SilverYachts’ first catamaran, 36m SpaceCat, launched

SilverYachts launched its first-ever catamaran, the 35.5-metre SpaceCat, last month. The catamaran project was constructed at the shipbuilder’s facilities in the Pearl River Delta of Guangdong Province, China. SpaceCat yacht launch Photo: Denison Yachting – FL Yacht ProThe SpaceCat features an exterior design and naval architecture by Espen Øino International, the studio which SilverYachts works closely with for all of its projects. SpaceCat yacht launch Photo: Denison Yachting – FL Yacht ProSilverYachts has kept the SpaceCat under the 500 GT mark and carved out accommodation for as many as 10 guests and eight crew.SpaceCat yacht launch Photo: Denison Yachting – FL Yacht Pro SilverYachts has constructed her out of aluminium and equipped her with four Volvo Penta engines, that give her a cruising speed of 15 knots and a top speed of 22 knots. SpaceCat yacht launch Photo: Denison Yachting – FL Yacht ProSpaceCat yacht launch Photo: Denison Yachting – FL Yacht ProThis is the first catamaran launched by the Australian-based shipbuilder, and she’ll be followed by two more units, one will be built in China and the other in Australia.SpaceCat yacht launch Photo: Denison Yachting – FL Yacht ProSilverYachts has also announced plans for two smaller Iterations of the series: a 22-metre and a 24-metre unit.SpaceCat yacht launch Photo: Denison Yachting – FL Yacht ProThe first unit of the SpaceCat series is currently undertaking her sea trials. Her delivery date is scheduled for August 2022, after which she’ll head to Thailand where she’ll make her world debut.SpaceCat yacht launch Photo: Denison Yachting – FL Yacht Pro