Breath of Fresh Air
The recent launch of the Island Spirit Multihulls' sail 380 catamaran shows how the Thai-based builder has taken the unique union of function, comfort and design innovation back to its roots - under sail.
THE LUXURY, SIMPLICITY OF OPERATION and attention to safety details that the Island Spirit brand is known for has probably never been more apparent than in the new Island Spirit Sail 380 that sublimely offers the simultaneous sensory pleasures of serenity and excitement that can be achieved only once the engine goes silent, the canvas is raised and the breeze is fresh.
All of the familiar and well-planned comforts the Power Cat 390 brings to the water have been expertly tailored and adapted for this sailing cat. The Island Spirit Sail 380 is designed to meet the expectations of the most-discerning cruiser, while the weight savings resulting from expert equipment fittings and lightweight, high-tensile build materials (which reduced the weight by more than 2,000 pounds (900kg) in this re-designed sailing catamaran will appeal to competitive club racers who enjoy rounding a windward ward mark with ease of handling, as well as comfort and safety.
To read all of this article pick up a copy of the 2015 Mar/Apr issue of Asia-Pacific Boating magazine, or buy it online from www.magzter.com