Leopard Catamarans Blog

Captain Confidence: Turning Closing Day Jitters into Seamanship Success

You went to a boat show, just to look, but then something crazy happened—you ended up buying a boat! For those of you who threw caution to the wind, congratulations!

My husband and I ordered a Leopard 42 catamaran at the Annapolis Sailboat Show in...

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Leopard Catamarans Owner Flotilla Recap: 2023 Abacos, Bahamas

Aug 17, 2023

Owner Stories, General news

It was a week that we will never forget! This year's Owner Flotilla hosted a total of 15 catamarans-- both sail and power -- in the Abacos Islands of the Bahamas. Set in paradise, with an amazing group of owners, the second annual event was the...

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Ask a Leopard Owner with The Adventure Crews

Aug 10, 2023

Owner Stories

Introducing Cole and Emily Crews, the dynamic duo behind The Adventure Crews. This young couple is on a journey to explore the world by water aboard their sailing catamaran.

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Ask a Leopard 50 Sailing Catamaran Owner: Tony Ebeyer

Jun 13, 2023

Owner Stories, Leopard 50

Since taking delivery of Leopard 50 Sailing Catamaran DRACARYS in September 2021, Tony has come a long way-- nearly 15,000 miles! And he has some free advice for anyone who dreams of cruising the Caribbean but doesn’t know how to sail: Go for it.

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Leopard 50 Wins Regatta Hat-Trick

May 05, 2023

Owner Stories, Leopard 50

As if you needed any more reason to love the Leopard 50 Sailing Catamaran, this world-class cruising yacht has just firmly secured its place as a sailing and performance multihull by taking home the win in all three of the Caribbean’s major...

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Ask a Leopard Owner with Leopard 45 Sailing Symphony

The past two years have changed life in ways big and small. In the case of the Rogers family, the change was big-- really big. Over the past 18 months, this adventurous couple has gone from knowing nothing about sailing to being the live-aboard...

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Sailing Family of Six Pursues a Life Less Ordinary

Jan 10, 2022

Owner Stories

Happy days are here again! Unless you are a member of the Fothergill family, of course, then happy days have always been here for this family of six. Or at least since 2017 when they decided to cast the lines on their conventional(ish) lifestyle and...

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A Life of Freedom for Mike and April

Oct 07, 2021

Owner Stories

Taking the time to focus your attention and finances on the things that matter the most is generally why people choose a minimalist lifestyle. And for Leopard Catamaran Owners, Mike and April, what matters the most to them is spending time together...

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From Fighting Fires to Flying Jibs: Soulmates Set Sail on a Leopard 45

Aug 19, 2021

Owner Stories

It is said that when you finally meet your soulmate, they will bring on a feeling of complete euphoria. The part of your brain that's associated with addiction lights up because falling in love releases dopamine, the hormone responsible for reward.

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Ask a Leopard Owner with SV Thick Chick

Aug 13, 2021

Owner Stories

This Key West-based couple is currently keeping stress at bay by “sailing the world one island at a time” on their Leopard 40, SV Thick Chick. As you read this, Steph and Marji are cruising, where their biggest worry is whether today’s underwater...

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Leopard 45 Owner Profile: First He Conquered the World, Now He Sails It

Jul 13, 2021

Owner Stories, Leopard 45

Joshua Mann was the quintessential young man in a hurry. Now he’s ready to slow down — sorta.

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Ask a Two-Time Leopard Owner & Three-Time Ocean Crosser: Jonathan Zuk

May 19, 2021

Owner Stories, Leopard 45

Jonathan Zuk has jammed a lot of sailing experience into the past few years. Since learning to sail in 2016, the successful entrepreneur has owned two Leopards — a 40 and now a 45 — cruised more than 30,000 miles, and crossed the Atlantic three...

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Meet the Bou Crew Aboard SV Jubilee

Apr 21, 2021

Owner Stories, Leopard 48

Sailing time means family time for this crew. Most of us spend our time daydreaming about selling it all to adapt to life at sea, but rarely does anyone act on those dreams. Unless of course, you are the Bou Crew! Meet this fascinating family of...

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22 Questions for Two-Time Leopard Owners

Mar 30, 2021

Owner Stories, Leopard 45

Owning a cruising catamaran on the Chesapeake for years is a dream to so many. But what if life dealt you a hand that provided the ability to own a second one, and you could relive the dream all over again? That is just the situation that new...

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The Family That Cruises Together, Stays Together

Jan 11, 2021

Owner Stories, Leopard 45

When the Wiggins family — Keith, Alex, and their daughter Dannii —decided to chuck their traditional lifestyle in Sydney, Australia to become full-time cruisers, they didn’t have far to go.

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Family of Four Makes Their Dream a Reality Aboard a Leopard 45

Dec 28, 2020

Owner Stories, Leopard 45

In the beginning it was just a dream, a conversation. Driving near their home along the Southern California coastline, Andy and Marina (aka: Maki) were watching boats sail around Dana Point. Andy remembers, "Marina looked at me and asked 'Do you...

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Lifetime Partners in Work and Play: Kevin and Elizabeth's Owner Profile

Oct 28, 2020

Owner Stories, Leopard 50

If ever a couple was built for the close-quarters intimacy of full-time cruising, it’s Kevin and Elizabeth King. These Leopard 50 owners have walked through life side-by-side since infancy.

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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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Catamaran Cruising the South Pacific During Pandemic

Sep 14, 2020

Owner Stories

Setting sail for three years in the pacific aboard a Leopard 50 sounds like any sailors dream. But as we know, when it comes to sailing, things don't always go exactly as planned. After months of planning Leopard 50 owner, Mr. Wong, set sail for a...

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The Reality of Cruising with Sailing Wolfpack

Jun 08, 2020

Owner Stories

Sometimes it's rum punches and sunsets, and sometimes it's spare parts and blown gaskets. Full-time cruising is a work and reward type of lifestyle, but any cruiser will tell you, the reward far outweighs the work. 

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