The Leopard 43 is a popular cruising catamaran. The well thought out, comfortable design, and ability to sail short-handed makes an ideal blue-water cruising boat. Built with a high standard of construction, they are good value for money on the used catamaran market. DESIGN – INTERIOR & EXTERIOR The Leopard 43 is a comfortable and reasonably fast passage maker able to be sailed short-handed. Based on the award-winning Leopard 42, the Leopard 43 is designed by Simonis and Voegd and built by Robertson and Caine, a large South African builder. These catamarans were built in two configurations, one for owners and one for the charter market. The owner’s version, called the Leopard 43 has three cabins and three heads. While
Leopard got it’s start in 1994 when South African boat builder Roberts and Caine partnered with charter company, The Moorings to build charter catamarans. Due to the popularity and durability of the catamarans built by Roberts and Caine, the Leopard Catamaran brand was formed in 2000. Leopard Catamarans builds spacious and durable cruising catamarans that are ready for coastal and offshore sailing. More than 1,000+ Leopard Catamarans have been built and used around the world in The Moorings, Sunsail and Footlooses extensive charter fleet. Prices for a Leopard Catamaran vary from $150+ for a used Leopard 38 to 1.5M+ for a Leopard 58. For prices of a new Leopard please contact Leopard Catamarans or an authorized Leopard dealer.
The recently redesigned Leopard 40 sports an increased interior volume and modern interior layout. A unique saloon to bow access door gives easy access for sunbathing and chilling out on the deck. With a bright and uncluttered design and a helm with excellent visibility, the Leopard 40 provides the safety expected for the bluewater lifestyle in a comfortable package. DESIGN – INTERIOR & EXTERIOR Designed and built by South African firm Robertson & Caine and along with Naval Architects Simonis-Voogd, the Leopard 40 attempts to set a new standard for cruising catamarans. Based on customer and owner feedback, the most recent Leopard 40 has a redesigned configuration. As an evolution of the Leopard 39 design, the increase in hull volume,
Winning the Boat of the Year Award in 2013, the Leopard 48 set new standards for cruising catamarans by not only offering a large floor plan but also twin cockpits with its sleek design. By launching the Leopard 48 in replacement of its most successful 46-footer, the catamaran company incorporated the feedback received from yacht sailors and paid close attention to improve the seaworthiness of the vessel. DESIGN – EXTERIOR & INTERIOR The Leopard 48 catamaran is a product of South African builder Robertson and Caine and naval architects Alex Simonis and Voogd. DECK Boarding the Leopard 48 from the wide transom platform is easy and comfortable. First witnessed in the Leopard 44, the twin cockpits of the Leopard 48