Today, the McConaghy 62 multihull is the most highly engineered, advanced flybridge catamaran in the world. Sail on this Grand Prix style yacht in a luxurious loft-like apartment setting. Unencumbered by dagger boards the MC62 is equipped with push button centerboards that automatically raise on impact – making this one of the safest offshore performance thoroughbreds. A unique, all glass aft saloon screens let guests enjoy the “open” platform space unlike on any other cruising multihull. The premium interior is crafted in the finest wood veneers, Consequently only the most luxurious fittings and materials are selected to create this carbon-hybrid super-cat.
MC62 Top Class Design and Engineering
The McConaghy 62 multihull is the bigger sistership to the MC55 and was designed from the ground up by Jason Ker. The builder, Mark Evans and his team at McConaghy Boats are responsible for the most high-tech racing machines and luxury superyachts in the world built for some of the most demanding customers and conditions.
Overview of the McConaghy 62 multihull:
The entire McConaghy catamaran range from 52 to 100′ were designed as super-flybridge yachts that can approach sailing at wind speed. The MC62 is no exception, formerly known as the MC60, she can approach cruising speeds which are very close to the True Wind. In a 15-knot breeze you will sail at 15 knots. Thanks to a meticulous control of weight owner’s will experience sailing unlike on any other catamaran. Sailing in utmost luxury at double digit speeds, effortlessly and safely.
One of the World’s Safest Catamarans
Unlike many other high-performance catamarans – the McConaghy 62 has been designed and engineered with safety as its core parameter. Potentially hazardous daggerboards which could create a hull breach have been avoided and replaced by a simple but highly effective push-button centerboard system. This is a first in this luxury multihull market segment. In the retracted position the centerboard is completely flush with the hull. Consequently when fully deployed the MC62 has a draft of nearly 9’, which rivals the most efficient windward foils. In case of striking an underwater object, the centerboards will automatically raise and avoid damage to the hull structure.
Highly Engineered and Built to Last
The McConaghy 62 is crafted in a controlled vacuum infusion process of E-glass, Epoxy and Carbon. This makes the much lighter and stronger than similar length catamarans. Consequently she can have an open concept salon and is immensely stiff. Just as America’s Cup foiling catamarans the McConaghy 62’s stiffness and full carbon longeron also allow for her forward crossbeam elimination.
Grand Prix style sailing from the Flybridge
The McConaghy 62 multihull has a streamlined “super-fly”-bridge like much larger vessels. Dont be fooled, she is still a true Grand Prix style yacht with exceptional light air performance. She has a multitude of innovative features, such as a completely opening, all glass aft salon doors and giant sliding side salon windows. This means that most of the time, even in pouring rain you can enjoy an “open” platform with full protection from the elements. The MC62’s flybridge provides not only a perfect social gathering space, but also lets the helmsman fully control this thoroughbred from one single control station.
A Top Class Interior to match her Performance
Of course, the interior of the MC62 is top of the range and only the finest woods and hardware are used throughout. All joinery is custom built and finished to McConaghy Boats uncompromising high-quality standards. Unlike most builders, all furniture is designed and built in-house. The modern interior is constructed using a mix of hand-painted surfaces and lightweight, exotic wood laminates with soft fabric accents. There are a variety of layouts to choose from.
Engineered and Crafted by the Best in the Business
From the advanced DC-switching system which you can control from your I-pad to the four standard electric radial winches on the flybridge the MC62 is a push button, no-compromise super-yacht. The McConaghy 62 catamaran is built in the same production facility, by the same passionate craftsmen using the techniques employed on the worlds most advanced super-maxis and hardcore racing yachts. This means the attention to weight control (the enemy of fast cats), detail and engineering is like in no other yard. This performance cruising catamaran is the perfect blend of luxury and high tech.
Think next-gen fighter jet meets a New York style luxury loft apartment.
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