How to Safely Set an Anchor
We all know that novice sailor who stays on anchor watch all night the first twenty times on an overnight anchorage for the simple fact that they can’t sleep. We also know the seasoned sailor who drifted on anchor while peacefully asleep, only to wake up to the sound of a crash.
Dropping anchor for a quick swim off of a center console with outboard engines is a much different experience than ensuring your yacht is secured for an overnight anchorage. What raises the stakes is when you are on a catamaran with inboard engines and you would like to get a good night's rest during your overnight anchorage.Read more
Leopard Owners Form Lifelong Friendships
When a freighter ship of brand new Leopard Catamarans arrives to the states with our newest yachts, they are brought to our docks in Fort Lauderdale, Florida where they are then commissioned, sea trialed and prepared for handover.
Brand new boat owners will typically find themselves surrounded by new neighbors who are also new boat owners while they are living aboard their yacht in Leopard’s marina slips. And what we have learned from meeting these owners is that it is inevitable that friendships will form.
Yachting World Germany Nominates the Leopard 45
The Leopard 45 has been considered for Boat of the Year by Yachting World Magazine in Germany. The sea trials to put this boat to the test are taking place from 17-19 October 2017 out of Port Ginesta, Barcelona with journalist from all over Europe.
Behind the Scenes in Bimini, Bahamas
Have you ever wondered how much time and effort goes into getting that perfect shot? The shot that can bring our yachts to life in a single image. Well, for starters, you can’t go wrong with catamarans in a post-card paradise.
Leopard Catamarans just recently did a shoot in Bimini, Bahamas with the three newest members of our catamaran family. Early mornings and long days are all a part of the job, but when you are surrounded by a turquoise paradise on a gorgeous new catamaran, the lines between work and play can get blurred. For the production crew, it was certainly more work than play, but the idea behind this shoot was for the photography crew to stand by and let the perfect shots unfold naturally.
We spent three days shooting, plus a day reserved on the front and back end for travel. For details on the full itinerary of our Leopard Catamaran photoshoot, keep reading!Read more
9 Essentials for Cruising in Comfort
One of the most exciting things about purchasing a yacht is getting to outfit your boat with all of the creature comforts that are available to help sailors relax while sailing the seven seas. Of course, the minimalist approach is something to be respected, and if that is your choice of accommodation, we have all of the admiration in the world.
For the rest of us who dream of passages made in a fully-equipped yacht, continue reading to find some of our recommended essentials for cruising in comfort.Read more
Canadian Yachting Reviews the Leopard 45
"Leopard’s builders, designers, and global team focused on the following words to drive the design and construction: Continuous innovation, comfort, performance, elegance, and passion." Since the debut of the Leopard 45 at the Annapolis Boat Show last fall, she has continued to impress everyone who has been fortunate enough to sail her.
The author of this article, Katherine Stone, provides readers with an excellent detailed description of the Leopard 45's layout, interior, exterior and systems.
The Leopard 45 is Among the Elite
Leopard 45 awarded Boat of the Year by Cruising World Magazine
CLEARWATER, FL – The Leopard 45 was making big waves in the catamaran industry even before she was formally launched. But once she made her debut appearance at the United States Sail Boat Show in October, it was evident that she was well worth the wait.
The Leopard 45 is Featured on Skipper On Deck
Performance and perfection sum up what people are saying about the new Leopard 45.
You don't want to miss this feature article written by Yachting and Sailing Magazine, Skipper On Deck!
Introducing the Leopard 45
CLEARWATER, FL – Leopard Catamarans is proud to announce the arrival of the new Leopard 45. She will make her world debut at the Annapolis Boat Show, in October 2016. With naval architecture by Simonis & Voogd Yacht Design, and with exterior and interior design by the world-class team at Robertson and Caine, the Leopard 45 Sailing Catamaran builds on the best attributes of the current Leopard range.