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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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Solar Power Catamaran may visit Cape Town

Tweet The world’s largest solar powered catamaran, PlanetSolar, could visit South Africa in an attempt to avoid any potential run-ins with Somali pirates which operate near the Red Sea (the projected last leg of it’s world trip). Almost 102 feet in length it will travel the world powered only by sunlight. The catamaran recently made […]

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Leopard 38 climbs above competition at Asia Boating Award Ceremony

Tweet At the recent Gold Coast Hong King Boat show in May, 2010, the Leopard 38 won Asia Boating Award for Best Production Multihull. Built by Robertson and Caine and designed by Morrelli & Melvin, there are now over 800 Leopard catamarans sailing the world today. Common Leopard Catamarans features include, high powered engines, electronics, […]

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Beautiful sailing video of Nexus Catamarans in Cape Town

Tweet These guys sure know to make videos! Nexus Catamarans is a builder of high quality catamarans based out of St. Francis Bay, South Africa. South Africa is one of the top three builders of catamarans in the world today and it’s easy to see why in this video.  Mark Paarman is the force behind […]

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