spaces are breathtaking, with a large flybridge, a large saloon, a galley and cabins that offer privacy and satisfaction in impressive dimensions. The shipyard rebranded the MY44 to MY6 in 2021, to harmonise the names of the units in their engine range.
Charter a Fountaine Pajot MY44
Discover this motor yacht catamaran in a 3 double cabin version in various destinations:
From €5,800 per week from Athens, Greece, with skipper.
She is also available without crew in the BVI from $12,900 per week or on the French Riviera from €7,000 per week.
Fountaine Pajot Motoryacht MY44 for sale
WI Yacht offers for sale a second hand MY44 as new with all options for €895,000. She is an elegant yacht with unparalleled space for a vessel of her size.
|Price : € (approx. $) : € 895 000/ $ 1 012 850|
|Lenght : 13.4M|
|Version : owner version|
|Available in France|
WI Yachts’ opinion on the Fountaine Pajot Motor Yacht
The brand has made an effort to design the bows of its catamarans and has optimised the storage space and volumes to save space.
All in all, these PowerCats have comfortable relaxation and reception areas worthy of the most luxurious catamarans.
The Sunreef 60: a well balanced luxury Powercat
Sunreef is the world leader in the construction of custom multihulls. From the first drawings to the smallest finishing details each yacht is designed with the utmost care to offer you the perfect balance of comfort, safety and design!
Since 2002, the yachts have been built in Poland. Sunreef knows how to surprise with technological innovations, notably with their Sunreef Eco yacht, and the announcement of their motor trimaran: 210 Sunreef Power Trimaran, a mega yacht with more than 1000m2 of living space!
Sunreef Powercat, for whom?
Sunreef Power catamarans are versatile and modern motor yachts with a contemporary and sporty look. They are elegant and easy to handle luxury catamarans. Ideal for all types of groups. Prefer to hire a qualified crew to look after your yacht maintenance.
Luxury Sunreef Power 60
The Sunreef Motoryacht 60 is the smallest of the multihull motor yachts offered by the Polish yard. It is therefore a perfect choice for both bareboat and crewed sailing.
Rent a Sunreef 60 power catamaran
The 60 Sunreef Power OTOCTONE is an ultra-modern motor yacht offering exemplary sea keeping and a high level of comfort.
Otoctone can accommodate up to 8 guests in a large double cabin, two guest cabins and a twin cabin.
She has an extremely spacious saloon and large living areas.
Available from €30,000 per week + expenses in Italy.
WI Yachts’ opinion on the Sunreef power cat
Sunreef shipyard opens the doors to luxury aboard multihulls. The yachts are customisable and offer exceptional finishes. Let yourself be tempted if you are looking for a super luxurious floating hotel.
Lagoon: the leader shipyard with many worldclass power catamarans
Lagoon Catamaran shipyard is one of the world leaders in the construction of cruising catamarans. Designed by the famous designers Marc Van Peteghem and Vincent Lauriot Prevost, Lagoon’s reputation is well established.
The French shipyard builds its yachts using a composite vacuum infusion and injection method that guarantees their process.
Lagoon Motor Yacht, for whom?
Lagoon motor cruising catamarans offer luxury and comfort. Their silhouettes and shapes are harmonious and are therefore very popular for all sailors and boat lovers.
The Lagoon MY: Lagoon Seventy 8 and Sixty 7
The French shipyard offers us two Powercat in their power range. The Seventy 8 is the Lagoon flagship, over 24m long, with an elegant silhouette and luxurious spaces.
The latest revolution was the Sixty 7 with continuous open spaces linking the interior and exterior of the yacht.
Charter a Lagoon Seventy 8 Catamaran
Frenchwest Lagoon 78 is available for charter in the Caribbean from €50,000 per week. Version with 4 double cabins to accommodate 8 passengers comfortably with 3 crew members, discover the blue waters of the Caribbean aboard a Lagoon power catamaran!
Lagoon Seventy 8 for sale
Depending on the options requested, the price of a Lagoon motor catamaran starts at 4.3 million euros. If you wish to put your yacht under management to optimise its occupancy and reduce your annual maintenance costs, it is advisable to combine essential options and a professional crew used to chartering. Take professional advice.
WI Yachts’ opinion on the Seventy 8
Lagoon offers you one of the best luxury Powercat on the market: stability, volume, multiple living areas. It will surprise you with its richness of space. Think of fitting out your yacht in a practical way according to your use!
READ ALSO : Lagoon Sixty 7: a dive into Lagoon’s Latest Luxury Power Catamaran
Catana power catamarans: the Bali models are a good choice for families
The Catana shipyards have brought out the Bali brand, which is popular thanks to the layout of their rigid cockpit, which has a tilting door that opens up the outside living space to the inside.
Obviously the Bali brand has moved into power catamaran construction and has kept the codes and design that make the brand so successful on these sailing boats, notably that characteristic tilt and turn door.
The Bali 4.3 MY and the Bali Catspace MY
The 4.3 is recognisable by its resolutely modern lines, combined with a carefully selected choice of noble and classic materials. As for the new Catspace catamaran, it is the ultimate in cruising innovations. The shape of its hulls gives it excellent seaworthiness and it has an exceptional ease of movement in its very large spaces.
Both catamarans offer superb spaces where everything is designed for conviviality.
Bali 4.3 Motoryacht for charter
Discover the Aegean Sea on board a Bali 4.3 MY in a 3 double cabin version with professional skipper from €7,110 per week plus expenses.
The opinion of WI Yachts on the Bali MY catamaran
The design of the Bali motoryacht range from the Catana shipyards has been chosen to resemble the famous Trawler, a habitable vessel perfect for families wishing to spend time together. These are affordable vessels for first time buyers and those wishing to sail in less formal seas.
WI Yachts’ opinion on the Bali MY catamaran
The design of the Bali motor yacht range from the Catana shipyards has been chosen to resemble the famous Trawler, a habitable vessel perfect for families wishing to spend time together. These are affordable vessels for first time buyers and those wishing to sail in less formal seas.
Nautitech: an excellent range of power catamarans
Part of the success of the Nautitech yard lies in their ability to recognise the true spirit of a catamaran. They are redefining the open concept of life on board, combining the saloon and cockpit into one highly functional living space.
Their catamarans are built in Rochefort, France, known for its excellence in ship production. Nautitech motor yachts are designed and produced according to the most stringent standards that make up the shipyard’s know-how.
Nautitech motor catamarans, for whom?
Thanks to their robust, demanding and marine design, Nautitech is recognised as a brand capable of putting navigation at the heart of the sea experience. You will find the Nautitech 40, 46 and 47 Power Cat available for charter.
Nautitech 47 Power Cat
The best finishes have been given to this Nautitech multihull. Its performance is ensured by two engines known for their great reliability. It has all the necessary fittings for comfortable cruising in the sun, as well as enough power to reach 20 knots.
Available in 3 or 4 cabin versions, it combines comfort, aesthetics and performance.
Nautitech 47 Powercat for sale
Wi Yacht can offer you a used Nautitech 47 for sale in excellent condition!
|Year of built : 2020|
|Asking Price : 830 000 € (approx. $936 991)|
|Length : 12.2M|
|Version : 3 cabines|
|Available for viewing in France|
WI Yachts’ opinion on the Nautitech 47
This motor catamaran is based on the sail model. Its spaces are well optimised, and its performance is surprising for a vessel of this size. Overall it is a catamaran with a pleasant, efficient and powerful line. s
NEEL power trimarans: the cutting edge of the sustainable power trimarans
In 10 years, the Neel shipyard has designed trimarans that stand out for their quality of design and unique know-how. Their trimarans combine elegance, design and performance.
The Neel shipyard teams, always at the forefront of the search for performance and eco-responsibility, have embarked on the motor trimaran adventure at the beginning of 2021, with their Leen power cat range.
LEEN trimarans, for whom?
The LEEN trimaran range offers two models, the Leen 56 and the Leen 72.
These hybrid trawler yachts are equipped with an innovative and efficient propulsion system. The shipyard announces their reliability for offshore and coastal cruising.
Read also: Trimaran versus Catamaran: what are the differences
Motor Trimaran LEEN 72′
With its hybrid engine, its unique design and its ergonomics, it is part of this new futuristic trend in yachting which aims to make sailing more ecological and sustainable.
READ ALSO: LEEN 72 the future of hybrid trimarans is here
WI Yachts’ opinion on the LEEN trimarans
The Leen trimarans are a safe bet thanks to the know-how of the trimaran builder. The brand is mainly focused on safety and performance, making these boats ideal for all types of sailing.
The power catamaran or powercat market is developing in the nautical world in the same way as the vessels presented. The shipyards have been able to deliver fast and luxurious yachts for cruising. The engines have been improved for performance and autonomy, the noise of the engines reduced and the spaces offer hyper luxury multihulls / motoryachts!
Also noteworthy are manufacturers such as Hammer Yachts who are launching catamarans powered by very seaworthy outboards.