Leopard Catamarans Blog

Sales Tax on a Boat: Can You Avoid it?

Dec 01, 2020

Boat Buying Process, FAQ

Trying to navigate what the best options are, as they relate to taxes and registering your new yacht can be a difficult feat if you are new to boating. Uncle Sam's rules vary state by state and we are here to shed a little light.

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Learning to Sail: What is the difference between RYA and ASA?

When you decide to pick up a new skill or hobby, there is no doubt that you will want training and lessons to build up your confidence and skill set. And when it comes to sailing, it is no different. Many new sailboat buyers have little...

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A Yacht Insurance Primer for First Time Owners

The following article is designed to provide prospective yacht owners with an overview of the yacht insurance process. It should in no way be considered guidance. As detailed below, owners are advised to consult with an experienced marine...

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A Step-by-Step Guide to a Smooth Handover in Cape Town

Jun 15, 2020

Boat Buying Process

If you know a little about Leopard Catamarans, than you know we are proudly build in Cape Town, South Africa at the Robertson and Caine Factory. A very common question among clients and potential clients are questions relating to a Cape Town...

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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...

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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...

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Top 7 Multihull Boat Shows

May 01, 2018

Boat Buying Process

You are ready to take the plunge. Or you aren't. Whether you are on the ten year plan or the ten month plan, it does not matter. We all have to start our search somewhere. And for a large percentage of boat buyers, you start your online research...

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Join Us in Miami 

This February the Miami International Boat Show will be the place to be! For the first time ever we will be showcasing our entire fleet of Leopard Catamarans in one place, including that all-new Leopard 50. Be one of the first people to see the...

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Handing Over a Leopard Catamaran 

It has been six months since we first had the opportunity to speak with Owen and Miranda about their journey to find the perfect boat.

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Lessons Learned: A Couple in Search of the Perfect Boat

Have you ever wanted to know what the process of buying a yacht looks like? The idea that there is a “right way” to find your perfect boat is a false notion. Every journey is different and every buyer is different. Some of the happiest yacht...

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The How-To Guide to Christening a Boat

So you are the proud new owner of a yacht. You have the name picked out and she is officially in your possession. So what now?

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