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2014 African Cats FastCat 445 Vector-K

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FastCat 445 U-shape seat
FastCat 445 saloon
FastCat 445 U-shape kitchen
FastCat 445 navigation
FastCat 445 bar area
FastCat 445
FastCat 445 starbord hull
FastCat 445 vanity
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FastCat 445 steering
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Boat Description

The FastCat 445 is building in basalt, carbon, twaron aramid, and PVC foam with epoxy resin infusion and design by Angelo Lavranos and Gideon Goudsmit. This Luxury complete cruising catamaran has 2/3 cabins with separate bathrooms and shower.

 




Boat Details
Beam 24 ft 6 inMax Draft 4 ft 1 in
Draft Board/Drive Up 4 ftDry Weight 16800 lb
Max Seating Capacity 8Hull Material Fiberglass
Hull Shape CatamaranFuel Capacity 53 gal
Length at Waterline 42 ft 7 inLength on Deck 44 ft 7 in
Length Overall 44 ft 7 inCabin Headroom 6 ft 9 in
Freeboard 4 ft 9 inNumber of Heads 2
Holding Tank Size 14.70 galWater Capacity 80 gal
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Detailed Specs
Max Bridge Clearance 70 ftNumber of Berths 2

Sail away specifications


Sail away specification:

Hull, deck and Bulkheads

Dry laid-up construction using multi layers of Quad axial basalt roving, Twaron aramid under waterline and partial Carbon reinforcement in hull deck and bulkheads (Carbon hull optional)

Epoxy Resin and other highest grade material with the VECTOR-K infusion process

Divinycell Closed cell foam for strength and minimal weight

Heavy duty marine foam on critical structure bulkheads for added strength and stiffness

Carbon reinforced fitting areas for rudders, keels, mast, chain plates and deck fittings

Forward and Rearward water tight compartments with horizontal bulkheads

Balanced carbon fibre Spade rudders with anodized aluminium rudder stock and Jefa bearings

Low aspect ratio keels, reinforced for beaching with Carbon Fibre and Aramide oroptionally hydraulic swing boards.

Copper Coat anti fouling in delivery cost.

 

DECK FITTINGS, stainless steel grade 316:

Bow pulpits with seats push pits on stern

Brackets for two life ring buoys and bracket for overboard light

Stanchions and stanchion bases

Swim ladder

Grab rails on coach roof sides

Double guard wires (Dyneema)

 

DECK EQUIPMENT: Harken opt.

2x Primary winches on console Holmatro 44ST

2x Secondary winches forGenoa53 ST

1x winch Holmatro48ST for Halyards (electric optional)

Tracks, cars, jammers and blocks by Harken and BSI

10 x Aluminium mooring cleats

 

SAFETY EQUIPMENT:

Basic safety equipment: flares, first aid kit and 2 life rings 2X escape hatches in forward bathrooms

Automatic engine fire extinguishers

6 life vests

2 safety harnesses

3 fire extinguishers in hulls and saloon

1 fire blanket

Safety webbing Dyneema on deck, saloon and between hulls

1 safety buoy

 

PLUMBING:

6x Automatic electric bilge pumps

Hot water system 20 litres

Self draining cockpit

Pressurised hot & cold deck shower 2x ultra silent sensor max pump

2x 50 L Black water systems with tanks

 

HATCHES AND WINDOWS:

8 Hatches and 8 Port lights

Lexan Marguard windows

Lexan/ foam double entrance door

GRP locker lids: 3x foredeck, 2x cockpit

 

RIGGING:

7/8th fractional rig

Aluminium mast and boom supported by single spreaders, intermediate and cap shrouds (Carbon rig optional)

2x single point reefing lines luff pendant

LED Navigation lights and VHF antenna

Stainless inner outer and front stays

Spectra side stays and Dyform front stay

Lazy jacks

Double purchase main halyard

 

SAILS:

Fully battened main, 3 reef points, 10,3 oz high quality Dracon

Roller Furling Genoa high quality Dracon

Storm jib (9m2)

Stack pack with lazy jack

Sheets and control lines

 

COCKPIT

Stainless steering wheel leather covered

Instrument console

2x Storage lockers

Helmsman's seat for 2 with storage

 

MAIN SALOON:

Cloth upholstered cushions (optional Leather)

Storage modules in seating area

Basalt and veneer dining table and seating for 8 to be lowered for extra king size bed (Electric version optional)

Spray painted finish

All lighting dimmable LED

 

GALLEY:

2 Burner propane stove and oven

Stainless steel double sink

Pressurised h