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Louisiane 37

Louisiane 37 is a 37 ′ 1 ″ / 11.3 m catamaran sailboat designed by Joubert-Nivelt and built by Fountaine Pajot between 1983 and 1988.

Drawing of Louisiane 37

Rig and Sails

Auxilary power, accomodations, calculations.

The theoretical maximum speed that a displacement hull can move efficiently through the water is determined by it's waterline length and displacement. It may be unable to reach this speed if the boat is underpowered or heavily loaded, though it may exceed this speed given enough power. Read more.

Classic hull speed formula:

Hull Speed = 1.34 x √LWL

Max Speed/Length ratio = 8.26 ÷ Displacement/Length ratio .311 Hull Speed = Max Speed/Length ratio x √LWL

Sail Area / Displacement Ratio

A measure of the power of the sails relative to the weight of the boat. The higher the number, the higher the performance, but the harder the boat will be to handle. This ratio is a "non-dimensional" value that facilitates comparisons between boats of different types and sizes. Read more.

SA/D = SA ÷ (D ÷ 64) 2/3

  • SA : Sail area in square feet, derived by adding the mainsail area to 100% of the foretriangle area (the lateral area above the deck between the mast and the forestay).
  • D : Displacement in pounds.

Ballast / Displacement Ratio

A measure of the stability of a boat's hull that suggests how well a monohull will stand up to its sails. The ballast displacement ratio indicates how much of the weight of a boat is placed for maximum stability against capsizing and is an indicator of stiffness and resistance to capsize.

Ballast / Displacement * 100

Displacement / Length Ratio

A measure of the weight of the boat relative to it's length at the waterline. The higher a boat’s D/L ratio, the more easily it will carry a load and the more comfortable its motion will be. The lower a boat's ratio is, the less power it takes to drive the boat to its nominal hull speed or beyond. Read more.

D/L = (D ÷ 2240) ÷ (0.01 x LWL)³

  • D: Displacement of the boat in pounds.
  • LWL: Waterline length in feet

Comfort Ratio

This ratio assess how quickly and abruptly a boat’s hull reacts to waves in a significant seaway, these being the elements of a boat’s motion most likely to cause seasickness. Read more.

Comfort ratio = D ÷ (.65 x (.7 LWL + .3 LOA) x Beam 1.33 )

  • D: Displacement of the boat in pounds
  • LOA: Length overall in feet
  • Beam: Width of boat at the widest point in feet

Capsize Screening Formula

This formula attempts to indicate whether a given boat might be too wide and light to readily right itself after being overturned in extreme conditions. Read more.

CSV = Beam ÷ ³√(D / 64)

The LOUSIANE 37 was Fountaine-Pajot’s first cruising catamaran model. Keels replaced centerboards on later models.

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Review of Louisiane 37

Basic specs., sailing characteristics.

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Sailing statistics

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Louisiane 37

The louisiane 37 is a 37.1ft fractional sloop designed by joubert - nivelt and built in fiberglass by fountaine pajot between 1983 and 1988., 80 units have been built..

The Louisiane 37 is an ultralight sailboat which is a very high performer. The fuel capacity is originally small. There is a short water supply range.

Louisiane 37 sailboat under sail

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Main features

Model Louisiane 37
Length 37.10 ft
Beam 19.68 ft
Draft 1.33 ft
Country France (Europe)
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Sail area / displ. 22.42
Ballast / displ. 0 %
Displ. / length 84.38
Comfort ratio 7.10
Capsize 3.81
Hull type Catamaran twin centerboard
Construction Fiberglass
Waterline length 36 ft
Maximum draft 5.33 ft
Displacement 8818 lbs
Ballast 0 lbs
Hull speed 8.04 knots

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Rigging Fractional Sloop
Sail area (100%) 596 sq.ft
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Nb engines 1
Total power 0 HP
Fuel capacity 32 gals

Accommodations

Water capacity 98 gals
Headroom 0 ft
Nb of cabins 0
Nb of berths 0
Nb heads 0

Builder data

Builder Fountaine Pajot
Designer Joubert - Nivelt
First built 1983
Last built 1988
Number built 80

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Make & Model

Fountaine Pajot LOUISIANE 37

MEASUREMENTS

Description.

CODE: 50882

TYPE: Fountaine Pajot Louisiane 37

YEAR OF BUILT/LAUNCHED: 1987

COUNTRY BUILT: France

HULL MATERIAL: GRP

LENGTH IN FEET: 37

LENGTH IN METERS: 11.99

BEAM: 6.00m

DRAFT: 0.80m

DISPLACEMENT: 4420 Kg

CABINS: Saloon+ 2 Double+ 4 single berths

WC/SHOWER: 2/2

ENGINE TYPE: 2 X YAMAHA outboards (of 2014)

HP/COOLING SYSTEM: 2 X 9.9 Hp

LAST OVERHAUL: Last Serviced in 2023

  • Batteries: 5 x Lithium batteries 100Ah
  • Battery Chargers:1 Victron 60A + 2 EPERV 40A
  • 1600W solar panels Quai + 3 charging Regulators MPPT
  • Victron 10A converter 12V 220VW, supply connection,
  • 220 sockets

SAILS/AGE/CONDITION:

  • NEW MAST, BOOM AND STANDING RIGGING in 2021 (with PROOFS)
  • Full batten main sail 38,5 m²(3 Reefs)
  • Furling Genoa 29 m²
  • New Furling system 'Profurl' in 2016
  • Storm Jib 8 m²
  • Spinnaker symmetric 40 m²
  • Spinnaker asymmetric 80 m²
  • 6 Winch (Lewmar) Self Tailing 2 Speed (4x40 + 2x30)
  • Swinging Bowsprit for Gennaker
  • All running rigging operated from steering position
  • Automatic emergency taking

REFRIGERATORS: 1X220V refrigerator + Portable (Dometic 33l, 12v -220v)

HOT WATER: Water heater (2021)

PUMPS: Electric and Manual Bilge pumps

WINDLASS: Anchor winch (manual)

HOUSEHOLD APPLIANCES: Gas stove Oven, Washing machine (portable)

DEPTH SOUNDER: B&G Multi

LOG: B&G Multi

WIND INDICATOR: B&G Multi

AUTOPILOT: Autohelm ST3000 + Simrad TP32 (both wheel pilots)

RADAR: B&G (needs new mast cable)

GPS: GPS- Plotter (B&G Zeus 3)

COMMUNICATION: VHF

STEERING: Wheel (wheel bar added in 1996) + usable original barbar.

LIFE RAFT: Liferaft for 6 people (to be checked)

FUEL: 2X 12 lits + 60 lits in Jerrycans

  • 210 lits+ DISSALINATOR Schenker Zen 30 (of 2021 , 12V, offers 30 lits/hour)

IMPORTANT EQUIPMENT:

  • Both pontoons extended by one meter (professionally, very well finished)
  • Stern davits + stern platform
  • Complete renovation of bridge 202
  • Several interior renovations
  • Deck and hull re-painted in 2022
  • 2 Anchors ( bow Anchor Buegelanker) + 50m stainless steel chain + kedge Britany 10 kg)
  • Winch handles (2)
  • Mooring lines (4 at least)
  • Swimming Ladder
  • Life jackets
  • Safety harnesses
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Safety lines on deck
  • Electronic Charts
  • Hand bearing compass

MISCELLANEOUS

  • Crockery and Cutlery
  • Cooking utensils
  • Gas Bottles (2)
  • Plastic bucket/funnel
  • Spare parts and tools

PROFESSIONAL/PRIVATE: PRIVATE

FLAG AND VAT: BELGIUM/ VAT PAID

ASKING PRICE: 74000 €

VESSEL'S CONDITION: GOOD

Solidly built Catamaran.

Very well equipped for ocean going.

Needs ONLY Cosmetics.

MANY HIGH RESOLUTION PHOTOS on REQUEST

The particulars shown here are correct but not guaranteed. These particulars are not a part of any contract. The prospective purchaser is recommended to check them at his own expense or employ a qualified surveyor to carry out a condition survey.

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ABOUT FOUNTAINE PAJOT LOUISIANE 37

The Fountaine Pajot LOUISIANE 37 is 39 feet long and has a 20 feet beam. This 1987 Petrol Fountaine Pajot LOUISIANE 37 with 9.9 horsepower. The Fountaine Pajot LOUISIANE 37 is made of fiberglass.

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The founders were Jean-François Fountaine, an Olympic sailor for France,  Yves Pajot, Daniel Givon and Rémi Tristan.

Fast forward to today, and this yard is one of the most successful multihull manufacturers in the world alongside Leopard Catamarans , Bali and Lagoon.

They began with racing monohulls, but soon found their passion designing and manufacturing catamarans. The “Royale” trimaran and “Charente Maritime”, a racing catamaran were first out of the shed: the latter took the honours in her first transoceanic races.

A Timeline of Fountaine Pajot Catamarans

Ordered by date of launch.

Louisiane 37 (1983-1988)

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Fountaine Pajot Catamaran’s first production multihull.

Casamance 43 (1985)

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Maldives 32 (1988)

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The trend at the time was to minimise windage at the expense of headroom in the saloon like the early Outremers. The Maldives scores highly on that one!

Fidji 39 (1988)

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These early Fountaine Pajots look like space ships. The priority was to minimise the windage from the coach-roof at the time.

Antigua 37 (1990)

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Photo: Bears Nest.

The Antigua 37 is the predessessor to the ATHENA 38 (see below) Designed by Joubert-Nivelt, she has a draft of just 1.02m and weighs 4.5 T light. She sails well if you keep the weight off, similar looking to the Fidji 39. Fountaine Pajot actually manufactured both models at the same time for a while.

We forgot to include the Antigua when we first wrote this article. Thanks to Ben Kaminsky for highlighting!

Marquises 53 (1991)

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Launch of their first 50 footer, designed by Jean Berret and Olivier Racoupeau

Venezia 42 (1992)

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This famous 40 footer was launched in 1992 and set the styling going forward.

Bahia 46 (1993)

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With a generous sail plan, the Bahia is nippy. Owners love the bimini, the dinghy davits and her fine sculpted lines. A great cruising cat.

Bahia 46 Brochure

Tobago 35 (1993)

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A very popular cat on the second hand market, the Tobago can make 7 -9 knots easily on a reach in a 15 knot breeze. There are less than 100 of them sailing around though…. Don’t overload her.

Athena 38 (1993)

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Relatively light, (5.5T light displ.), with fine hulls, the Athena also sails well as long as you don’t add on too much weight. Fountaine Pajot built these from 1995 to 2005, so you should find some good examples on the second hand market. Expect to pay between €100k – 150k.

Marquises 56 (1993)

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Easy to sail shorthanded with her self tacking jib and single bulkhead helm station. They are pretty rare on the market, a good sea-worthy boat

Belize 43 (2000)

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The Belize replaced the Vénézia 42 and in many ways this model hit the sweet spot. They were very successful in the charter market. This is no racing cat, but she is comfortable, efficient and well suited to long ocean crossings. Light ship displacement is only 8.5T.

This model continues to be popular on the second hand market: more than 200 of these popular Joubert/Nivelt designs were built.

A well designed yacht that comes in the “Maestro” layout with an owner suite to starboard, or with four cabins and two heads.

The headroom can be an issue for a tall cook in the galley. This was one of the last models to be built in foam and not balsa.

Price: around 200-250k depending on condition.

Belize 43 Brochure

Lavezzi 40 (2003)

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Another very popular model in the charter fleets, the Lavezzi 40 was the first Fountaine Pajot boat to be built using a resin infusion process. She’s easy to handle but could do with more stowage space.

Lazezzi 40 Brochure

Eleuthera 60 (2004)

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The one time flagship of the Fountaine Pajot range, the Eleuthera was designed by Berret/Racoupeau and looks more muscly than earlier Joubert/Nivelt designs. Oval hull ports, round skylights, a large cockpit , and a big dinner table are all trademarks of the newer look.

Eleuthera 60 Brochure

Mahe 36 (2006)

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This was the baby in the range in the late noughties. The later upgrade, the Evolution, was one of the first to sport the full bimini with the moulded helm seat which at the time was a revolutionary design feature. Construction is resin-infused fiberglass over a foam core which makes for a strong boat.

Mahe 36 Brochure

Orana 44 (2008)

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The Fountaine Pajot Orana 44 is a clever evolution from the yard’s earlier catamarans with the new hardtop, helm station, spacious interior, and decent sailing qualities.

Salina 48 (2008)

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The Salina 48 completed the renewal of the Fountaine Pajot range that was started with the Lavezzi. A capable offshore catamaran: stable, comfortable, safe and spacious. 4 years later, like much of the range, they upgraded the design to the Saline 48 Evolution. Owners love the sunbathing deck aft.

Salina 48 Brochure

Galathea 65 (2009)

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Sleek and fast despite its size, this is a very pretty 65 footer. This flagship has a huge amount of living space and makes the more modern flagship designs look a little dumpy.

Lipari 41 (2009)

Lipari 41

A very successful model for Fountaine Pajot in terms of sales, the Lipari 41 hit the sweet spot in many ways. Another great evolution of their 40 foot catamaran from the French manufacturer. Built with Divinycell core above the waterline and solid laminate below. The cored deck was produced with resin-infusion process.

Lipari 41 Brochure

Sanya 57 (2011)

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Just like the Galathea 65, the Sanya 57 is a very elegant yacht. This boat replaced the Eletheura 60. The aft deck area is particularly spacious with a popular wet bar. This model came with a shorter charter rig, or a full size performance mast which is almost 4m longer. A very well though out design.

Helia 44 (2012)

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Designed by Berret / Racoupeau and the FP design team, the Helia 44 replaced the Orana 44 in the Fountaine Pajot range. You can access the bulkhead helm station from the aft cockpit or the side deck, and they incorporated a lounge area into the bimini to port of the flybridge. Another great evolution, with the French yard building in incremental improvements.

Victoria 67 (2013)

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FP moved to a full flybridge with the Victoria 67. She is not as easy on the eye as the Galathea, but you gain a big amount of living space and it’s the place to be when you are under way. Light displacement is 26 tonnes. With her 202 sq. m of sail area, that gives you a respectable SA/D ratio of 23.4

Saba 50 (2014)

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A clever design that feels bigger than her 50 foot, the Saba 50 has multiple zones for different groups to hang out. And she remains easy to handle with a small crew. Head for the bow for sundowners, or chill out on the flybridge or the huge aft cockpit.

Helia 44 Evolution (2016)

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This update of the popular 44 footer has bigger portholes, a redesigned Maestro suite, and more room in the saloon.

Ipanema 58 (2016)

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Replaced the Sanya 57, and like the Victoria, they went for the full flybridge which does mean the boom is high (with the mainsail difficult to get to), but it does open up more living space. Constructed with a balsa core above the waterline and solid glass below. All the major components are vacuum infused, using vinylester resin in the hulls for blister resistance.

Ipanema 58 Brochure

Lucia 40 (2016)

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The first of the boxier designs, the Lucia 40 was a top seller for the French yard, probably the leader in her class. Despite the smaller number, she is bigger than her predecessor: Lipari 41 she replaces, with a bigger cockpit, more volume inside and larger windows. Read our full FP Lucia 40 review.

Saona 47 (2017)

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A spacious, nippy cat, the Saona 47 is all about maximising living and entertaining space with an eye on performance achieved through flare at the chines (an old Catana trick). Read our full Saona 47 Review Here .

Astrea 42 (2018)

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The Astrea 42 borrows a lot of the successful elements of the Saona 47 and fits them cleverly into a smaller package. She’s very light inside with bigger windows and comes with a swimming platform option instead of davits. The elevated helm station that is such a feature of the smaller Fountaine Pajot boats has been perfected here for easy sail handling.

Alegria 67 (2018)

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The new flagship 😍

Elba 45 (2019)

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Never before has there been so much choice in the Fountaine Pajot line-up. The Lucia 40, The Astrea 42 and now the Elba 45 which replaces the very popular Helia 44. The hulls have been sculpted to move through the water faster (10% less drag according to the design team Berret-Racoupeau. The other big change is the larger flybridge- or should we say fly-lounge – a neat solution that gives you many of the benefits of a flybridge without raising the boom height too much.

Despite the bulkhead helm, the Elba 45 has lots of space in the aft cockpit with a big day bed tucked behind the helm and a transom bench that spans the width of the boat. This boat has a larger genoa than many of the competition (no self tacker).

Samana 59 (2020)

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Isla 40 (2020)

Fountaine Pajot Isla 40

Replaced the Lucia 40

The Tanna 47

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Announced in 2021 is the Fountaine Pajot Tanna 47 which replaces the Saona. The flybridge features a Lounge area that’s twice the size of her predecessor.

Aura 51 (2022)

Replaces the Saba 50 with a sleeker profile.

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Louisiane 37

Boat test from the Multihulls World #44 (feb/mar 1999)

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Louisiane. Le premier catamaran de croisière rapide, par Fountaine Pajot.

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Le chantier Fountaine Pajot lance son premier catamaran de série en 1983. Le Louisiane annonce un vent nouveau dans le catamaran de croisière.

Dans les années 70 et au début des années 80, le marché du catamaran est tenu par des chantiers anglais qui proposent des multicoques de croisière, très confortables et marins, mais ou le plaisir de la voile est complètement absent. Les multicoques du moment, comme le Snowgoose du chantier Prout, sont des catamarans lourds et incapables de remonter au près. Une autre culture du multicoque. Lorsque le Louisiane du chantier Fountaine Pajot est présenté au public, en 1983, c’est presque une révolution.

Le Louisiane et les débuts du multicoque

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Le chantier Fountaine Pajot, qui a justement construit ces deux catamarans , souhaite se lancer dans la construction en série. Le chantier veut lancer un catamaran de croisière, de 11 mètres, rapide et facile, pour la croisière. C’est assez logiquement que le chantier se tourne alors vers le cabinet Joubert-Nivelt.

Le Louisiane est présenté au grand public en 1983 . Ce nouveau multicoque de croisière va vite faire du bruit. Il ne ressemble, effectivement pas aux standards de l’époque. Son franc bord peu élevé par rapport aux unités déjà présentes sur le marché et son poids ultra light, 4360kg, attisent les curiosités. Le bateau, plus bas sur l’eau et plus élancé que ses concurrents, lui donne un physique plus sportif.

Un catamaran rapide et facile

plan catamaran Louisiane

Au niveau de la construction, le bateau est construit en sandwich pour un gain de poids. Avant d’acheter une telle unité, il est donc conseillé de sonder la coque afin de contrôler des éventuelles entrées d’eau. Sur les 90 unités sorties du chantier, les défauts des premières unités ont vite été repris par le chantier et les Louisianes présents sur le marché de l’occasion ne connaissent pas de soucis structurels excessifs. Les finitions du chantier, à l’époque, étaient plutôt légères. Une révision pourra être à envisager. Enfin, le bateau était livré avec un moteur hors bord…

A l’intérieur du catamaran

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Caractéristiques Louisiane

Longueur de coque (m) 11
Largeur de coque (m) 6
Type d’appendice Dérive ou ailerons
construction sandwich
Tirant d’eau max (m) 1.65
Tirant d’eau min (m) 0.4

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Déplacement lège (kg) 4300

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The Louisiane was the first production catamaran by FP. It has cored hulls and the earliest models were centerboard equipped, while the later models were equipped with stub keels. They're considered fairly fast for catamarans of their age, but have relatively low headroom (about 5.5') compared to some of the more modern catamarans. You are correct about the main bridgedeck cabin being separate from the hulls. This makes moving from one to the other in inclement weather less than comfortable. Given some of the idiosyncracies of this boat, I wouldn't recommend it for a circumnavigation or liveaboard use. If you're planning on circumnavigating, an outboard engine setup is less than optimal, since you can't add engine driven accessories, like larger alternators, hot water, airconditioning or RO watermakers to such a boat. Also, with the exception of some particularly ugly units, most outboards are gasoline-based, and gasoline can be a bit more problematic to deal with on a long cruise—especially, the modern formulations that have a significant portion of ethanol added. It would help if you said what your budget for the boat is. I would also recommend you read the post in my signature to help you get the most out of sailnet. Welcome to sailnet. Finally, be aware that these boats were built using a cored laminate for both the deck and hull IIRC, as almost all the FP catamarans have been built, so you do need to be careful with making sure there are no core delamination problems with the hulls. IIRC, the core is foam, not balsa. BTW, I have not lived aboard one or owned one, but have sailed on many multihulls over the last 25 years, including some FP cats.  

Hmm looks like the Benetteau II might be a better candidate ! Will repost a new thread, more general header as I can not edit this one ! Sorry for the overhead !  

Given your budget, you might consider getting a new Gemini 105, with the current exchange rate, it would probably be within your budget, and you wouldn't have the issues of dealing with a 20-year old boat. You could definitely get a fairly recent model in your price range. If you're really interested in living aboard and owning a catamaran that is capable of coastal cruising with the occasional bluewater passage, the Gemini might be a good choice. Once you start looking at catamarans above 35' LOA the prices are such that you're either looking at stuff way over your budget or stuff that is very old or in bad shape. IMHO, it isn't worth buying a boat in bad shape, since repairing and upgrading it is often far more expensive than the price difference of buying the same boat in good shape.  

or if you like the fountaine pajots, go for a used maldives. 32' and theres one for sale i just found in britain for 65.000 euros  

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    W. Wankel. 15 posts · Joined 2008. #6 · Jul 2, 2008. or if you like the fountaine pajots, go for a used maldives. 32' and theres one for sale i just found in britain for 65.000 euros. djeeke Discussion starter. 50 posts · Joined 2006.

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