Users' questions

Are Privilege catamarans good?

Are Privilege catamarans good?

Privilege Catamarans has been around for close to 30 years, and in that time the yard has gone through the usual ups and downs. That said, cruisers looking for a well-built, high-end catamaran will not go wrong with a well-maintained used Privilege 435.

Where are Privilege catamarans made?

Les Sables-d’Olonne
Privilege Catamarans have been hand-built at Les Sables-d’Olonne, France since 1985 and are now part of the Hanse Yachts group of companies.

Who makes privilege?

Privilege is owned by three shareholders including Gilles Wagner, who is at the shipyard permanently. The brand has changed ownership over the years. It was initiated by Philippe Jeantot in 1985 with Jeantot Marine Shipyard in Les Sables d’Olonne.

How long is a Privilege 585 catamaran?

Total length: 17,82 m. L.W.L.: 16,76 m. Beam: 9,25 m. Standard draft: 1,75 m.

What is a luxury catamaran?

A Privilège is more than just an elegant, individually tailored sailing catamaran. A Privilège is a statement: the statement to enjoy luxurious life beyond coastal borders. Its refined hull design ensures superb stability and comfort making Privilège catamarans the most enjoyable place on the sea.

Do Seawind Catamarans have Daggerboards?

And this approach conveniently maintains the aesthetic of the stunning Reichel Pugh design. The daggerboard lifting mechanism is run to the cockpit, so there’s no need to rush forward and then cross the boat to raise the boards.

What’s better monohull or catamaran?

Catamarans are usually faster than monohulls, particularly on downwind runs, reaches and broad reaches. It’s less tiring to sail a catamaran than it is to sail a monohull. Sailing flat has definite advantages. If you are into SCUBA diving, carrying tanks and all the assorted equipment is much easier on a cat.

Are catamarans good Bluewater Boats?

Catamarans for example, have seen a huge growth over recent years. They offer acres of living space, easy access to swim platforms and dinghies, and are ideal for tradewind sailing on bluewater routes.