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This Boat has our DNA!      Here at the Multihull Company we were the global distributors and agents for Dolphin Catamarans and over the course of years sold over 24 of these catamarans. When the Global Financial Crisis hit we decided to shut down the shipyard in Brazil. The tooling for the boats remained there and her chief builder, Philippe Pouvreau, was asked to build a few Dolphins for Brazilians using those tools. FAU is one of these "custom Dolphins."  While she is not identical and has some different looks and features, she is the same great sailing boat, and from talking with Philippe recently he assures me she is a fine boat that he built with pride. I am bilingual English-Portugese and have been in touch with her owner and Philippe, and therefore can answer any questions you might have on this very special listing at a superb price.  Dolphins have a proven yacht design, with more than a few safe circumnavigations.  For anyone looking to get a real sailing catamaran, that is a comfortable liveaboard as well, FAU has to be at the top of the list.

Currently enjoying the islands off the Panama coast on the Gulf, will pass by Cayman, Florida Keys and dock in Miami in February.


Additional Details

Master Builder Custom Built!

Looking for a custom built boat by a master?

    Two similar models, baptized "OCEMA 42" were built by Master Builder Philippe Pouvreau at the Dolphin plant in Salvador, Bahia, Brazil.

    Builder of the Dolphin 460 vinyl-ester catamarans as well, two customers wished for a smaller version at 42 ft, and so Philippe hand built these with strip plank technology, enveloped with triaxial fiberglass cloth and epoxy. 

So what is Strip Plank Technology in the 21st Century?

    Cedar strip planking is much stronger and more resistant to impact than fiberglass. Vinyl-ester is a resin used to harden fiberglass, like polyester resin, so same as fiberglass. Vinyl-ester resin is simply more water resistant than polyester resin. Epoxy resin is the most water resistant of all resins. So the combination of cedar strip planking and epoxy is formidable. 

    And strip planking is lighter than fiberglass. It just needs to be protected well so it does not rot in time and therefore the quality of the construction is what matters. Most strip-planked boats are built by amateurs, thus the concern from buyers, as many have rotted in time. However, Philippe Pouvreau is a Master Builder.  

    In the case of the OCEMA's, Philippe used a Brazilian wood called "Louro Vermelho".  It's a tropical fibrous wood, which is light, much stronger and doesn't rot like Red Cedar.  This is used on the hull bottoms as high as 6 inches above the waterline.  It is then covered with 2 layers of resin impregnated triaxial cloth (45/45/0) of 0.2765 lbs/ft2.

    The upper hull and decks are made of 12mm (1/2”) marine plywood and crossbeams of Louro Vermelho as well.  Exterior lamination of the entire boat is made with 800 g/m2 (0.1639 lb/ft2) biaxial fiberglass.  Paint is PU/polyester.

General Description

The Dolphin Catamaran plan was a project developed by legendary Phillip Berman and Philippe Pouvreau in Salvador, Brazil.  As of the late 2000's his partner Philippe Pouvreau took on the boatyard making custom Dolphins, 42 and 46.

Model: OCEMA 42

Launched July 2013

Length: 41,3 ft (12,60 m)

Beam: 23 ft (7.00 m)

Draft (mini keel / standard): 3.3 ft (1.00 m)

Draft with daggerboard down 6.6 ft (2.00 m)

Material: Wood epoxy

Weight: 24,255 lbs (11,000 kg)

Configuration:
  4 Double cabins;
  2 heads

  Galley up

Engines

Yanmar Marine : 3YM 30

Horsepower: 2 x 30 hp (Diesel)

Engine hours: 794 Hrs as of Oct. 2018

Transmission: Sail drive

Sails and Rigging

Rigging: Sloop

Sail area: 1,183.6 ft² (110 m²)

Fully Battened Main 689 ft2 (64 m2) + Genoa Norths Sails 495 ft2 (46 m2)

Electronics

01 Autopilot RAYMARINE ST 70 hydraulic;

VETUS hydraulic system for the rudders, with monkeys 30-175kgm;

VHF NAVICON RT 650, with AIS, with remote PTT;

UNIDEN portable VHF;

01 GPSMAP GARMIN 500 (echoMAP 500);

01 GPSMAP GARMIN 60CSX;

01 SINRAD IS20 combi (Wind and depth);

XANTREX - LINKPRO controller;

Equipment

Bruce Anchor 66 lbs (30 kg) + 200 ft Chain 10 mm

Bruce Anchor 66 lbs (30 kg) + 130 ft Chain 10 mm

Generator of 7.5 kVA, with KUBOTA engine with BAMBOZZI unit (bivolt).

Transformer bivolt of 5 kVA, TERRAMAR.

03 exhaust 12-volt.

09 automatic pumps of 750 gls;

02 automatic pumps of 750 gls (reserve in the package);

01 pressurizing water pump of 1.9 GPM, brand Shurflu;

01 pressurizing water pump of 4.2 GPM, brand Shurflu (reserve);

01 water heater of 30 lts. (220 volts);

02 electric toilets, brand TMC

01 32 'Samsung led TV;

01 LG 29 'LED TV;

02 DVD Player, branded Sony.

01 refrigerator 4.24 ft3 (120 l) (120 volt)

01 freezer 3.53 ft3 (100 l) freezer (120 volts).

01 4 burner stove with oven

02 air conditioners (marine), brand MERMAID. Being one of 12,000 and the other of 16,500 btus.

01 Headsail – Furling Systems PROFFUL C430;

Belgian mast;

01 ANTAL W48 electric winch

03 ANTAL W44

01 winch LOFRANS 1,500 watts electric;

• 14 stopers ANTAL;

02 hatches GOIO 50x50 cm;

04 hatches GOIO 40x40 cm;

08 hatches GOIO 40x20 cm;

01 battery charger 60 amp;

All lighting is LED;

2 inverters 12 Volts 3,000 W each (1 spare) West Marine;

5 Solar panels 140 Watts (each)

01 compressor for diving;

04 fans

Rigid caique (inflatable type) of 9 ft - 2.8 m;

MERCURY 3.3 hp engine

11 Fenders

All beds are 6' 7" long by 4' 11" wide at the shoulders

Disclaimer
The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.customContactInformation

513.677.5338 Mobile and WhatsApp

Managing Broker

Contact - George Ottoni
The Multihull Company

Located in Hollywood Beach, FL

US CELL: +1-513-677-5338
Office Phone: +1-215-508-2704
Email: George@multihullcompany.com
View George Ottoni's Profile

Boat Specifications

Year

2013

Length

42 ft

Location

Florida

Price

260,000

Status

Active

Make

Dolphin

Model

Ocema 42

Name

FAU

Additional Specs

Keel

Fin Keel

Engines

Make: YANMAR

Model: 3YM30

Type: Inboard

Fuel: diesel

Power: 30|horsepower

Year: 2013

Hours: 800

Location: Port



Make: YANMAR

Model: 3YM30

Type: Inboard

Fuel: diesel

Power: 30|horsepower

Year: 2013

Hours: 800

Location: Starboard



About This Boat

This Boat has our DNA!      Here at the Multihull Company we were the global distributors and agents for Dolphin Catamarans and over the course of years sold over 24 of these catamarans. When the Global Financial Crisis hit we decided to shut down the shipyard in Brazil. The tooling for the boats remained there and her chief builder, Philippe Pouvreau, was asked to build a few Dolphins for Brazilians using those tools. FAU is one of these "custom Dolphins."  While she is not identical and has some different looks and features, she is the same great sailing boat, and from talking with Philippe recently he assures me she is a fine boat that he built with pride. I am bilingual English-Portugese and have been in touch with her owner and Philippe, and therefore can answer any questions you might have on this very special listing at a superb price.  Dolphins have a proven yacht design, with more than a few safe circumnavigations.  For anyone looking to get a real sailing catamaran, that is a comfortable liveaboard as well, FAU has to be at the top of the list.

Currently enjoying the islands off the Panama coast on the Gulf, will pass by Cayman, Florida Keys and dock in Miami in February.


Additional Details

Master Builder Custom Built!

Looking for a custom built boat by a master?

    Two similar models, baptized "OCEMA 42" were built by Master Builder Philippe Pouvreau at the Dolphin plant in Salvador, Bahia, Brazil.

    Builder of the Dolphin 460 vinyl-ester catamarans as well, two customers wished for a smaller version at 42 ft, and so Philippe hand built these with strip plank technology, enveloped with triaxial fiberglass cloth and epoxy. 

So what is Strip Plank Technology in the 21st Century?

    Cedar strip planking is much stronger and more resistant to impact than fiberglass. Vinyl-ester is a resin used to harden fiberglass, like polyester resin, so same as fiberglass. Vinyl-ester resin is simply more water resistant than polyester resin. Epoxy resin is the most water resistant of all resins. So the combination of cedar strip planking and epoxy is formidable. 

    And strip planking is lighter than fiberglass. It just needs to be protected well so it does not rot in time and therefore the quality of the construction is what matters. Most strip-planked boats are built by amateurs, thus the concern from buyers, as many have rotted in time. However, Philippe Pouvreau is a Master Builder.  

    In the case of the OCEMA's, Philippe used a Brazilian wood called "Louro Vermelho".  It's a tropical fibrous wood, which is light, much stronger and doesn't rot like Red Cedar.  This is used on the hull bottoms as high as 6 inches above the waterline.  It is then covered with 2 layers of resin impregnated triaxial cloth (45/45/0) of 0.2765 lbs/ft2.

    The upper hull and decks are made of 12mm (1/2”) marine plywood and crossbeams of Louro Vermelho as well.  Exterior lamination of the entire boat is made with 800 g/m2 (0.1639 lb/ft2) biaxial fiberglass.  Paint is PU/polyester.

General Description

The Dolphin Catamaran plan was a project developed by legendary Phillip Berman and Philippe Pouvreau in Salvador, Brazil.  As of the late 2000's his partner Philippe Pouvreau took on the boatyard making custom Dolphins, 42 and 46.

Model: OCEMA 42

Launched July 2013

Length: 41,3 ft (12,60 m)

Beam: 23 ft (7.00 m)

Draft (mini keel / standard): 3.3 ft (1.00 m)

Draft with daggerboard down 6.6 ft (2.00 m)

Material: Wood epoxy

Weight: 24,255 lbs (11,000 kg)

Configuration:
  4 Double cabins;
  2 heads

  Galley up

Engines

Yanmar Marine : 3YM 30

Horsepower: 2 x 30 hp (Diesel)

Engine hours: 794 Hrs as of Oct. 2018

Transmission: Sail drive

Sails and Rigging

Rigging: Sloop

Sail area: 1,183.6 ft² (110 m²)

Fully Battened Main 689 ft2 (64 m2) + Genoa Norths Sails 495 ft2 (46 m2)

Electronics

01 Autopilot RAYMARINE ST 70 hydraulic;

VETUS hydraulic system for the rudders, with monkeys 30-175kgm;

VHF NAVICON RT 650, with AIS, with remote PTT;

UNIDEN portable VHF;

01 GPSMAP GARMIN 500 (echoMAP 500);

01 GPSMAP GARMIN 60CSX;

01 SINRAD IS20 combi (Wind and depth);

XANTREX - LINKPRO controller;

Equipment

Bruce Anchor 66 lbs (30 kg) + 200 ft Chain 10 mm

Bruce Anchor 66 lbs (30 kg) + 130 ft Chain 10 mm

Generator of 7.5 kVA, with KUBOTA engine with BAMBOZZI unit (bivolt).

Transformer bivolt of 5 kVA, TERRAMAR.

03 exhaust 12-volt.

09 automatic pumps of 750 gls;

02 automatic pumps of 750 gls (reserve in the package);

01 pressurizing water pump of 1.9 GPM, brand Shurflu;

01 pressurizing water pump of 4.2 GPM, brand Shurflu (reserve);

01 water heater of 30 lts. (220 volts);

02 electric toilets, brand TMC

01 32 'Samsung led TV;

01 LG 29 'LED TV;

02 DVD Player, branded Sony.

01 refrigerator 4.24 ft3 (120 l) (120 volt)

01 freezer 3.53 ft3 (100 l) freezer (120 volts).

01 4 burner stove with oven

02 air conditioners (marine), brand MERMAID. Being one of 12,000 and the other of 16,500 btus.

01 Headsail – Furling Systems PROFFUL C430;

Belgian mast;

01 ANTAL W48 electric winch

03 ANTAL W44

01 winch LOFRANS 1,500 watts electric;

• 14 stopers ANTAL;

02 hatches GOIO 50x50 cm;

04 hatches GOIO 40x40 cm;

08 hatches GOIO 40x20 cm;

01 battery charger 60 amp;

All lighting is LED;

2 inverters 12 Volts 3,000 W each (1 spare) West Marine;

5 Solar panels 140 Watts (each)

01 compressor for diving;

04 fans

Rigid caique (inflatable type) of 9 ft - 2.8 m;

MERCURY 3.3 hp engine

11 Fenders

All beds are 6' 7" long by 4' 11" wide at the shoulders

Disclaimer
The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.customContactInformation

513.677.5338 Mobile and WhatsApp

Inquire About This Boat

Managing Broker

Contact - George Ottoni
The Multihull Company

Located in Hollywood Beach, FL

US CELL: +1-513-677-5338
Office Phone: +1-215-508-2704
Email: George@multihullcompany.com
View George Ottoni's Profile
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