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ARCHIVED CATAMARAN NEWS - JAN-AUG 2008
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Price Reduction: 38' Lagoon Catamaran
Released 8/29/2008

2007 Lagoon Catamaran 38', has been reduced to $335,000

Charter Specials at Newport Boat Show
Released 8/29/2008

Book a Lagoon 440 on display at the Show and SAVE!

Price Reduction: 47' Privilege Catamaran
Released 8/28/2008

1998 Privilege Catamaran 47', has been reduced to $423,000

Knysna 440 Performance & Sheer Elegance
Released 8/28/2008

Top of the line construction and Performance meets excellent layout and Interior design.

Price Reduction: 31' Twin Vee Catamaran
Released 8/26/2008

2005 Twin Vee Catamaran 31', has been reduced to $133,000.

Price Reduction: 41' Hunter Monohull
Released 8/25/2008

2006 Hunter Monohull 41', has been reduced to $265,000

ANOTHER SUCCESSFUL SEASON!
Released 8/25/2008

Thank you all for a Wonderful Season!

Price Reduction: 41' Hunter Monohull
Released 8/25/2008

2006 Hunter Monohull 41', has been reduced to $265,000.

IN-STOCK LAGOON 500'S
Released 8/22/2008

No Need To Wait

Introducing Grace Wrobel
Released 8/20/2008

Active Charter-Lagoon 500's and 420's Whole or Partial Ownership.

Price Reduction! 48' Charter Cats SA Catamaran
Released 8/20/2008

2004 Charter Cats SA 48' Catamaran "Toucan Tango" has been reduced to $275,000.

Share in the Wealth!
Released 8/18/2008

Active Charter-Lagoon 500's and 420's Whole or Partial Ownership.

All-Inclusive, Crewed Luxury Charters
Released 8/18/2008

Experience a truly, worry-free vacation from your own private air-conditioned cabin with en-suite bath, on a luxurious Lagoon 440 sailing catamaran.

Price Reduction! 60' Custom Built Catamaran
Released 8/18/2008

1998 Custom Built Catamaran "Sea Sea Rider" has been reduced to $695,000.

Global Marine Team Keeping You On Course
Released 8/15/2008

The Global Marine Team is made up of a team with years of on water experience and technical backgrounds. With the combined efforts of Mike Carlson and Brian Hermann you can be assured that your experience is in the hands of two dedicated brokers.

Charter Broker Monthly Update
Released 8/15/2008

Dear Charter Brokers, The Catamaran Company would like to thank you for your continued support throughout 2008. Welcome to our monthly update specially designed for you.

Venezia 42 Combines Luxury & Performance!
Released 8/13/2008

This is not just another catamaran. "TIKI" is a Fountaine Pajot with all the gadgets and ready for sailing.

This Week's Price Reduction!
Released 8/13/2008

2001 PDQ 42 "Koa Kai" has reduced it's price!

New Listings!
Released 8/12/2008

1998 Lagoon 410 "Brio" and 1986 Custom Built 60' Catamaran "Carpe Diem" now for sale.

Take Advantage of Last Minute Discounts
Released 8/11/2008

Free days, last minute discounts and free a/c for any last minute charters in August! We have availability on three, four and five cabin Lagoons!

Newly Listed: 1986 Custom 60
Released 8/11/2008

“CARPE DIEM”, a new listing, located in Phuket, Thailand! Custom 60, 1986. Reasonably priced at 360K USD.

Newly Listed: 2000 Seawind 44
Released 8/11/2008

“BUSINESS CALLS”, a new listing, located in Cudjoe Key, FL! Seawind 44, 2000. Reasonably priced at 495K USD.

Newly Listed: 1998 Lagoon 410
Released 8/11/2008

“Brio”, a new listing, located in Grenada! Lagoon 410, 1998. Reasonably priced at 260K USD.

WE SUPPORT ST. MARY COLLEGE SAILING
Released 8/8/2008

Assisting as the check-in boat at the start of the Governor’s Cup, the Chesapeake Bay’s largest race, the Catamaran Company has again supplied a team and yacht for the beginning of this popular overnight race.

Price Reduction - 36' PDQ
Released 8/8/2008

Price reduction

SUPER VALUES IN PRE-OWNED CATAMARANS
Released 8/7/2008

Looking for a great catamaran deal? Waiting for the right catamaran at the right price?

New Lagoon 500 Sailing in From France
Released 8/5/2008

Predict the correct running time from Bermuda to Annapolis Boat Show, and win a FREE Catamaran Company hat.

Special Offer on Lagoon 380
Released 8/5/2008

Includes Free Composite Cockpit Top, plus a FL Keys orientation cruise. Buy your new legendary Lagoon 380 Premium, Hull # 536, and reap the benefit of over 500 Lagoon 380’s having been built.

Annapolis Boat Show: October 9th - 14th
Released 8/4/2008

The Catamaran Company will have the full line of Lagoons available for viewing including the Lagoon 380, 420, 440, 500, in addition to having a Lagoon 570 in the area for private showings.

Foxy's Cat Fight Regatta: October 26th - 28th
Released 8/4/2008

Every year around Halloween The Catamaran Company sponsors the annual Cat Fight Sailing Regatta that is hosted by the well-known “Foxy” and the West End Yacht Club.

Great Buys in Cruising Cats
Released 7/30/2008

The Catamaran Company offers the widest selection of mid-range cruising cats anywhere.

Let's Get You Sailing!
Released 7/28/2008

If you book a sailing course, charter, or offshore passage course before August 31, 2008 and decide to confirm a new Lagoon catamaran order for delivery anytime in 2008 or 2009, I will pay for your cruising course!

Antares 42 Mixes Performance and Luxury
Released 7/24/2008

“Koa Kai” is not just another catamaran, it’s a PDQ Antares 42 in immaculate condition ready to go sailing.

Newly Listed: 2001 Lagoon 380
Released 7/23/2008

“Sabastian”, a new listing, located in the British Virgin Islands! Lagoon 380, 2001, owner’s version. Cruise equipped and reasonably priced at 260K USD.

Still Haven't Had a Summer Vacation?
Released 7/23/2008

Time is running out to take advantage of last minute discounts, free days and now FREE Air Conditioning!

Repeat Charter Discount
Released 7/22/2008

Repeat customers earn 10% off 7-day charters or more.

New Listing: 2003 Fountaine Pajot Belize 43
Released 7/19/2008

Sleek, modern styling and thoughtful design features are hallmarks of the Belize 43 catamaran...

Hot Summer Deals are here!
Released 7/18/2008

During the summer one can often find great special offers on sailing vacations- including free days...

Lagoon 380 Boat Show Special
Released 7/18/2008

Do you like getting a better deal than the next guy? Now is your chance to get both a special deal on a new Lagoon 380 and the new factory hardtop bimini option...

2004 98' Azimut Leonardo - SOLD!
Released 7/17/2008

Congratulations to Brent Hermann of our yacht sales team, who recently put a deal together on a 98' Leonardo from Azimut; the ocean coupe sporting drive and impeccable style that also combines skillful optimization of available space.

5% Introductory Discount on L500 in Union Island
Released 7/16/2008

Nowhere will you find a discount on the world's most sought after catamaran other than in Chatham Bay, Union Island – Grenadines.

New Listing: 2001 Lagoon 410
Released 7/15/2008

Well-maintained and tested, 'Sentosa' is ready for adventure without having to leave any of your home comforts behind...

1999 Privilege 465 Reduced By Over $25,000
Released 7/12/2008

This Privilege 465 is a prime example of the comfort, balance, space and performance a catamaran can offer you. Now asking only $499,000, Bikini is a rare owner’s version that will accommodate 3 cruising couples or a large family with ease within her expansive 3 cabin/3 head layout...

Time is running out: 2007 Knysa 440 asking $560,000
Released 7/10/2008

The Knysna 440 luxury cruiser is also a very safe craft. Stable configuration, excellent handling ability, and vacuum-bagged construction make this the safest catamarans afloat...

Just Listed: 1998 Custom Power 90
Released 7/10/2008

’Sea Sea Rider’ is a well-maintained custom built Sportfish power catamaran available for showings in sunny Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. The owner is anxious to sell only so that he may move up to a larger catamaran....

$40,000 Price Reduction on a 2007 Lagoon 420
Released 7/9/2008

An opportunity like this will not last long! Originally listed at $559,000, this 2007 Lagoon 420 is now asking $519,000. 'Blue Water Bound' offers a 3 cabin/3 head layout that is doing well within our BVI charter fleet. To date, she has racked up over $40,000 in bookings, all of which may be transferred to her new owner immediately following the sale...

Turn-key Charter Opportunity: Comet
Released 7/8/2008

This luxurious 5 cabin/5 head layout has already earned close to $45,000 in charter bookings in the last 6 months. Contact one of our sales specialists today to discuss how you may convert all existing bookings into extra charter income to help defray the cost of ownership...

For immediate delivery: 2008 Lagoon 420 Diesel
Released 7/7/2008

You may have seen this Lagoon while surfing the web, but until you have stepped aboard this magnificent catamaran you haven't truly experienced its splendor.

2008 Lagoon 440 Speed Run to Annapolis

Released 7/4/2008

"Windance V", a 2008 Lagoon 440, recently completed its journey from Ft. Lauderdale, FL (17th street bridge) to downtown Annapolis 'spider buoy' platform in 4 days, 20 hours and 2 minutes. Included in this time was 7 hours spent 'ghosting'; lying a hull or waiting for massive storms in NC and VA to clear up...

Preparing to Sell Your Catamaran?

Released 7/2/2008

When you decide to sell your catamaran, there are several things you need to take into consideration in order to maximize what the final sale price will be...

Financing Your Catamaran + Extended Warranties Made Easy
Released 7/1/2008

Find answers to some of the most common questions regarding financing and warranties. Plus, view my top picks for the best deals in the catamaran market now...

Buy a new Lagoon and learn to Sail for Free*!

Released 6/27/2008

Purchase a new catamaran from me and I will provide 16 hours (four half days) of instruction and one month of free dockage at the Florida Keys Catamaran Center location in Key Largo. Catamarans are the most efficient boats out there, whether power or sail, and Key Largo may be the best place on earth to learn!

Pure pleasure or money-making machine?
Released 6/24/2008

It is not often that a four stateroom Lagoon 440 comes to market. Now "Sundance" and "Deborah Lee" have just listed with The Catamaran Company. These boats are well priced below replacement cost

Catamarans More Popular Than Ever

Released 6/10/2008

Todays economy is affecting everyone.  The catamaran market has never been so active, as we are seeing boaters from every facet of the boating industry coming to the Catamaran market, besides all of the obvious reasons, because of fuel prices...

Go GREEN with The Catamaran Company

Released 6/10/2008

By introducing the largest fleet of the Lagoon 420 to the Caribbean charter scene, The Catamaran Company makes a bold statement about its perspective on combating greenhouse gases and preserving the cruising grounds for the enjoyment of generations to come...

Own a Lagoon 410 or Leopard 38?

Released 6/10/2008

We currently have deposited funds for the purchase of both a Lagoon 410 and a Leopard 38! If you happen to own one of either, considered selling, and not listed your yacht yet, this is the time to contact John Anderson...

This Week's Latest Listings

Released 6/9/2008

This week a 2007 Lagoon 57 named "Kristina", a 2004 Lagoon 44 named "Moylin", and a 2001 PDQ 42 joined our expansive list of pre-owned opportunities...

A Good Choice Of Lagoons

Released 6/7/2008

Looking for a Lagoon but not sure which size or model? Don't worry, because you are in luck! Right now there is an excellent selection of all the current sized Lagoons on the used market as well as availability for new boats through The Catamaran Company...

New Lagoon 570 Available for Immediate Delivery

Released 6/7/2008

After what will be 8 years of production the fantastic Lagoon 570 will make way for the newly designed Lagoon 620. However, there exists a terrific opportunity to pick up the very last available new construction Lagoon 570...

Attention Buyers: For Sale By Owner Deals

Released 6/6/2008

If you're in the market for a deal, we have a range of pre-owned opportunities (from 27' – 51' feet) offered through our For Sale By Owner program that are worth taking a look at...

Latest Fleet Addition: 2009 Lagoon 440

Released 6/4/2008

The Catamaran Company grows its fleet this summer with the addition of the popular Lagoon 440 catamaran. Voted “Best Charter Catamaran 2005” by Cruising World Magazine, the 2009 Lagoon 440 is available for sailing vacations from our base in Tortola, British Virgin Islands...

Price Reduction: 2007 Lagoon 440, Caelestis

Released 6/3/2008

Don’t miss this opportunity to acquire a 3 cabin owner’s version Lagoon 440 at a remarkable value! This L440, launched in 2006 is easy to handle, has low hours and has never been chartered...

This Week's Latest Listings
Released 6/2/2008

A 2007 Custom 70' day charter catamaran named "Tortuga", a 1994 Voyage 40' named "Kwalu" and a 1985 Wormwood 43' named "Paper Doll" has just joined our web world...

Catamaran Company to exhibit in New Boat Show

Released 5/30/2008

If you're in the area and a Cat is in your future, please stop in for a visit at the 2008 Yacht Show at National Harbor June 5th-8th...

2009 Lagoon 570 "MA HA" Nears Completion

Released 5/30/2008

The construction of “Ma Ha” - a 2009 Lagoon 570 - is nearing completion at Groupe Beneteau’s custom yard, Constructions Navales Bordeaux (CNB). Photos of the catamaran’s progress at the factory were released recently and have been passed on to her excited owner...

The Yacht Show at National Harbor

Released 5/29/2008

While the first ever National Harbor boat show is geared more to large power yachts the Catamaran Company will display a new Lagoon 420 diesel in this premier venue. We are always looking to broaden our exposure so have taken this opportunity to join in at this outstanding location...

Latest Test Run of the TomCat 9.7

Released 5/28/2008

The thirty two foot TomCat is a Canadian built catamaran that is being marketed in Europe by Patrick Boyd Multihulls. The first one to arrive in the UK was shown at the Southampton Boat Show but has now been extensively modified to reflect European needs...

Need a Break from the Sweltering Heat?

Released 5/27/2008

We have availability on our Lagoon 570, Lagoon 500, Privilege 495, Lagoon 420’s Lagoon 380 and Power Cats and are offering some special summer deals for charters July 1-August 31...

Catamaran Buyer's Guide

Released 5/27/2008

Navigating the catamaran buying process can be a stormy course without being well informed. A good broker can help save you time and money in the process...

Catamarans for sale in Ft. Lauderdale

Released 5/22/2008

Newly arrived at our Fort Lauderdale docks are 2007 Lagoon 380 S2 Thomas Henri, 1995 Fountaine Pajot Venezia 42 Stray Cat, and 2006 Lagoon 440 Allison...

Lagoon 620 takes off
Released 5/21/2008

Development of Lagoon’s new 620, their biggest ever in production catamaran is well underway. Seven yachts have already been sold with the next available in Spring 2010...

My Top Five, Must-See Catamarans
Released 5/20/2008

This month Brent Hermann highlights a select list of boats he feels to be excellent buys in today’s market...

Want to Trade?
Released 5/18/2008

Sure we all would prefer to receive cash, but given the current environment and market climate that might not be possible. There are buyers and sellers out there who are prepared to consider trading their asset for your asset!

Come view the fireworks from a cat!
Released 5/15/2008

In the Caribbean, summer is always a steal. But this year, it may be even more appealing than usual...

Looking for Solitude
Released 5/14/2008

Located in the southernmost part of the Windward Islands of the Caribbean Sea, they consist of 32 islands and cays stretching from St. Vincent in the north, to Grenada in the south....

New Base: Chatham Bay, Grenadines
Released 5/12/2008

There is still a place in the Caribbean where great vacations are about winding down, gaining perspective and recharging your batteries. Here at Chatham Bay, Union Island, the water is a little calmer, the beaches a bit more secluded, and the escape, way more enjoyable...

Lagoon 440 Praised as one of the Best Cruising Boats Available
Released 5/12/2008

With almost 300 440s built since its launch three years ago, the Lagoon 440 has proven to be one of the most popular cruising catamarans in the world – and one of the most innovative as well.

BMW Oracle Racing Partners with VPLP for America's Cup
Released 5/8/2008

Oracle recently confirmed that the BMW ORACLE racing team will work in collaboration with leading French multihull designers Van Peteghem/Lauriot Prévost (VPLP) to develop a new design for the US syndicate’s America’s Cup duel against Swiss champions Alinghi...

Latest agoon 440 Trial Run
Released 5/7/2008

When the Lagoon 440 was launched in 2004 it caused something of a stir with steering and all sail and motor controls being placed in a fly bridge above the cockpit and saloon...


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