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Catamarans Firefly 8.5

The Fireflys are basic catamarans they have no enclosed main cabin area, and are what we call open deck catamarans, sportive boats, which can sail very fast, but just as easy can be tamed down to a relaxed chill out charter speed.
Sailing in Thailand/Phuket with a Firefly invites you to go sea camping, with a few luxuries like a fixed toilet, built in ice boxes, enough space down below to store your luggage and provisions.

Allthough we always sleep on the trampoline under the stars, down below are 4 one persons bunks. Because of the Fireflys speed you have a far bigger sailing range: one can cover on a daily basis, than any other catamaran on charter offer in Thailand, you can sail in 5 days easy double the distance than any other boat, this also means you can hang out longer on a spot you really like.

The butt’s and iff’s are, you have to be really an experienced preventive thinking sailor, also your wife or friend, who is the crew, next to that make sure and be honest with each other, that you can endure a rough way of living, ergo sea camping, living under the stars, cooking on a single gas burner, everything is supplied, but really everything, so you can travel light.

Compare the Firefly with a Porsche or Ferrari, those cars are great to drive in, but you have to sleep outside in a ditch , or go to a hotel or the many bungalows the islands have on offer.

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Boat specifications
 Type Catamaran    Year  2007
 LOA 8.53 m - 28ft  Beam  20ft
 Draft    Displacement  1680 kg
 Daggerboards yes  Main sail+ jib  45.4 sqm
 Hull strip plank + f.glass  Speed < sail  up to 20 knots
 Outboard Engine 15hp  Steering  Tiller steering
 Seamans Toilet
 Ice box
 Gas stove
 Fire extinguisher
 First aid kit
Yacht Equipment
  GPS  yes    Spinnaker  yes
 Compass   yes  Anchors  x 2
Trampoline  yes  Masks-snorkels  yes
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