Four cabins with two in each hull, or three cabins with the entire starboard side allocated to the owner’s berth. PLEASE… do a video, couple beers and get serious, lets talk mono vs multi.. and why a southernly 48 or 58r (or whatever its called) have been ruled out. With a large amount of bench space, deep double stainless sink, three burner stovetop, 130L front-loading fridge, and 90L top-loading freezer, this is a practical cruising galley. Therefore, we’re giving the Seawind 1600 6/10 for this category. Caractéristiques générales du Seawind 1600. Your email address will not be published. The outside dining area is smaller than many boats we have seen of this size. If you are single handed, you can use the remote buttons for this central winch to pull up the main, and the self-tacking jib unfurls nicely when you come off the wind. We look at the following as part of our assessment: The hull is reinforced with kevlar and carbon and as such is exceptionally strong, stiff and light. so bottom line is, if sailed responsibly, catamarans seems to be equally safe, with some speed advantages, and some storm potential disadvantages, but clearly after 5 years.. you feel more advantages than dis? Retractable rudders aft are easily removed if you want to go really shallow. Her large cockpit is fully cover with a raised hardtop, has a cockpit table and seating which adjoins both the starboard helm station and galley through a … What I forgot to mention was the… Sleep ability. To port you have a big U-shaped sofa with a coffee table that folds out into a dining table: there’s plenty of space for entertaining. The separate showers have 2 meters, standing headroom, and the thoughtful opaque windows in the ceiling illuminate the area well but, most importantly, provide privacy from those on deck. Seawind 1600: A Comprehensive Review. Last, but certainly not least, the nav station is truly excellent, with all necessary monitors and controls, unobstructed visibility of both sails as well as almost 360° views. Used Boats for Sale | Seawind 1600 Catamaran | A highly optioned Seawind 1600 on the maket for a quick sale due to the pandemic. This makes moving about on top much easier and safer, especially when offshore. The latter provides exactly the opposite: excellent visibility, particularly useful when docking up, but poor protection. (But if you need further instructions, you can find them here). The outstanding visibility makes the saloon suitable and safe for being on watch during poor weather. Draft (varying draft due to daggerboards and retractable rudders): from 8’6″ / 2.6m to 2’1″ / 0.54m. With a thoughtful design such as a recessed daggerboard that doesn’t impede in the interior or deck and a minimalist interior, this catamaran suits the sailor who wants to be able to make fast passages while in comfort. They moved their yard to Vietnam to become more competitive on costs, and this stylish 52 footer sets the new standard – it’s a completely new design from iconic supermaxi designers Reichel Pugh. It will depend on what you go for I guess. The mechanism for operating these is in the cockpit for ease of use and safety. so that’s maybe an extra consideration. We loved this catamaran and, as you can see in the video, got really quite excited by this one. Racing laminate Main and Jib with additional Code-0, Spinnaker, and storm jib, Comprehensive B&G navigation pack + 2nd autopilot for redundancy. The furling line runs in a tube along the port side of the boat – very neat. JS SCREENSHOT - The navigation station is located up and forward on the starboard side. The Seawind 1600 is no exception. Model. This catamaran has twin helms with 2 double seats that are positioned underneath and outside of the coachroof, giving you the option to helm protected or unprotected. We like the way that you can throw open the large windows between the cockpit and the saloon. The Seawind 1600 is an out and out performance cruising catamaran that is targeting speeds in the high teens and even over 20 knots in the right conditions on a broad reach. It also has retractable rudders as well as daggerboards, the latter of which are recessed into the hull. Now, YOU can submit your scores, which you can do via this link! All necessary lines run back to the cockpit, and the winches are all electric and placed sensibly around the cockpit, making sail trim and adjustments exceptionally easy. Those rudders will slide in a hinged carbon housing which you can get to from the sugarscoops. It is built with the latest techniques using a composite construction, and a great effort is made to save weight, making this catamaran fast and practical. By using our website you consent to all cookies in accordance with our Cookie Policy. While both provide valuable insight, these are really two completely different boats (even just based on size and price point alone). Visibility is great for a 52 foot boat. The owner’s shower room includes the heads, and my only minor complaint is there’s no screen on the separate shower (same in the guest shower room). The galley itself is ideal: U-shaped so there’s some protection in a seaway, plenty of bench space and cold storage, and big, deep double sinks with grouted corion. If you want to get from A to B safely at Speed, the Outremer 51 has to be on your shopping list. There’s plenty of workspace around each engine with all systems and service points above the bilge level.