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2012 African Cats GreenCat 605 Hybrid GM

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GreenCat 605  U-shape kitchen
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GreenCat 605 Double bed starboard
GreenCat 605 hull starboard
GreenCat 605 double bed port side
GreenCat 605 hull port side
GreenCat 605 master badroom with dubble sink
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GreenCat 605 Dyneema trampoline
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Boat Description

African Cats launched the first GreenCat 605 designed by Simonis-Voogd in September 2012 in Durban South Africa.

This luxury- comfortable performance 61ft. cruising catamaran is build in carbon with twaron reinforcement and has an empty weight of only 14.000 kilo’s. The construction materials used are resin infused epoxy in combination with Carbon, Twaron, Nomex and Divinycell foam ans is spray painted with 2 K paint in order to keep the weight as low as possible. She has Twaron/ Kevlar protection both on the inside and outside of her hulls from the waterline down, since this yacht will operated in areas with coral.

 

The GreenCat 605 Green-Motion with the retractable propulsion system drag is minimized so high cruising speeds are expected.

She is equipped with hydraulic operated swing keels and the minimal draught is only 1.20 meter (4 Ft). With the swing keels and retractable motors lifted she can be beached.

 

Besides the two 20 kW electric Green-Motion retractable motors that can generate while sailing, this GreenCat 605  has a bimini that is equipped with 8 x 300 Wp solar panels and the carbon mast has a 400 W wind generator mounted on top to supply energy to all electric  equipment.


This GreenCat 605 has 4 cabins with king sized beds and bathrooms en suite. In one of the cabins a small operating theatre installed is since this GreenCat will be used in the South Pacific Ocean to give medical aid on remote island.




Boat Details
Beam 31 ftMax Draft 7 ft 5 in
Draft Board/Drive Up 4 ftDry Weight 34172 lb
Max Seating Capacity 10Hull Material Composite
Hull Shape CatamaranFuel Capacity 132 gal
Length at Waterline 58 ft 2 inLength on Deck 61 ft 5 in
Length Overall 61 ft 5 inCabin Headroom 7 ft 6 in
Freeboard 6 ftNumber of Heads 4
Holding Tank Size 15 galWater Capacity 132 gal
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Detailed Specs
Max Bridge Clearance 89 ftNumber of Berths 4

Dimensions

Designer                           :Simonis Voogd/ Goudsmit

Overall length                    :18,75 m / 61 ft 5 inch

Waterline length                :17,75 m / 58 ft 2 inch

Beam                               :  9,48 m / 31 ft 1 inch

Draft                                 :1,20 - 2,30 / 4 ft - 7,5 ft

Mast height of DWL           :27,60 m / 90 ft 6 inch

Displacement                    :15.500 kilo / 34.172 lbs

Payload:                           :7000 kilo/ 15.432 lbs

Sail Area                           :233m2/ 8228 sq ft (Mainsail 134,6 m2, Genoa 98,5 m2)

Engines                            : 2x 20 kW electric motogen with Green-Motion

                                          option 2 x 40/ 50 hp diesel sail drive

Berths                               : 4x 2, up to 10 berths

Equipment

MAIN SALOON:

  • Leather upholstered cushions
  • Storage in seating modules
  • Freezer under saloon seat 
  • Electric basalt dining table and seating for 10 to be lowered for extra king size bed
  • All Lighting dimmable LED
  • Stereo radio CD player with speakers in saloon and cockpit

GALLEY

  • Induction electric stove
  • Electric oven  and  microwave combination
  • Dishwasher
  • Fridge-Freezer
  • Double basins with Stainless steel sink
  • Pressurised hot and cold water
  • Coocker 40 liter
  • Seawater tap
  • Large working areas
  • Corian work surfaces rails and fiddles
  • Storage in 4 drawer and 2 cabinets
  • Locker below oven

CABINS 4 TOTAL , with each:

  • King size double bunk with split mattress 2.20 X 1.80
  • Ample shelf space and hanging locker and huge storage area under bunk 1000 litre.
  • Cabin and reading lights (LED)
  • Marine toilet lightweight electric.
  • Stainless steel wash basin and shower with pressurised hot and cold water
  • Separate shower with integrated shower grate and sump
  • Vanity dual cabinet with mirror’s
  • Corian in bathroom for the floors and sink bases
  • Aluminium anodized handrail and towel rail

ELECTRICS

  • Engine start batteries Lightweight 60 AH
  • 100 ah Alternator on each engine
  • Ships load batteries (12V) AGM 4 x 150 AH total 600 AH
  • CAPI2 bus power distribution system with circuit breaker panel switches
  • Battery isolator switches
  • Ceiling, reading and neon lights in each cabin
  • Bathroom neon lights
  • LED spreader Deck light and Cockpit light
  • 12 or 24 volt outlets in each cabin, chart table
  • LED navigation lights for energy saving deck light and steaming light
  • LED night light lighting thu out dimmable
  • Solar vents in Bathroom, cabins and saloon
  • DC 150 Volt generator (option)

SAFETY EQUIPMENT

  • Basic safety equipment: flares, first aid kit and 2 life rings
  • Automatic fire extinguishers in engine rooms
  • 3 fire extinguishers in hulls and saloon
  • 1 fire blanket
  • 6 life vests
  • 2 safety harnesses
  • Safety webbing Dyneema on deck, saloon and between hulls
  • 1 safety buoy

Green-Motion retracrable propulsion System

  • Electric 2 x 20Kw retractable motogens
  • 1x 144 to 24 volt 30 amps converter
  • 10 amps shore charger 230 ac-144 dc
  • 2x LCD screen for amperage, volts, rpm and temperature
  • 12x 160 amp 25.2 volt lithium ion batteries in series
  • 2x hydraulic actuators
  • 4 blade high efficient propellers on retractable legs,
  • Swinkeels hydraulic, inspection possible from aft deck (option)

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
  • Double guard wires

DECK EQUIPMENT:

  • 1 x Secondary winches 54ST
  • 4 x Manual winches Holmatro 60ST for Halyards Electric
  • Harken Batt car system
  • Tracks, cars, jammers and blocks by Harken and BSI
  • 10 x Aluminium mooring cleats
  • Recessed chart table with chart stowage
  • Instrument console with navigation on starboard and port side
  • Removable panels for access to electrical installation
  • Compass inside and outside on starboard and port
  • VHF radio
  • Tridata & Wind instruments
  • Active radar detector deflector
  • Search light 4 way remote
  • Carbon fiber davits with lines and blocks
  • Outside shower with warm and cold water 2x

 

BUILDING MATERIAL

  • Dry laid-up construction