New Catamarans - Balance 601

Balance Catamarans

Customer Testimonials

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Phillip’s knowledge of catamarans is unbelievable. He has visited nearly every catamaran factory in the world, sailed about every design on every ocean, and has been at hundreds of catamaran surveys. He is not only a World Champion catamaran racer, but a sort of “super agent” for catamarans.

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~ Ron Williams

Balance 601 Standard Equipment

General Details

  • Overall Length 18,288m (60’)
  • Waterline length 16,00m (52’ 6”)
  • Overall Beam 8,70m (28’ 6”)
  • Draft (lightship) 1,35m (4’ 5”)
  • Bridge deck clearance 1,00m (3’ 4”)
  • Mast height (from Deck) 23,45m (76’ 9”)
  • Boom length (from aft of mast) 7,25m (23’ 7”)
  • Main sail 125,4m² (1349,8 ft2)
  • Genoa 77,22m² (830,9 ft²)
  • Displacement 17000kg (18t)
  • Load capacity 6000kg (6t)
  • Fuel capacity 2000L (528,3 gallon)
  • Fresh water 2000L (528,3 gallon)

Hull, Deck & Bulkheads

  • Epoxy with vacuum sandwich foam-core
  • Hull 25mm (1”) Corecell™
  • Deck 30mm (1,2”) Corecell™
  • Coach roof 30mm (1,2”) core
  • Main bulkheads 30mm (1,2”) core
  • Carbon reinforced

Rudders, Tiller Arms & Bars

  • Composite spade rudders
  • Stainless steel stock
  • Emergency tiller

Steering

  • Edson steering system with stainless steel cable/chain

Mast, Spars and Rigging

  • Southern Spars™ anodized aluminum mast & boom with single spreader
  • Spreader lights
  • Deck light
  • Steps on mast

Engines

  • 2 x 110hp Yanmar shaft drive engines
  • 2 x Standard 3-blade fixed propellers
  • Engine controls cable system
  • Engine rooms with soundproofing

Sails

  • Quantum Sails SA
  • Main sail fully battened
  • Furling Genoa (Facnor® manual furler)

Electrical

  • Mastervolt battery management system with easy view
  • 24V DC Distribution
  • 230V AC Distribution
  • 2 x Start batteries Mastervolt 160A
  • 4 x House Bank AGM 12/270 540A
  • 1 x 24/2500-60 Mastervolt Mass Combi (inverter/charger)
  • 1 x 24/60-3 ChargeMaster
  • Shore power connection
  • 1 x 24V to 12V DC-DC 20A converter
  • 2 x 75A alternators to charge house bank
  • 1 x FM radio/CD player
  • LED lighting - all cabin and saloon areas
  • Fluorescent lighting - all service areas

Navigation Instruments

  • 8” colour radar/plotter network station
  • 2kw 24nm Radome
  • Autopilot
  • Compass
  • VHF Radio
  • Wind FI-501
  • Tridata FI-503 (Depth, speed & temp)

Anchorage and Mooring

  • 1 x Rocna® 40 main anchor
  • 1 x Rocna® 40 spare anchor
  • 70m x 12mm chain for main anchor (98’ x ½”)
  • 20m x 12mm chain for spare anchor (65’ x ½”)
  • 50m rope for spare anchor (164’)
  • 1 x Maxwell HWC3500 windlass with foot switches
  • 8 x Fenders
  • 6 x Mooring lines

Cabins & Heads

  • Port forward cabin
    • 1 x king size bed and 1 x single bed
  • 1 x day head with separate shower
  • Starboard forward cabin
    • 1 x king size bed en-suite

    Water Tanks/Plumbing

    • 2 x 110L (29 gallon) black water tanks
    • 2 x 700L (185 gallon) composite fresh water tanks
    • 2 x 300L (79 gallon) composite fresh water tanks
    • 2 x fresh water pumps
    • 1 x salt water deck wash pump
    • All tanks include ultrasonic level sensors
    • Analogue displays for tanks
    • 4 x manual bilge pumps
    • 6 x electric bilge pumps
    • 1 x 60L (15,85 gallon) water heater

    Windows / Sliding Door / Hatches

    • Saloon 12,5mm (½”) reflective tinted windows
    • Aluminum sliding door between cockpit & saloon
    • Aluminum sliding window between cockpit & galley
    • 2 x composite hatches - lazaret
    • 2 x Lewmar® medium profile size 70 - battery box & windlass
    • 10 x Lewmar® medium profile size 60 - storage area, cabins and saloon front windows
    • 8 x Lewmar® medium profile size 40 - rooftop & forward cabins
    • 4 x Lewmar® low profile size 10 - Showers
    • 10 x Lewmar® Atlantic Port light 60 – cabins
    • 4 x Lewmar® Atlantic Port lights 40 - showers
    • All hatches complete with plastic trim and fly screen

    Deck Fittings & Gear

    • 2 x stainless steel pushpits
    • 2 x stainless steel pulpits with seating
    • stainless steel stanchions with double wire & gate on port & starboard sides
    • 6 x large mooring cleats
    • 2 x medium mooring cleats
    • 1 x stainless steel dive ladder
    • 2 x motorized Harken® 60 STA two speed winches
    • 1 x manual Harken® 50 STA two speed winch
    • Harken® deck gear
    • Harken® Battcar system
    • Port & starboard aft cabins
      • double beds both en-suite
    • All toilets & showers separated
    • 4 x electrically operated toilets

    Saloon

    • 8 person seating with locker space
    • Panoramic view from saloon
    • Navigation table with main electrical panel

    Cockpit

    • 8 person seating with cushions
    • Table with locker space below
    • Entirely covered by hardtop

    Galley & Appliances

    • 4 burner domestic gas hob and oven
    • 1 x 130L (4,6 cu.ft.) Indel Webasto refrigerator
    • 1 x 90L (3,3 cu. ft.) Indel Webasto freezer
    • Double sink with dish drying drawer
    • Bar counter
    • Corian® counter tops

    Safety equipment

    • 10 man life raft
    • Equipped for ‘A’ license (SAMSA)

    Possible Optional Extra Features

    • Folding propellers
    • Generator
    • Dive compressor
    • Solar panels
    • Air-conditioning
    • Asymmetrical spinnaker 220m² (2368 ft²)
    • Screacher 168m² (1800 ft²)
    • Microwave oven
    • Washing machine
    • Tumble dryer
    • Additional freezers
    • Additional refrigerators
    • Icemaker
    • TV & entertainment system
    • Tender boat
    • Additional house bank batteries
    • Extra water heater
    • Weather covers for helm and cockpit

    * SPECIFICATIONS SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT PRIOR NOTICE

     

    Testimonials From Satisfied Customers

    "

    These are stand up people, who make a stand up product. I would buy from them again in a heartbeat.

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    ~ Jay Clark, Dolphin 460
    "Sugar Shack"

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    I just wanted you to know that your level of service and the high degree of customer satisfaction have made owning my Dolphin a great experience.

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    ~ Daniel Zlotnick, Dolphin
    "Sugar Shack"

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