Our boat.
Light Weight 46 power cat.
Derived from the successfull Lightwave 45 sailing Cat. It has bulbs added to the bow for additional flotation and wave dampening. An extended and fattened stern to take the 2 x Volvo 160 engines & a raised Helm.
Our hulls are sleak and fuel efficient, combined with its low weight of only 10 tonne fully laden its very fuel efficient. Its large foot print of 14me x 7.4me gives it a low centre of gravity and excellent stability & combined with a high bridge deck clearance its a comfortable live aboard blue water cruising craft. We carry up to 1600 lts of fuel.
Top speed is 20 knots ..fast cruising 12.5-15knots, slow cruising 8 knots. Range at fast cruising is 550-700nm & slow cruising 1600nm. Electonics & Radar via Raymarine 120E & equiped with forward twin scope sonar.We have 700 a.h. of batteries, 3 solar panels & a 6.5kva auxcillery generator . We carry 500lts of water & use a 115lph water maker. Communication is via boosted mobile ph, VHF, long range HF & Sat phone.
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