Leopard Catamarans Blog

Matt and Jordan Owner Profile: Planning & Prep Shall Set You Free

Sep 22, 2020

Owner Stories, Boating Tips

If they ever make a movie about Jordan and Matt’s seagoing adventures, it might be called Planners of the Caribbean.

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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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12 Things I Learned While Cruising

Apr 29, 2020

Owner Stories, Boating Tips

The 12 things that I learned while I was a full-time live aboard are equally applicable to my life back on land, by John Millard. 

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18 Ways to Beat Boredom with Kids at Sea

Apr 17, 2020

Boating Tips

When it comes to boating, there are a lot of different activities to partake in when the weather permits. But what can you do inside of your boat (and for many your home) when the waves are crashing and the rain is pouring? Having young children...

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A Beginner's Guide to Boat Shows

Apr 09, 2020

Boating Tips

Being new to the marine industry, I had no idea what to expect when attending my first yacht show. My coworkers could never seem to give me a direct explanation of what it was like or what it entailed. It was a "see for yourself" experience. Lots...

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The Best Anchorages of 2019

Mar 02, 2020

Boating Tips

Every Leopard skipper is an adventurer. The Leopard life plays out on a never-ending course of personal exploration, enrichment and fun. As you plot out 2020, take a moment to look over this list of the highest-rated anchorages of 2019, as...

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November Cooking Feature - Thanksgiving on a Boat

Nov 18, 2019

Boating Tips

For those of us on boats, the holidays tend to look a little different than they did on land. Maybe there’s a rum punch in your hand instead of a pumpkin spice latte and maybe you’re gallivanting around in your cut-offs and flip flops instead of...

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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...

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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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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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Best of the Bahamas - Exumas

Jun 04, 2018

Boating Tips

Leopard Owners love the Exumas! And what's not to love? Discover blissful beaches that are uninhabited and isolated. The Exuma Cays are surrounded by prosperous reefs and first-class dive spots. Luckily for you we are going to reveal the best of...

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Best of the Bahamas - Eleuthera

Apr 12, 2018

Boating Tips

At this point in your Bahamas sail shakedown you will be eager for even more islands offering an array of activities. If you are looking for diversity, look no further than the skinny island of Eleuthera! At the widest point of this island it is...

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Best of the Bahamas - Abacos

Apr 03, 2018

Boating Tips

To continue our series that is all about the beautiful Bahamas, we bring you part two of five— Abacos. Made up of two main islands, Great Abacos and Little Abaco, as well as their offshore cays, these jewels are a paradise for sailors, divers and...

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Best of the Bahamas - Bimini

Mar 27, 2018

Boating Tips

Imagine that you have just taken ownership of your new (or new to you) catamaran in South Florida. And what better way to put your yacht to the test than to take her for a sail across the Gulf Stream and to the Bahamas? More often than not, this...

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How to Safely Set Anchor

Mar 15, 2018

Leopard 45, Boating Tips

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...

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