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Posted by on Oct 22, 2012 in Boat Show, Multihull, Sailing, UK, US, Video |

Video Short Take: Moorings 5800

There's a lot going on with Moorings and Sunsail: three new locations, and this new 58 foot catamaran built for the charter trade.

The Moorings and Sunsail have announced several  new locations in the past year: Annapolis, Miami, the Pacific Northwest, and a Sunsail base in San Francisco. But the story at the Annapolis Sailboat Show this year was the Moorings 5800, a purpose-built catamaran intended for both bareboat and crewed yacht charter. The helm station has great visibility, easy access to lines and winches, and room for a suite of electronics on the dash. An aft platform lowers to create a “beach” for dinghies or sunbathers; when raised, it also stores the dinghy out of the water.

For more information, visit the Moorings 58 web page.

Watch our other short takes from the Annapolis Sailboat Show:

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Tartan Fantail 26

—Zuzana Prochazka