Performance vs Cruising Cats

We’re often asked what level of performance you give up when you buy a cruising catamaran. The simple answer is there isn’t a large difference in performance.

Privilège Signature 580

Privilege 580 Deck

A unique feature of Privilège catamarans is the semi-custom nature of the build. The Privilège 580 is one of the most customizable in the fleet.

Ona | The Sailing Life in Photos

We’ve recently returned from a trip to the Privilège boatyard where we helped owners Roger & Marta take delivery of their new Privilège Signature 510. Here’s a scrapbook of the first two weeks learning and sailing aboard Ona.

Privilège Signature 510 Technical Gallery

510 Starboard Engine Room

Take a closer look beneath the hatches and lockers to see access to systems and storage. One of the highlights is the engine room, which in our opinion, will tell you everything you need to know about a full-time liveaboard, offshore yacht.

Semi-Custom at Privilège Catamarans

510 staysail package

The engineers at Privilège Catamarans work closely with each new owner to design a yacht for their individual needs that goes far beyond color selections.

Vendée Globe 2020 Winner

Building on the shared legacy between Privilege Marine and the Vendée Globe, it was only fitting that the new Privilege 580 served as committee yacht.

Boat Shoes & Bathing Suits

John and Noelia aboard s/v Sayonara

One of the biggest questions sailors have when leaving for an offshore passage is what to bring with them. For John and Noelia, the answer way easy: bathing suits, lots of bathing suits, and boat shoes.