Garcia - The Explocat 52, the new alumium catamaran by Garcia Yachting

Renowned for its expertise in ocean-cruising yachts building, with more than 300 units sailing over the world, Garcia Yachting expands its offer with a new model of catamaran, aluminum structure and composite coach-roof, the Explocat 52.

Garcia Yachting Explocat 52 

Developed in close cooperation between the naval architect Pierre Delion and Garcia Yachting, the Explocat 52 is a seaworthy, safe and comfortable boat, designed for Tropics and High latitudes sailing. 

Based on the experience acquired by the shipyard with the Exploration monohull range, this new unit features all qualities for long-distance cruising. 

The circumnavigators will find all the key specifications they expect. 

High latitude and long-distance cruising ready: 

  • Garcia Yachting Explocat 52 

    Aluminum hulls and structure
  • 2 crash-boxes and watertight bulkheads
  • Optimum, centralized weight distribution
  • Watertight door between saloon and forward cockpit
  • High bridge deck clearance
  • A clear and simple deck plan to be easily operated by a short crew

With the comfort of a catamaran and even more: 

  • Forward cockpit with direct and flush access from the saloon
  • Side boarding gates in the aft cockpit
  • Insulated hulls and floors
  • Double glazed windows
  • 2,05 m and more headroom everywhere
  • Large storage areas in the cabins and sail lockers
  • Large water and fuel tanks capacity (800 L of each)

Garcia Yachting Explocat 52 

In addition to the 2 versions of layout, the aluminum structure allows the shipyard to adapt and customize the interior to the owner requirements. 

Either 3 or 4 cabins version, the Explocat 52 offers to demanding sailors, for private or professional use, a high level of reliability, comfort and seaworthiness in all latitudes. Far from the mass production compromises, each Explocat 52 will be unique to perfectly match her owners sailing program. 

We invite you to come and meet our team at the International Multihull Boat Show in La Grande Mode from the 13th to 17th April 2016. 

Spécifications : 

  • Garcia Yachting Explocat 52 

    Shipbuilder: Garcia Yachting
  • Architect: Pierre Delion
  • Overhall length: 16.30 m
  • Hull lenght: 15.85 m
  • Beam: 8.5 m
  • Sail area upwind: 167 m²
  • Draft: 1,5 m
  • Air draft: 25.5 m
  • Engines: 2 x 75 hp
  • Fresh water: 2 x 400 l
  • Fuel capacity: 2 x 400 l
  • Displacement: 19t

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