Leopard Catamarans Blog

Monohull Sailors Find Fulfillment in a Multihull

Oct 24, 2019

Owner Stories, Leopard 45

Plan A was to lead a conventional life on land. Plan B was to navigate around the world. Plan A was to navigate the world in a 65ft monohull, Plan B was to navigate in a Leopard Catamaran. All of life’s events leading up to now indicated that their...

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Cooking Across the Sea

Oct 18, 2019

Owner Stories, Boating Tips

What happens when a craving for a specific food strikes when you’re sailing? In a word, you work with what you have. At least, that’s what Brooke Bass did when she was hungry for Chinese food while she and her husband, Barrett, were cruising along...

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One Life, Sail It!

Sep 19, 2019

Owner Stories

“The Sea, once it casts its spell, holds one in its net of wonder forever,” said legendary undersea explorer Jacques Cousteau. And there is so much wonder in the vast blue space that spans over 70 percent of our world’s. It is believed that, above...

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Setting Sail for an Early Retirement at Sea

Aug 22, 2019

Owner Stories

Bob and Melinda Curtis are counting stars. They’re also counting down the five years until Bob can retire early at the age of 55, when the couple can explore vast blue waters on their Leopard 45. Both he and Melinda have worked for many years for a...

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Product Profile: Leopard 50

Jul 12, 2019

Product Details, Leopard 50

From the initial design phase until the splash of the first hull, all hands involved in the creation of the Leopard 50 have a genuine passion for the product and it shows.  By maximizing the onboard area, she is the perfect catamaran for guest...

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Hurricane Plan 101: Insurance Requirements

Jun 21, 2019

Boat Buying Process

Hurricane season is upon us and if you own a boat, you will need to devise a comprehensive storm plan. The sooner you do this, the better. Generally, your marine insurance company will require that you submit a Named Storm Plan. What this plan does...

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Dining on a Boat: Recipes for the Galley and the Braai

Jun 11, 2019

Boating Tips

Cooking on a boat has its challenges. For example, your oven may not be as large as the oven in your kitchen on land, and you have to keep the oven vented and hope the wind doesn't put it out. You might not be familiar cooking on a propane stove...

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Designing the Perfect Helm Station

Jun 04, 2019

Product Details

When attending a boat show or looking at manufacturer’s pictures online you may not get the full experience of how it feels to sail the boat in real life. Real sailing is understood on that dark night time watch from 2am to 5am, when you are sitting...

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Selecting the Right Tender

May 28, 2019

Boating Tips

You've bought your boat. But now you need a boat for your boat. A yacht tender is a vital part of any yacht-- it is your ticket to freedom. 

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Leopard 40 Owners Cross the Atlantic

Apr 15, 2019

Owner Stories, Leopard 40

The amount of time was exactly one year. The moment Francesco and Yuka put the pen to the paper, confirming the deposit on their Leopard 40, they had one year to plan their exit strategy. "We needed time for preparations, which was paramount," they...

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Owner Reveal and Test Sail of the Leopard 50P

It was the trip of a lifetime for these two-time Leopard owners. Sailing the first ever performance version Leopard 50 in 40 knots of wind, visiting the production facilities of the Leopard 50, and revealing the first Leopard 50P in Cape Town were...

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Launching the Refreshed Leopard 45

Feb 26, 2019

Product Details, Leopard 45

Keeping true to the standard of the Leopard brand and our strong desire to continually innovate, in addition to taking into consideration the feedback that we have received from our customers, we were eager and excited to launch the refreshed...

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Happily Ever After on a Leopard 45

Feb 06, 2019

Owner Stories, Leopard 45

Ben and Nancy met seven years ago, and they have been enjoying every moment of life together ever since. 

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Two-Time Owner Sails a Leopard 50 for the First Time

Dec 11, 2018

Owner Stories, Leopard 50

The Leopard 48 was a catamaran unlike any other. The award-winning yacht was popular with nearly every type of cruiser out there. Many people wondered if this sailing catamaran was  even replaceable. What we learned at the 2018 Miami International...

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Powercat Cruising in a Bahamian Paradise

Nov 27, 2018

Leopard 51 PC, Team Leopard

Having lived in Florida my entire life, and with the ability to hop on a short, hour long flight to the Bahamas, you would guess that this Sunshine State local would spend weekends in the beautiful sands of Bimini or in the gin-clear waters of the...

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The Perfect Powercat for Family Time

Nov 21, 2018

Owner Stories

One of the most rewarding parts of my career in Yacht Sales Marketing is gaining the opportunity to meet our different yacht owners. There is something amazing about meeting families who make the most out of their time together by getting out on the...

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Your Guide to Engine Features and Batteries on Catamarans

Oct 30, 2018

Leopard owners all have different plans and ambitions with their sail or power catamarans. Some take their yachts on extensive travels, others stay closer to shore. The most important part of travelling farther away is being able to get your engines...

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Around the Point: A Sunshine State of Mind Delivery

Oct 05, 2018

Deliveries, Leopard 43 PC

If you have spent years delivering power and sail cats on their own bottom from Cape Town to the Caribbean and Florida, then perhaps delivering a Leopard Powercat from Fort Lauderdale to Tampa might sound more like a vacation to you and less like...

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Caribbean Cruising on a Leopard 45

Sep 25, 2018

Leopard 45

After 13 gallons of sunscreen have been applied, when the Pusser's Painkiller Rum starts to wear off, while I can still feel the rolling of the waves as I come back down to earth, and while my sea legs are still activated, I can't help but reminisce...

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The Relationship Between Leopard and The Moorings Explained

Aug 23, 2018

Product Details

It is a question that I am asked all of the time. How are The Moorings and Leopard Catamarans related?  And what are the similarities and difference between the two brands? In this post I will give you all of the details you need to understand the...

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