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stephen and estelle cockcroft are owners of catamaran guru

Being successful catamaran broker-consultants isn’t just business, it’s our lifestyle. We are Stephen & Estelle. 25+ years ago in a friend’s backyard in Cape Town, South Africa, we built our first boat then sailed the world. Discovering new places, meeting extraordinary people, and enjoying unique experiences was fun, not work! We've co-owned a catamaran manufacturer, consulted with catamaran manufacturers, managed charter companies, and taught sailing. These experiences and living aboard for 22+ years have taught us important lessons that we happily share with fellow sailors and yacht owners like you. 

Today, Catamaran Guru™ is the number one go-to company for catamaran buyers. As experienced yacht brokers and liveaboard catamaran owners ourselves, we help you realize your cruising dreams safely and comfortably while maintaining more of your investment. Whether you are a cruiser looking for a well priced, well-equipped catamaran or want to reduce cost of ownership by placing your catamaran in a charter fleet, we have the expertise to help you. Read More>>

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Buyer's Broker

Buyer's Broker

We are the nation's #1 independent catamaran broker with broad knowledge of catamarans. New or used, we represent YOU.

  • No cost to the buyer
  • Reduce risks
  • Be confident of the process
  • Use our deep list of resources
Charter Yacht Management

Charter Yacht Management

We are the go-to experts for innovative charter yacht ownership programs. We helped create many of them!

  • Boat as a business
  • Tax-advantaged programs
  • Fractional / shared
  • Crewed & owner operator
Seminars & Events

Seminars & Events

Take the drama out of the yacht selection and buying process. Be an educated, informed buyer. Learn liveaboard realities.

  • Boat shows and tours
  • In-person consultations
  • Boat ownership seminars
  • Liveaboard training.

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Estelle & Stephen Catamaran Guru™To say that we are excited is an understatement! Follow us as we retrace our 1996 journey across the Atlantic Ocean! This time, in 2019, we're sailing on a Bali 5.4 catamaran with lots of technology rather than our monohull and a sextant! Let’s see how it compares!

The journey will include fun and educational videos and even some meetups with fans of Catamaran Guru™ and the Bali 5.4 along the way. We will give you an inside look at life onboard before, during, and after an Atlantic ocean crossing.

We will share details of our experiences like outfitting a new boat, christening the boat, navigation, medical insurance, man-overboard maneuvers, CPR, provisioning and galley cooking, fishing, our sail plan, specifications for live aboard, legal and other documentation, and more. Here is how you can stay in the action with us:



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