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Xquisite 30 SportCat Review: The High-Performance Catamaran That’s Perfect for Novice Sailors

Xquisite 30 SportCat Review:
The High-Performance Catamaran That’s Perfect for Novice Sailors

All about Xquisite’s newest offering, the 30 SportCat, which is designed to be the ideal training boat
for novice sailors who want to fast learn how to sail – Reviewed by Multihull Sailor

Xquisite 30 SportCat – the best training boat

Xquisite catamarans are well known as comfortable, well-built long-distance cruising cats with all of the luxury and accouterments one would expect – the antithesis, in other words, of minimalism. Which is why Xquisite’s new offering, the 30 Sportcat designed by François Perus, causes a double take of neck-twinging proportions.
With a rotating carbon mast, carbon deck beams, displacement of just 1,872 pounds, North 3Di sails, an interior whose greatest luxury is a mattress, and a construction methodology that lets it be dismantled and fit onto a trailer or inside a 40-foot shipping container, this little rocket is just begging to be sailed fast – and that is precisely its purpose, according to Tamas Hamor, Xquisite’s founder, and CEO.
“That was the goal – the best training boat for people to learn how to sail, but it’s fast enough for people who know how to sail to have fun” – he says. “Half of our owners buying new boats have never sailed before. We want to bring them here and teach them sailing.”
Xquisite's - 30 SportCat

Super simple to sail, everything is small

Xquisite aims to help all of their new owners bridge this gap with a two-week training period. But actually learning to sail is something different, and that’s where the 30 Sportcat comes in. Hamor wanted to create a boat that’s light, fun, and exciting to sail without the complexities of daggerboards or foils. “The boat is super simple to sail. Everything is small. You have to use your hands, you trim the sails, you feel the rudders. Just with two fingers, you can steer the boat. So this is how you learn sailing.”
Another impetus was the establishment of Xquisite’s new base in Freeport, Bahamas, which was to be fully opened by this summer and will include a sail training school.
Owners who are waiting for their boats to be built can come to the base and learn on the 30 Sportcat in the meantime. Hamor envisions fun regattas where a group of the boats sail to the Berry Islands, 50 miles away, to spend an overnight on the water. With a 10-hp outboard (optional electric), the boat has two berths aft in each hull, sail storage forward, a portable toilet, and a small sink. It’s camping, he says, and that’s also part of the fun.
At $285,000 a whack, it’s also expensive fun, but that hasn’t stopped some Xquisite owners from already ordering the boats to keep at their homes while sailing their big cats elsewhere.

OA: 30′ 4″ | Beam: 16′ 11″ | Draft: 2’ 6″ | Displ.: 1,872 Ibs
Sail Area: 860 sq ft (main, gennaker, and self-tacking jib)

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Xquisite 30 Sportcat  

About Xquisite Yachts

Xquisite Yachts is a luxury yacht brand known for its innovative designs, comfort, and sailing performance. The company produces a limited number of multi-award-winning catamarans each year using the latest technology. Customers can purchase finished yachts or place a custom order, with the option to try before they buy through the company’s charter program. Xquisite Yachts can be seen at all major international boat shows.

Multihull Sailor Summer 2023

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About Multihull Sailor

Editorial content covers the total sailing experience, featuring articles on coastal and blue-water cruising, trailer-sailing, racing, multihulls and monohulls, daysailing, one-design racing, and much more.

We would like to thank Multihull Sailor for their review of the Xquisite 30 SportCat!

To read the original press release, please click here

30 Sportcat Gallery

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    Celebrating the Ongoing Success: Hull #023 Rogue One Joins the Renowned X5 PLUS Family as Legacy Continues

    Celebrating the Ongoing Success:

    Hull #023 ‘Rogue One’ Joins the Renowned X5 PLUS Family

    Xquisite Yachts is pleased to announce the unveiling of its latest X5 PLUS luxury sailing catamaran, the 23rd in the series. The vessel, named “Rogue One,” was crafted in collaboration with Phoenix Marine Manufacturing, who executed exceptional work on the project. Following recommissioning, the owner will embark on a two-week onboard training session at the newly established Xquisite Catamaran Center in the Bahamas.

    The launch of hull #024 is scheduled in just 4 weeks. Stay tuned for further updates!
    • Xquisite X5 Plus Hull #023 – ‘Rogue One’

    • Xquisite X5 Plus Hull #023 – ‘Rogue One’

    • Xquisite X5 Plus Hull #023 – ‘Rogue One’

    • Xquisite X5 Plus Hull #023 – ‘Rogue One’

    • Xquisite X5 Plus Hull #023 – ‘Rogue One’

    • Xquisite X5 Plus Hull #023 – ‘Rogue One’

    • Xquisite X5 Plus Hull #023 – ‘Rogue One’

    • Xquisite X5 Plus Hull #023 – ‘Rogue One’

    • Xquisite X5 Plus Hull #023 – ‘Rogue One’

    • Xquisite X5 Plus Hull #023 – ‘Rogue One’

    • Xquisite X5 Plus Hull #023 – ‘Rogue One’

    • Xquisite X5 Plus Hull #023 – ‘Rogue One’

    • Xquisite X5 Plus Hull #023 – ‘Rogue One’

    • Xquisite X5 Plus Hull #023 – ‘Rogue One’

    • Xquisite X5 Plus Hull #023 – ‘Rogue One’

    • Xquisite X5 Plus Hull #023 – ‘Rogue One’

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    Sail, Learn and Save: Unlock 20% Off Charter Rates with the Xquisite Training Program

    Sail – Learn – Save

    Unlock 20% OFF Charter Rates with the Xquisite Training Program

    Attention all luxury sailing enthusiasts! Xquisite Charters is thrilled to introduce our brand new Xquisite Training Program
    – a unique and custom-tailored charter experience that offers both luxurious sailing
    and technical training on how to safely operate a large catamaran.

    Attention all luxury sailing enthusiasts! Xquisite Charters is thrilled to introduce our brand new Xquisite Training Program – a unique and custom-tailored charter experience that offers both luxurious sailing and technical training on how to safely operate a large catamaran.

    • The Xquisite Training Program

      The Xquisite Training Program

    • The Xquisite Training Program

      The Xquisite Training Program

    • The Xquisite Training Program

      The Xquisite Training Program

    • The Xquisite Training Program

      The Xquisite Training Program

    The Xquisite Training Program

    The Xquisite Training Program

    Comprehensive Two-Week Program

    Our intensive two-week program covers a broad range of topics, including navigation, route planning, sail training, and technical know-how on diesel engines, generators, water makers, and other intricate onboard systems. Our seasoned instructors will equip you with the essential skills to operate your own catamaran safely and proficiently.

    Experience the Bahamas and Xquisite Yachts

    The adventure doesn’t stop there! Immerse yourself in the breathtaking beauty of the Bahamas as you explore Xquisite Yachts and their latest models. You’ll also have the unique opportunity to mingle with fellow Xquisite owners at our state-of-the-art Xquisite Catamaran Center.









    The Xquisite Training Program

    Limited-Time Offer: 20% Discount and Certificate

    As a limited-time offer, secure your spot now to receive an astonishing 20% discount on our standard charter rates. Upon completing the program, you’ll be awarded a Certificate detailing the curriculum and hours logged at sea – an invaluable asset when obtaining yacht insurance for your new catamaran.

    Don’t let this unparalleled opportunity slip away!

    Book now to experience the perfect blend of luxury sailing and technical training, and embrace the Xquisite lifestyle!

    Enroll in the Ultimate Catamaran Training Program & Enjoy 20% OFF on Xquisite Charters  

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      X5 Open Boat Event in Alicante, Spain – Saturday, April 8th

      X5 Open Boat Event in Alicante, Spain – Saturday, April 8th

      The New X5 PLUS lead time is over 3 years!


      Surpass the waiting with
      Xquisite’s Certified Pre-Owned Program
      and Sail into the Mediterranean Season with Perfect Timing!


      Start sailing with a boat fully equipped for live aboard cruising
      with a 90-day extended Xquisite warranty and a week-long onboard training!

      Certified Pre-Owned X5 is now on sale!

      Certified Pre-Owned Xquisite X5 – 2019
      OPEN BOAT EVENT

      Alicante, Spain – Sat, April 8th, 11 AM

      • Model: X5 Sail
      • Year Built: 2019
      • Location: Marina Deportiva de Alicante, Spain
      • Price: US$ 1,450,000

      Certified Pre-Owned X5 is now on sale!

      Certified Pre-Owned Xquisite X5 – 2019
      OPEN BOAT EVENT

      Alicante, Spain – Sat, April 8th, 11 AM

      • Model: X5 Sail
      • Year Built: 2019
      • Location: Marina Deportiva de Alicante, Spain
      • Price: US$ 1,450,000

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        Xquisite Charters: The Ultimate Luxury Catamaran Experience in The Bahamas

        Xquisite Charters:
        The Ultimate Luxury Catamaran Experience in The Bahamas

        Xquisite Yachts has expanded its operations with the launch of Xquisite Charters, a luxury crewed charter company based in Freeport, Grand Bahama Island. The company operates from the new Xquisite Catamaran Center, offering high-end sailing experiences in the beautiful waters of the Bahamas.

        Xquisite Charters

        Unwind in Style on a Luxury Catamaran

        At Xquisite Charters, we pride ourselves on providing the ultimate luxury catamaran experiences. Our fleet of state-of-the-art multi-award-winning catamarans are fully equipped with every comfort and amenity you could possibly need, including air conditioning, en-suite bathrooms, and a gourmet kitchen.
        But our yachts are just the beginning. We also offer a wide range of activities and excursions to make your journey truly unforgettable. From snorkeling and scuba diving to fishing, water sports and island hopping, there’s something for everyone to enjoy.

        Explore the Best of The Bahamas

        The Bahamas is a stunning and diverse destination, with a wide range of islands and cays to explore. Whether you’re looking for crystal clear waters, white sandy beaches, rugged landscapes, or hidden coves, we’ve got you covered.
        Some of our most popular destinations include the Exumas, with its famous swimming pigs and secluded beaches, Abacos and the Berry Islands for a truly off-the-beaten-path experience.










        Xquisite Charters

        Personalized Service and Expert Staff

        At Xquisite Charters, we understand that every journey is unique, which is why we offer fully customizable itineraries to suit your specific needs and preferences. Our experienced and professional crew will work with you to create a journey that is tailored to you, ensuring that you have the time of your life.
        Our staff includes certified skippers and experienced chefs, captains, to help you make the most of your time in The Bahamas. Whether you need help planning your itinerary, arranging activities and excursions, or just want some recommendations for the best places to eat and drink, we’re here to help.

        Luxurious and Healthy Dining Options

        One of the best part of the journey is the food, and we understand that. That’s why we offer a wide range of dining menu options to suit every taste and dietary requirement. Whether you’re looking for a gourmet feast or a simple, healthy meal, we’ve got you covered. Our chefs are experienced in creating delicious and healthy meals using the freshest local ingredients, so you can indulge without any guilt. We also offer vegetarian and vegan options to cater to your dietary needs.

        Introductory discount 10% off of regular prices

        Don’t wait any longer to book your unforgettable catamaran journey in The Bahamas. At Xquisite Charters, we’re committed to providing the ultimate in luxury and style, with personalized service and expert staff to make sure you have the time of your life. Contact us today to start planning your journey and make your dream a reality.

        Book Your Unforgettable Catamaran Journey Today  

        Book Your Journey Today  

        About Xquisite Yachts:

        Xquisite Yachts is a luxury yacht brand known for its innovative designs, comfort, and sailing performance. The company produces a limited number of multi-award-winning catamarans each year using the latest technology. Customers can purchase finished yachts or place a custom order, with the option to try before they buy through the company’s charter program. Xquisite Yachts can be seen at all major international boat shows.

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          Luxury Yacht Enthusiasts Rejoice: Xquisite Yachts Achieves Two Major Production Milestones!

          Luxury Yacht Enthusiasts Rejoice:

          Xquisite Yachts Achieves Two Major Production Milestones!

          Sixty Solar Sail

          Sixty Solar Sail

          SIXTY SOLAR SAIL and POWER:
          The future of sustainable yachting

          Xquisite Yachts has exciting news to share about its latest vessels. Firstly, the SIXTY SOLAR SAIL has been completed at Phoenix Marine Manufacturing in South Africa and is currently being assembled for its upcoming debut. Secondly, the first hull of the innovative SIXTY SOLAR POWER has been lifted out from the molds at Xquisite Yachts’ new production facility in partnership with Walby in Portugal.

          Two Continents, One Gold Standard

          Even though they were constructed on different continents, both of these exceptional models will undergo stringent quality and safety checks, in line with Xquisite Yachts’ longstanding tradition. This has helped establish the brand as a leader in the catamaran industry, with these new models set to join its prestigious lineup of multi-award-winning luxury yachts.



















          Sixty Solar Sail

          Sixty Solar Sail

          More Updates to Come

          We are eager to showcase these new luxury yachts to the world, and we invite you to stay tuned for more updates. The launch of these two new models is scheduled for later this year.

          For more information on Xquisite Yachts and our stunning range of luxury yachts, please visit our website or email us at info@xquisiteyachts.com.


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          SIXTY SOLAR SAIL

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          SIXTY SOLAR POWER

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            Introducing the Xquisite Catamaran Center

            Introducing the Xquisite Catamaran Center

            the revolutionary new destination for catamaran enthusiasts in the Bahamas

            This cutting-edge facility is designed to push the boundaries of what’s possible in the boating world, offering a wide range of services that will change the game for anyone who loves catamarans.

            Xquisite Catamaran Center

            Elevate Your Cruising Experience with Our
            High-Performance Boats

            We’ve got everything from sleek, high-performance vessels that are perfect for adrenaline-fueled day trips, to luxurious, state-of-the-art models that will take your cruising experience to new heights. And if you’re in the market for a new boat, our sales team is comprised of some of the brightest minds in the industry, who will work with you to find the perfect catamaran for your needs.

            Sail Away to Bahamian Paradise with Our Premier Charter Services

            But we’re not just about selling boats – we’re also about creating experiences. That’s why we offer catamaran charters, so you can experience the thrill of sailing the beautiful Bahamian waters for yourself. And our rental fleet is meticulously maintained, so you can be sure that you’re getting the best of the best.

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            Secure Your Catamaran Investment with Our Expert Maintenance Services

            We know that owning a catamaran is a big investment, so we’ve designed our maintenance and repair services to protect that investment. Our team of highly trained technicians are ready to tackle any issue that may arise, from routine maintenance to complex repairs.

            Protect Your Boat and Enjoy Peace of Mind with Our Serviced Docks

            And for those catamaran owners who don’t have the space to store their boats at home or marina, we’ve got you covered with our serviced docks and secure storage facility. Your catamaran will be safe and protected, so you can enjoy the peace of mind that comes with knowing your investment is in good hands.

            In short, the Xquisite Catamaran Center is the ultimate destination for anyone who loves catamarans

            We’re here to change the game, and we’re excited to see where this journey takes us.

            Xquisite Catamaran Center  

            Xquisite Catamaran Center  

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              Final Call: See Xquisite Yachts at Miami Boat Show Before It Sets Sail

              Final Call: See Xquisite Yachts at Miami Boat Show Before It Sets Sail

              Dock: FEC Ex5

              Xquisite Yachts’ success at the Miami Boat Show is a testament to the company’s unwavering commitment to quality and craftsmanship. Our boats are more than just vessels – they’re works of art that are sure to provide their owners with an unforgettable boating experience.

              So if you’re in the Miami area, be sure to visit Xquisite Yachts and see for yourself why our boats are a cut above the rest.

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                Xquisite 30 SportCat: The Perfect Mix of Sport and Comfort, Reviewed by Multihulls World

                Xquisite 30 SportCat:
                The Perfect Mix of Sport and Comfort, Reviewed by Multihulls World

                We are thrilled to announce that our latest catamaran, the Xquisite 30 SportCat, has been reviewed by Multihulls World, a leading publication in the sailing and boating community. The review showcases the unique features and design of the Xquisite’s 30 SportCat, making it the perfect boat for those who crave both sport and comfort.

                Sporty Day Sailing at its Finest

                The Xquisite 30 SportCat offers an uncluttered cockpit and a sail area-to-weight ratio of 50.59 m²/t, making it the perfect vessel for sporty day sailing. Its rotating mast and carbon beams are just a few of the features that set it apart from other boats in its class.

                Convenient Transport and Accommodation

                With the option to dismantle the boat and transport it via trailer, the Xquisite 30 SportCat is both convenient and versatile. The hulls are also fitted for overnight stays, making it perfect for those who want to sail for longer periods of time.

                30 SportCat: The Best of Both Worlds

                Whether you want to enjoy a windless day or maneuver in port, the Xquisite 30 SportCat has you covered. With the option of a 10 HP outboard or an electric motor, you can enjoy the thrill of sailing or the quiet of an electric motor. The option of daggerboards instead of the standard skeg keels adds to the boat’s versatility.

                The Bottom Line

                With a length of 30.34 feet, a beam of 15.89 feet, and a draft of 2.46 feet, the Xquisite 30 SportCat is both spacious and agile. Its price of $285,000 ex-tax makes it an affordable luxury for those who want the best of both worlds.

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                Multihulls World

                About Xquisite Yachts:

                Xquisite Yachts is a luxury yacht brand known for its innovative designs, comfort, and sailing performance. The company produces a limited number of multi-award-winning catamarans each year using the latest technology. Customers can purchase finished yachts or place a custom order, with the option to try before they buy through the company’s charter program. Xquisite Yachts can be seen at all major international boat shows.
                About Multihulls World Magazine / Multicoques Mag:

                In both English and French versions, Multihulls World, founded in 1985, is the reference magazine for catamarans and trimarans, sail or motor.

                We would like to thank Multihulls World for their review of the Xquisite 30 SportCat!

                To read the original press release, please click here

                30 Sportcat Gallery

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