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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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...

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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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Changing of the Tides: How One Family Returned to Life on Land

May 13, 2020

Owner Stories

You can take the couple out of cruising, but I can guarantee you that you won't take the cruising out of the couple. After having the opportunity to get to know sailing dreamers and achievers, Jenn and John, I can say with confidence, once a...

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How One Powercat Owner Started a Multihull Trend

'There is always a different explanation for how each of our yacht owners decided to buy a Leopard Catamaran. For the owner of Arrgh Boat, a Leopard 43 Powercat, Ron Buck and his wife followed the path to ownership in a way many of our owners do....

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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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The Tropicool Family is Defining Adventure

Apr 22, 2020

Owner Stories

What is cooler than being cool? Tropicool. And the Tropicool family gives the word "cool" a whole new meaning. 

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Setting a Course for Every Season

Mar 19, 2020

Owner Stories

 

Glenn and Trista have some seasonal patterns. Summers are spent in the water, winters over the snow. Fall and spring come and signal transition, resting periods filled with meticulous planning and preparation for the coming season. This is...

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Finding a Home in All the Edges of the Map

Jan 22, 2020

Owner Stories

There’s nothing quite like a Category 5 hurricane to remind you what’s important in life.

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In Search of the Unfamiliar

Nov 24, 2019

Owner Stories

For Jason and Nikki Wynn, saying yes to the next adventure isn’t a question anymore. After three years of living full time on a Leopard 43 Sailing Catamaran, and many years before that traveling overland in their RV, finding new opportunities to...

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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...

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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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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,...

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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...

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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,"...

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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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