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Catamaran & Multihull Store

Tweet Catch up on the latest catamaran books, products and accessories related to South African multihull sector including navigation, sailing, education and boat building.

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Gunboat 66 Catamaran: “SugarDaddy” Saves The Day At Fanning Island

Tweet Many visitors will remember Gunboat Catamaran’s famous 66′ build, “Sugar Daddy,” a past winner of the Heineken Regatta in the Caribbean. Owners Bruce and Nora Slayden took their prized possession on an ocean “wanderlust” with a bunch of their family to the North pacific — the first GunBoat to venture into this sprawling ocean. […]

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Catamaran Posters

Tweet Check out our hand-picked selection of catamaran sailing posters. Plus, we also have beautiful photographs of Cape Town, Langebaan, Durban, Knysna and more. If you would like to showcase your poster or painting on — let us know — we are just an email away! Buy Posters at

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Tim & Susan Mahoney cross Atlantic on Knysna 480 catamaran

Tweet Tim and Susan Mahoney recently completed a 6,000 mile trip from Cape Town to the Caribbean putting their Kynsna Catamaran 480 “Flamingo” through some serious stress-testing including reaching speeds of 19.6 knots while sliding down the face of a big ocean wave. Tim and Susan Mahoney are the Catamaran Marquee International dealers for North […]

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105ft Racing Trimaran Eyes Cape To Rio Race in 2011

Tweet The Royal Cape Yacht Club reports in their May 2010 newsletter that the legendary Cape 2 Rio Race scheduled for January 2011 has already generated 14 requests for entry forms including interest from Oman Sailing and their 105ft racing Trimaran, Majan. Named Majan, after the ancient name for Oman, Oman Sail’s new flagship, reportedly […]

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Luxury Power Catamaran Charters in Cape Town – The Pride of Dean Cats

Tweet While South Africa is not considered the world’s top catamaran charter destination, it undeniably offers some of the most dramatic sailing landscapes and spectacular settings — especially Cape Town. Tigger 2 Cape Town Charters takes full advantage of these natural selling points by adding luxury catamaran cruises to the mix aboard two separate 50-foot […]

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Sabbex appoints Jason Bell as Project Manager

Tweet The South African Boatbuilders Export Council (SABBEX) has recently announced the appointment of Jason Bell as new Project Manager for the group. He takes over from Veda Raubenheimer who stepped down as CEO to focus attention on her work for CTBi and the soon-to-be-established National Boating Association. She had been with the Export Council […]

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Namibian Catamaran Day Charters in Walvis Bay

Tweet It’s interesting to see catamaran charters slowly spread through Southern Africa. Sun Sail Catamarans (No relation to Sunsail in the U.S) offer daily dolphin cruises out of the Walvis Bay Lagoon, Namibia. The cruise takes place 2 hours before sunset and explores Bird Island and Seal Colonies at Pelican Point. Oysters and Champagne are […]

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Lila-Lou’s “Curvelle: Giant luxury Catamaran

Tweet Ok, we could not resist including this item, even though the connection to South Africa is slightly nebulous. LILA-LOU, a yacht design studio based in London, recently released details of their 33-meter motor catamaran: the Curvelle 33X9. This is the same firm that built 8 penthouses in Cape Town, South Africa. Their website states […]

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The Maverick 400 shines again at SABBEX award ceremony

Tweet The South African Boatbuilders Export Council, SABBEX, reports in their May 2010 newsletter that Rudi Pretorius of Maverick Yachts was awarded the Best Sailing Craft for the Maverick 400. This is the second consecutive win for the model. The ceremony took place at the 2nd Annual African Boating Conference, hosted at Crystal Towers Hotel […]

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