Seawind 1600

Published on Tuesday, 16th April 2019 - 12:42AM04/16/2019

Designed by world renowned naval architects Reichel Pugh, this 52 foot luxury catamaran is the perfect balance of cruising comfort and performance sailing. Using high end composite construction materials and techniques, the Seawind 1600 is pitched at the sailor who is looking for something a little extra. With simple sailing systems, twin protected helms and a large open cockpit space, this blue water luxury cruising catamaran sets the standard for offshore sailing.

As Seawind’s flagship performance catamaran, this blue water cruiser offers state of the art equipment and a world class luxury fitout. The 1600 interior will be offered in both “European” as shown above and “Traditional” finishes.


  • Overall Catamaran Length 51’ 8” / 15.74m
  • Waterline Length 51’ 6” / 15.70m
  • Beam 25’ 10” / 7.9m
  • Max. Draft – Dagger Boards Fully Down 8’ 6” / 2.6m
  • Sailing Draft – Rudders fully Down 5’ 3” / 1.6m
  • Min. Draft – Dagger boards & Rudders up 2’ 1” / 0.54m
  • Displacement – light weight 28,600 lbs / 13 tonnes
  • Underwing Clearance 2’ 4″ / 0.8m
  • Mast height above water 71’ 8” / 22.8m
  • Diesel Sail Drives 2 x Yanmar 57hp (43Kw)
  • Fuel 200 US gal (750 litres)
  • Fresh Water 155 US gal (600L)
  • Mainsail 1,080 sq ft / 100 sq m
  • Jib 478 sq ft / 44.5 sq m
  • Code 0 (Optional) 990 sq ft / 92.5 sq m
  • Asymmetric Spinnaker (Optional) 2,370 sq ft / 220 sq m


GENERAL: The Seawind 1600 is built to the highest standards of a luxury world-standard yacht of this size and type. Only very high quality materials & equipment are used throughout.

The overall aim is for a level of construction, workmanship, equipment, fitout and style that surpasses any other comparable 50′ catamaran available in the market at this price range.

Designed by world renowned Designers Reichel Pugh and backed by the 30+ year success of Seawind Catamarans in building high quality, cruising, performance catamarans, the 1600 takes its place as one of the worlds best performing high end luxury catamarans.


  • Finish: Full female moulded hulls & decks, exterior gelcoat finish with moulded-in non-slip surface on deck areas.
  • Hull & Deck Laminate: Vinyl Ester (Modified epoxy) resin infused laminate throughout. Composite PVC sandwich construction to Designer Reichel Pugh specifications. Engineering by Reichel Pugh to CE & ABYS Standards. Extensive carbon & Kevlar aramid reinforcements in specified areas. Bulkheads in high density PVC cored composite panels with vinyl ester resins. Chainplates and high load areas in carbon.


  • Clear anodised aluminium mast and boom. Double Spreader, 7/8 rig.
  • Standing Rigging – Stainless Steel 1 x 19 Dyform wire.
  • Halyards – Main halyard: 2:1 in 12 mm Spectra rope : Heavy duty shackle.
  • – Genoa halyard: 12 mm Spectra rope. Heavy duty shackle.
  • – Screacher halyard 2:1 in 12mm spectra rope. Heavy duty shackle
  • – Topping lift: 12 mm Double Braid. Heavy duty shackle.
  • – Spinnaker Halyard: 12mm Double Braid with snap-shackle spliced to end.
  • Boom outhaul.
  • 2 x mainsail single line reefing fitted with 3rd slab reef.
  • Mainsail control by winches on aft beam.
  • Fully battened mainsail. Luff adjustable batten end caps. Fibreglass sail battens ( 7 ).
  • Cruising mainsail cover with integrated lazy jack system.
  • Self-tacking headsail with headsail furler. Curved headsail traveller track with end stops. Control sheet to cockpit. Headsail sheets lead aft to cockpit near to steering stations.


Deck Hatches & Portholes ( 22 in total )

  • 2 x Foredeck hatches for front sail bin access 580mm x 580mm.
  • 2 x Forecabin hatches 510mm x 510mm
  • 2 x Saloon Hatches 510mm x 510mm
  • 2 x Underwing Escape Hatches 500mm x 500mm
  • 6 x Hullside opening portholes : Oblong
  • 2 x Saloon forward ventilation portholes.
  • 4 x Aft cabin ventilation portholes.
  • 2 x bathroom hull side opening portholes
  • Fibreglass Flush Mounted Deck Hatches:
  • Anchor winch & chain hatch – fore deck
  • 2 x Forward large storage hatches
  • 2 x Aft deck engine hatches 700mm x 700mm
  • 2 x Cockpit sole storage hatches 1160mm x 870mm
  • Cockpit under seat storage hatch
  • Cockpit gas locker
  • Companionway storage cupboard
  • 8 x Docking cleats. 4 Each side : bow, stern & amidships.
  • 2 x small cleats inboard transom for dinghy
  • All halyards & sail controls to cockpit.
  • 12 x Rope clutches
  • Mainsail Sheet winches: 2 x size 48 – 2 speed self tailing
  • Jib Sheet, main halyard and main reefs are controlled at main size 53 electric winch
  • Heavy Duty ball bearing blocks.
  • Mainsail Double Sheeting System.
  • Stanchions/Rails: High quality stanchions with double life-lines. Deck stanchions 600mm high for maximum safety.
  • Bow Pulpits with seating for 2 people
  • Synthetic lines across bow with pelican hook releases.
  • 2 x transom access gates with pelican hook releases.
  • 2 x side access gates with pelican hook releases.
  • 2 x coach roof hand rails
  • Aft swim ladder : pull out stainless aft swim ladder on starboard side


  • 2 x Steering compasses.
  • B&G: Log, speed, depth.
  • B&G: DSC VHF radio.
  • Alloy Forward beam. Adjustable pelican striker and cable.
  • Catwalk/longaron in foam-sandwich fibreglass and molded non skid finish
  • 1 x mooring self launching anchor roller integral into composite catwalk/longaron
  • Hinges covers to access anchor and bridle
  • Open weave trampolines.


  • Moulded cockpit sole with large sliding door to saloon.
  • Large sliding window access to saloon & galley.
  • Cockpit seating (upholstered) & cockpit table.
  • Hard composite Bimini top over cockpit. Mounted solar panels. Rain water catching system.
  • Non skid deck with water tight engine hatches with SS gas struts.
  • Overhead lights & courtesy step lights – all LED.
  • UV quality upholstered seating for 8 people.
  • Halyard pockets.
  • Walk up transom entry port & starboard.
  • Pull out SS Boarding ladder enclosed in transom.
  • Carbon fibre Davits with pulley system for Dinghy.
  • 2 x manual bilge pump flush mounted
  • 2 large under cockpit floor lazarettes with gas strut assisted hatches


  • Twin helm stations under aft corner of hard bimini. Upholstered double raised seats with backrests & footrests.
  • Polished Stainless Steel Steering Wheels 840mm dia.
  • Twin magnetic compasses.
  • Pedestal navigation instrument panels.
  • Balanced Dagger rudder blades in hung rudder cases. Fully retractable.
  • Gas strut assisted hatches over rudder blades.


  • High aspect dagger boards.
  • Fully recessed within hull & deck. No extension through deck. Access to boards via deck hatch.
  • Dagger board controls – both down & up – by a continuous line drive winch located near each helm position.


  • Lightweight interior. All panels are lightweight foam cored construction with gloss gelcoat or timber laminate surface.
  • Sides and cabin top lined with vinyl or white gloss finish.
  • Floors : Simulated timber throughout.
  • Insect screens on all portlights
  • Ornate polished timber dining table: Slides out for easy access to saloon seating.
  • Upholstered surround settee for 8. Access to electrical under cushions plus storage space
  • Polished timber navigation table & upholstered seating. Extensive cupboards & shelving for computer / printer / office equipment.
  • Movable upholstered extension seating to navigation seat. Built-in wine storage.
  • Forward opening hatches above. 2 x 510mm x 510mm.
  • 2 x Opening ports behind mast.
  • Entertainment area with space for flat screen TV; speakers and sound system; etc. Shelves and draw
  • Saloon/cockpit door: framed sliding door.
  • Large sliding window opening to cockpit.
  • Vinyl headlining with polished timber accents.
  • LED lighting throughout.


  • Spacious galley with solid co-ordinated lightweight granite effect counter surfaces, timber accents. Island counter.
  • Three (3 ) burner LPG stove with oven. Stainless steel pot holders. Flame failure device to shut off LPG immediately in event of flame going out. LPG solenoid control in galley
  • Microwave
  • Stainless steel double sink & cutting board.
  • Pressure hot & cold fresh water system. Single lever mixing tap.
  • Refrigerator / Freezer: Double door 160L Fridge & 110L Freezer (approx) under island counter.
  • Numerous under bench storage with door fronts & cutlery drawers.
  • Large floor to ceiling pantry locker.
  • Concealed slide out rubbish / trash bin.
  • Simulated timber flooring.


  • Starboard hull dedicated to owner’s stateroom.
  • Sliding privacy door from saloon. Latched in opened or closed position.
  • Queen sized island bed – aft cabin. Huge drawers under.
  • Mattresses 150mm ( 6” ) quilted foam upholstered.
  • Vanity / book case. Large mirror & lighting. Cushioned seat
  • Large volume cupboards & storage.
  • Cabin, companionway walls & ceiling vinyl lined or gloss white.
  • Recessed 12volt LED lighting.
  • 2 x reading lights over bed.
  • Simulated timber flooring. Flush access hatches to under floor areas & bilge.
  • Removable solid timber staircase with access to escape hatch.
  • Huge owners head / bathroom forward. Elegant furnishings including vanity cupboard.


  • Aft Cabin: Twin beds aft / convertible to queen sized bed. Privacy door.
  • Forward cabin: Single / small double bed forward. Privacy door.
  • Mattresses 150mm ( 6” ) quilted foam upholstered.
  • Cabin & companionway walls & ceiling vinyl lined or gloss white.
  • Recessed 12volt LED lighting.
  • 2 x reading lights over bed.
  • Simulated timber flooring. Flush access hatches to under floor areas & bilge.
  • Removable staircase access to escape hatch.
  • Central head with wash basin & shower.


  • High quality DC electrical switch panel with circuit breakers, LED indicator lights and digital ammeter & voltage display.
  • Marine grade tinned electrical wiring with extensive use of heat sealed connectors.
  • Batteries x 4 comprising: House System (total 600 amp hrs) 3 x 200 amp hr AGM (Absorbed Glass Matt) deep cycle / heavy duty batteries. One battery – 100 amp AGM.
  • 2x 200W solar panels with 40 amp 12 volt MPPT solar regulator.
  • 12V LED lighting : Numerous 12V LED interior lamps and courtesy lights throughout including recessed lights in cockpit. Dome lights in cockpit.
  • 4 x 12V Outlets.
  • International standard LED navigation lights. Port & Starboard mounted on bow rails. Stern mounted on davit and steamimg light on mast.
  • Deck floodlight mounted on mast
  • Mast head tri colour and anchor light


  • Shore power connection with 20 meter lead.
  • Choice of 240v/110v installation with switch panel, isolator and galvanic blocker.
  • Mastervolt 100amp/2500w charger inverter unit.
  • 3x240v/110v Double power outletsPLUMBING / FRESH WATER SYSTEM / SALT WATER SYSTEM / LPG:
  • Pressure hot & cold water system. Hot water storage system (10 US gal/40 L). Hot & cold water to galley, both bathrooms and transom shower.
  • Galley fresh water tap is lever type.
  • 2 x Fresh water tanks: Approx. 164 US Gal/620 litres in total. Remote deck fillers. Fresh water tank gauges.
  • Fresh water automatic pressure pump.
  • All fresh water piping in rigid tubing to international fresh water standard.
  • LPG (Propane) to Galley & optional BBQ.
  • 2 x LPG cylinders – 10lb/4.5kg cylinder. Located in cockpit separate locker with venting to outside under boat. Space for spare cylinder.


  • Solid lockable doors.
  • Fully composite molded bathroom with non skid on floor and built in floor drains
  • Electric quiet flush toilet plumbed to sea water. Discharge via holding tank.
  • Holding tanks (2 x 16 USgal/60L) built in. Discharge by Pump out shore station or self draining directly overboard.
  • Skin fittings and sea-cocks are easily accessible
  • Vanity basin with pressure hot & cold water.
  • Wall mounted shower head & mixer tap.
  • Electric shower sump pump with direct overboard discharge.
  • Cupboards / shelves to very high quality.
  • Toilet roll holder, towel rack & clothes hooks, mirror mounted.


  • Electric bilge pumps with built in float switches (4) with controls mounted at navigation station. One in each engine room and one in each centre bilge
  • Manual bilge pumps (2) one in each hull. Flush mounted in cockpit.
  • “Marlon” thru hulls and sea cocks used thru out


  • Twin Yanmar 53hp saildrive diesel engines. Fresh water internal cooling with sea water cooling thru heat exchanger, rubber isolation mounts on reinforced fibreglass bed with integral oil drip pan.
  • Sound & Fire insulation engine room bulkhead
  • 3 blade fixed propellers.
  • Electronic engine controls with remote electric key start for engine controls.
  • Fuel tanks: Total 800 litres (211 US Gallons) in one polypropylene tank. Fuel gauges and shut off valves fitted.
  • Water intakes for engines protected by external strainer. (1 per engine)
  • Dual primary water separator/fuel filters, secondary engine fuel filters. Engine, fuel tank & fuel line installation to International standards.
  • Port side Console mounted engine instruments with electric tachometers, engine monitoring & warning systems, engine hour meters.


  • Electric anchor winch with gypsy and capstan. Located under locker to give clean deck. Primary anchor is 35 kg Galvanised Delta type with 230’ (70mtrs) x 3/8” (10mm) short link galvanised chain and swivel. Self stowing bridle also thru anchor roller.
  • Primary anchor is stored in a specially designed anchor roller under the forward beam.
  • Anchor winch has foot switch at the winch with up/down control at the helm station.
  • 4 x PVC Inflatable fenders with spliced line
  • 4 x Mooring lines


  • Epoxy barrier coat plus 2 coats of high quality antifouling bottom paint