Leopard Catamarans Blog

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,"...

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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...

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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...

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One Year and 17,000 Nautical Miles on a Leopard 58

Jun 19, 2018

Owner Stories, Leopard 58

Second Wind is a newly built Leopard 58 with a home port of Valletta in Malta. Launched in January of 2017, she has been used extensively by the live-aboard owners while completing three successive Atlantic crossings, clocking over 17,000...

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Preparing for an Atlantic Crossing

You can never be too prepared. Isn't that the truth? This is especially true when it comes to preparing for a month at sea. How does one properly assemble for this voyage? Preparations and planning is months in the making. Outfitting your yacht,...

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Leopard 48 Owners Upgrade to a Leopard 50

Apr 25, 2018

Owner Stories, Leopard 50

There is no denying that Randy and Lennie of SV Happy Together have got it figured out. They work hard and they play hard. Life is all about balance, isn’t it?

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Leopard Owners Form Lifelong Friendships

Feb 23, 2018

Owner Stories, Leopard 48

When a freighter ship of brand new Leopard Catamarans arrives to the states with our newest yachts, they are brought to our docks in Fort Lauderdale, Florida where they are then commissioned, sea trialed and prepared for handover.

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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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Leopard 40 Owner Completes an Atlantic Crossing 

Sep 06, 2017

Owner Stories, Leopard 40

There is no such thing as a weekend when you live on a boat,” Leopard 40 owner, Eel, explains, and we would have to agree. There is nothing quite as liberating as knowing that you could go anywhere in the world at the drop of a hat. 

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The Best Blogs from Leopard Owners 

Aug 11, 2017

Owner Stories

We are lucky to have a community of Leopard Owners who are good sailors, better adventurers and the best bloggers. And thanks to the power of the internet, we can watch our owners live out their dreams! 

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Leopard 40: The Perfect Couple's Cruiser

Apr 04, 2017

Owner Stories, Leopard 40

It was love at first sight.

Well, love and fate. Fate brought us to this Leopard 40, and our love for this boat provided us with the best cruising vacation we have encountered during our two short years of marriage. I suppose you can say we are...

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Homeschooling Family Lives Full-Time on a Catamaran

Aug 02, 2016

Owner Stories, Leopard 48

Have you ever wanted to quit your job, sell your house, purchase a boat and sail around the world? Sure, us too! Which is why we were thrilled at the opportunity to chat with Greg and Mel Burnett. They are the proud owners of “The Amazing Marvin”...

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Owners Love the Leopard 40

Jul 12, 2016

Owner Stories, Leopard 40

Years of design and development have brought us to the newest sailing catamaran to grace the Leopard fleet. Every detail of the Leopard 40 has been carefully constructed and the owners are proudly reaping the benefits. This cat has proven to be...

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15 minutes of fame for 1500 miles to windward

May 08, 2016

Owner Stories, Leopard 48

Being in the sailing industry, you tend to meet some extraordinary people-- our Leopard family is full of them. And Florida-based sea lovers Randy and Lennie Smith are no exception.

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Leopard 48 Owner Reviews

Aug 08, 2015

Owner Stories, Leopard 48

Simonis Voogd and Robertson and Caine have hit a sweet spot with the Leopard 48. Multiple owners report that as soon as they saw the 48, their boat search came to a sudden halt. She's big enough for comfort, large accommodations and ample...

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Leopard 48 DALA Finishes First in ARC Europe Rally Across the Atlantic 

Jun 02, 2015

Owner Stories, Leopard 48

Albert Levy, his first mate, Joelle, and expert crew Richard, arrived in Horta on Sunday after just 11.5 days crossing from Bermuda to the Azores. They finished the 1800 NM passage nearly 24 hours before the next boat.

Albert and Joelle are...

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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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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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