Flash Catamarans launches its new high performance catamaran, the Flash Cat 52 Sailing. This boat is designed by renowned French naval architect Erick Lerouge, ensuring maximum comfort and the best performance with minimum weight. After years of experience building power catamarans, Flash Catamarans discovers his latest project, a high-performance sailing boat.
The Flashcat 52 Sailing will be built in the Flashcat shipyard. Flashcat group have built their own boats for over six years, and now they are made in their newly opened shipyard located in Valencia (Spain), with the best professionals and modern equipment.
Besides the convenience offered by large volumes, this high performance catamaran will navigate at speeds hitherto unknown for most cruising catamarans. These and other advantages are due to the new Flash Cat 52 Sailing is made from the finest materials, which enable outstanding performance.
The Flash Cat 52 S is built in epoxy / carbon by vacuum infusion, enabling a better finish of the vessel. In addition, various parts of the catamaran hull is Kevlar, and others, such as rigid bimini, reinforcements, mast, bow and transom gennaker bowsprit are made of carbon. Furthermore, the fact of using a very light carpentry enables optimal performance. Thus, reducing the weight of the catamaran, achieving greater speed and reducing fuel consumption. Also, Flash Catamarans offers the option to build the mast and boom in carbon, as best suits your needs.
It is scheduled to launch in autumn 2013 and will be present in major European shows autumn.
Model - Flash Cat 52 Sailing
Shipyard - Flash Catamarans (Valencia)
Designer - Erick Lerouge
Country - Spain
CatCE - A
Length - 15,8
Beam - 8,6 m.
Draft - 1,22 m.
Movement - 7,5T
Mainsail - 93m2
Headsail - 58m2
Number of beds - 8 + tripulación
Standard Motor - 2x 40hp yanmar