Leopard Catamarans Blog

A Family Plans for Circumnavigation

May 13, 2015

Owner Stories, Leopard 48

For Guyon and Ali Moseley, who bought a Leopard 48 and expect to spend two years living aboard and circumnavigating with their three middle school aged boys (pictured here with additional family crew for their Tortola to Bermuda passage), the...

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Two Leopard 48s Departing Tortola with ARC Europe Rally

May 08, 2015

Owner Stories, Leopard 48

Two Leopard 48s are set to depart Nanny Cay, Tortola mid-day tomorrow with the World Cruising Club's ARC Europe Rally. The next stop for Albert Levy's DALA and Guyon and Ali Moseley's WIDAGO will be Bermuda, 850 NM away. After that, they'll be...

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Cape Town to Brazil on a Leopard 48

Mar 25, 2015

Deliveries, Leopard 48

Arnaud Savignat, Leopard European Sales Manager, took a month away from the office this winter to get to know his product even better. Arnaud, who is in his 6th year working for Leopard Catamarans in Nice, joined a delivery crew aboard a Leopard...

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Cape Town to Auckland on a Leopard 44

Jan 29, 2015

Deliveries, Leopard 44

Captain Kirsten has skillfully completed another transoceanic delivery for us, bringing a Leopard 44 through the upper roaring 40s (highest southern latitude almost 49°S, south of Tasmania), a snowstorm, and heavy winds and seas. Transoceanic...

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Leopard 40 Launch Footage and Interviews from Cape Town

 

The launch of a new model is an exciting time for the designers, architects, builders, production supervisors, and everybody else involved in the creation of the yacht. The experts in Cape Town show their excitement in this interview series,...

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Owner Report: Leopard 44 in Kilifi, Kenya

Oct 23, 2014

Owner Stories, Leopard 44

My wife and I currently use our L44 for family and safari friends on short outings here in Kenya. Being from a safari background, we love to fish, snorkel and explore off the beaten track [Piers] areas as much as possible. With her shallow...
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Spotlight on the Leopard 44

Jul 19, 2014

Owner Stories, Leopard 44

When she was launched in 2012, the Leopard 44 won Boat of the Year honors from both SAIL and Cruising World, an achievement rarely made by one model. Interestingly, as a true testament to the all-around success of the model, the various judges...

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Leopard 39: Owner Reviews

Jun 24, 2014

Owner Stories, Leopard 39

Now that the Leopard 39 has been on the market for some time, our owners have accumulated some longevity of experience aboard their boats. There's no better time to reach out to them for some reviews, especially since we have a Leopard 39...

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Owner Report: Choosing the Leopard 39

Jun 16, 2014

Owner Stories, Leopard 39

Leopard 39 owners Tony and Maria take us through an interesting comparison between a Leopard 39 and a similar size model from another builder. This comes to us from a couple with more than 40 years of sailing experience! Thanks, Tony and...

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First Cruise: Sailing the Mediterranean on a Leopard 48

May 21, 2014

Owner Stories, Leopard 48

One way to get to know your new boat: sail it home. Professional captains often handle the trans-ocean delivery of a new vessel from the factory in Cape Town. But taking the opportunity to sail coastal waters for the final leg of the trip can be...

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Delivery Skipper's Report: Leopard 39 on the Southern Ocean

Oct 28, 2013

Deliveries, Leopard 39

A good skipper and a good boat are not phased by challenging conditions!

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Delivery Skipper's Report: Indian Ocean Crossing on a Leopard 44

Jul 24, 2013

Deliveries, Leopard 44

Earlier this month, skipper Kirsten N. tied up to a dock in Australia after 56 days at sea. She had just completed her task of safely delivering a Leopard 44 from Robertson & Caine's factory in South Africa to the boat's buyer in Sydney. Consider...

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