The 451 a top-rated blue-water performance Cat designed and built to restore balance to a catamaran market which has grown filled with production charter catamarans and racers. With her sharp forward raked wave piercing bows, the Balance 451 is striking to behold and while resembling more race-oriented catamarans, the 451 was designed to strike the ideal balance between comfort at anchor and performance wth control at sea.
She is fast, strong, safe, extremely comfortable to live on, simple to operate, and easy to maintain and sustain.
There is ample storage throughout for long range cruising and Rendezvous has been generously spec'd to have all the capabilities to operate in even the most remote parts of the world.
o Ultralight hardtop bimini
o Vinylester resins and foam core in her hulls and decks reinforced with carbon fiber for extra strength and light weight
o Buoyant, high aspect ratio dagger-boards
o Lithium ion batteries - eliminates need for a generator
o Large solar panel array on custom arch
o Longer stern platform for easy loading/unloading
o All lines ran to a central location for single/short handling
o Protected, raised helm station for easy viewing & comfort
o ABS Offshore Racing engineering standards and exceeds ISO standards.
o Sculpted, semi-circular seating in the cockpit
o Huge master suite with walk-in shower
o Self-tacking jib
o Screecher for improved off wind sailing performance
o Custom spinnaker for downwind sailing
o ICW Mast clearance (62.11 height off water)
o Raised helm station for maximum visibility
o Premium grade trampolines
o Carbon Fiber bow sprit
Locations: Coffs Harbour - Port Macquarie - Pittwater - Sydney Harbour - Batemans Bay
Paratech Sea Anchor+bridle+rode
6 man Viking RescuYou premium life raft with auto release
Electric / manual
Fire extinguishers, fire blanket
Victron BMV-712 battery monitor
123/Smart BMS control LiFePO4 Batteries
CALB LiFePO4 batteries 400ah @ 24V New 2019
Victron 24/70/3000 inverter/charger 120V
Victron Skyla-I 220V battery charger
Start Batteries 12V x 2 (new 2021)
All LED lighting
1360 Watts of solar on custom arch -Currently no solar panels on the bimini. However, the wires are run and a Victron Bluesolar 100/50 MPPT is installed for that purpose. So if more solar required just add panels.
Upgraded Raymarine Electronics, with radar, autopilot, AIS, dual depth sounders
Upgraded Raymarine ACU-400 auto-pilot & pumps for more robust performance
Icomm 802.1 HF Marine Radio
Raymarine Ray55 VHF Radio and cockpit handset
Mainsail: 706.5 ft2/65.63m2
Self Tending Jib: 260.7ft2/24.22m2
Self-tending blade jib on a curved track to simplify tacking
Screecher: 711.6 ft2/66.1m2
Large roller furling screecher to sail in winds as low as 5 knots on all points of sail and reaching in excess of 16 knots.
Spinnaker: 1,367 sq '
Mast Height Off Deck: 56ft 6in/17.22m
Mast Height Off Water: 62ft 11in/19.19m Specifications
1 power winch and 3 manual Lewmar winches
Manage the mainsail halyard and all reefing lines at a single station positioned aft of the helm seat with an electric winch Galley and Cockpit
Performance blue water cruising catamaran.
Thoroughly equipped and set up for comfortable fast passage to remote destinations to enable a life completely off the grid.
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