The Catamaran Felci Yachts 80 is an unprecedented project that we decided to present on the occasion of Milan Yachting Week.
It is a super cruising catamaran, 24 meters long and about 12 meters wide, in which the naval architecture, the stylistic and functional design are the result of a long research and development work begun on the input of one of our affectionate owners and carried forward by our studio with great enthusiasm and desire to achieve new goals.
A great work of design and synthesis in which converge years of experience and a futuristic vision of the sailing boat. This is transformed, from a means of transport and entertainment, to which to combine also a comfortable life on board, in something different. In an entity almost completely autonomous, in which to live even long periods, as in a luxurious villa by the sea, with which it is however possible to easily (and quickly) change the scenarios.
Clearly the basic research is declined in new and more extensive formal and functional analysis, in search of new spaces of housing, comfort and privacy. The interior is on three floors. The cabins and the kitchen at the lowest level, in the hulls; the living room in direct communication with the cockpit at deck level and the fly, large terrace located 5 meters above sea level. Many are the episodes that allow you to find these separate and welcoming environments
As the first distinctive element, coming from the outside, there is immediately the cockpit, semi covered and characterized by large stairs to climb on the walk around towards the bow. To starboard a luxurious relaxation area with sofas, convertible into a dining or breakfast area. This area is the fulcrum from which to access both inside the boat and to the raised fly bridge.
In direct connection, at the same level, we find the living room equipped with an exclusive sofa area for evenings spent relaxing inside, a large table for dinner in 12 and a study with sea views.
From a spiral staircase in carbon and teak, you can climb on the fly, where there are areas with different functionalities, for example the sunbathing area with large cushions and equipped with a “vanishing” Jacuzzi, or the command area of the boat, from which to control sailing and motor navigation.
From a sailing point of view, two versions had been studied, one more performing with telescopic daggerboard and the other more cruising oriented with fixed keel and shallower draught.
The construction will necessarily be very Hi-tech, in carbon fibre sandwich, in order to obtain a monolithic structure absolutely non-deformable and robust.
The sail plan, with a quite aft located mast, allows you to sail without the aid of the engine power already with 8 knots of TWS and keep averages absolutely interesting, in view of the maximum reduction of consumption and emissions.