New Catamarans - Balance 601

Balance Catamarans

Customer Testimonials

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My advice to anyone buying a catamaran, new or used, is to find a real professional, a true buyer-broker with vast experience and integrity, who understands that counting happy customers is far more important than turning a fast dollar.

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~ Andreas Julseth

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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