Reduce The Cost Of Ownership
Because yacht ownership could be very be expensive, we are always looking for ways to offset the cost of yacht ownership. We have helped many of our owners, reduce the cost of ownership with charter income and tax advantages. This is a guide to explore all the avenues.
Catamarans: The Future Of Sailing?
This 137-year old concept, revived by the 2013 America's Cup and accelerated by limitless budgets and rapid innovation and technology, is propelling catamaran popularity into the general sailing community with spectacular speed. Nothing beats their comfort, speed and safety.
New Fast Cruising Catamarans
McConaghy and Catamara Guru are developing a fast blue water passagemaking mega catamaran with specific attention paid to hull design, aerodynamics, high-tech composites and innovation. Build and Design by award winning McConaghy Yachts.
News Flash: Introducing The New McConaghy S49
The new McConaghy S49 catamaran promises to be an exciting luxury performance,blue water catamaran, suitable for comfortable extended cruising. Construction by McConaghy Boats and design by Schionning Yacht Design makes for a winning combination that will rival all other catamaran designs. With their pedigree and reputation as innovators in cost effective, high quality composite building materials, McConaghy brings the added advantage of 40+ years of experience with numerous awards for excellence and winners in prestigious regattas. Read More>>
News Flash: BALI 4.5 by Catana Launched At Cannes Boat Show This Week!
The BALI 4.5 by Catana was launched this week at the Cannes Boat Show with much fanfare. Catana has combined speed with luxury to create a unique and revolusionary cruising catamaranin the BALI 4.5. With the arrival of the new BALI Catamarans, the Catana Group is now positioning itself as a front-row player in the cruising catamaran market
Featured Articles By Catamaran Guru Experts
Boatowner's Mechanical and Electrical Manual by Nigel Calder
The boatowner's foremost troubleshooting guide, now better than ever. If it's on a boat and it has screws, wires, or moving parts, it's covered in Boatowner's Mechanical and Electrical Manual. When you leave the dock with this book aboard, you have at your fingertips the best and most comprehensive advice on everyting mechanical and electrical. Every boat owner should own a copy!
The Boat Galley Cookbook by Carolyn Sherlock & Jan Irons is a treasure on board any yacht. The recipes are fairly simple, cooking with what is available. However, it's the reference material, hints and practical tips about boat galleys and equipment, storage, provisioning, substitutions and good ideas that especially caught my attention. Really a wonderful reference for all but specifically for novices in their new galley. Read more>>
Catamaran Guru has teamed up with NauticEd, the most innovative and best sailing education governing body in the USA, to bring you the newest, fastest, and easiest way to learn to sail and qualify for chartering a boat on your own. This is a revolutionary way to get the skill sets needed to be the safest, most competent sailor possible. Once the NauticEd courses/clinics and Catamaran Guru practical training are completed and passed, your certificate and accomplishments will be recognized and respected worldwide.
View all the NauticEd Sailing Courses now, two free online courses are waiting for you. At Catamaran Guru, we believe the NauticEd Catamaran Sailing Confidence Course online or via iPad is a must take.
Why Choose Us As Brokers?
...because we practice what we preach!
Our "Dream Job" is also our "Dream Life"
We have sailed 50,000+ blue water miles
Live-aboards for the past 22yrs and counting
Built our own boat and sailed to 46+ countries
Part-owned a catamaran manufacturing facility
Consulting with major catamaran manufacturers
We are the experts in our field
We are passionate catamaran sailors, racers and voyagers. View Our Profiles>>
Learning Center & Seamanship
We Don't Only Teach You Sailing Techniques.
We Teach You The Sailing Lifestyle!
We have been involved in sail training for ASA since 1996. Many of our graduates have successfully moved on to owning their own boats and are long term cruisers or charter boat owners, like Reg & Rita in this picture on their Prout 50 called R&R.
The ASA sail training courses provide a good grounding for all new sailors and the weeklong live-aboard courses are invaluable for anyone who plan to own their own boat. We work with some of the best training facilities in the USA, Bahamas and Caribbean to provide top notch training. Learn to Sail>>
Testimonials From Our Clients
We take pride in our happy clients and now, good
friends and fellow sailors! -Stephen & Estelle
Alan R. Lagoon 400 "Rendezvous"
With Stephen's expert and patient assistance, I was able to move rapidly from just considering charter yacht purchase to now eagerly awaiting the imminent delivery to BVI of a new 2014 Lagoon 400 S2. His advice has been impeccable... Read More>>
Mackie & Kathy C. Lagoon 450 "Katlo"
Please let the email serve as a professional reference of the highest caliber for Stephen Cockcroft while functioning in the capacity of a yacht broker. My wife, Kathy, and I just recently purchased a new Lagoon 450 and were very impressed how Stephen managed the entire process. Read more>>