Catamaran Apanema 58

Ipanema 58 catamaran launched

Fountaine Pajot was one of the first companies to build large cruising cats. Its designs have always been well crafted and very good looking. Barret Racoupeau designed the new flagship model, the Ipanema 58.

Their new flagship catamaran is spacious, elegant, high performing, and offers every convenience.

The IPANEMA 58 is a boat designed to fully enjoy the sea, in great comfort. She has a 25 m² cockpit to live ‘inside and out’, a forward deck with a modular area for sunbathing, and a Flybridge with two entrances (port and starboard) including sunbaths and a protected helm station, making her very convivial.

This big IPANEMA 58 catamaran is all about accommodations, and it definitely delivers in that area. There are four layouts and the Maestro layout is available in two configurations: a five-stateroom layout, or you can eliminate the aft stateroom to starboard and move the galley down there to open up more lounging space in the main cabin. They call this the Lounge Maestro layout.

If you to prefer to cook surrounded by your guests, maybe the regular IPANEMA Maestro layout would work better. Each stateroom has it’s own head and shower except the port forward stateroom, which has no shower stall. If you want to take a lot of friends maybe the six cabin layout would be your choice. The main deck layout includes a nav-and-steering station forward on centerline. With the galley down you get large lounging settees port and starboard aft. Of course the cockpit area—it’s more like a patio—is huge and most of the dining will be here.

The Ipanema’s control center is upstairs on the flying bridge. The sail controls are led to port of the offset steering station. Aft of this there is more lounging settees with two small tables. If you don’t like the sun you can relax in the lower cockpit area. If you want a tan you can relax up on the flybridge. There is nothing missing from this layout. A large solar panel array spans the aft end of the bridgedeck overhang. The view from the bridgedeck under sail must be amazing. It will also be very useful when trying to dock this cat with its immense beam.

A classic version with the saloon distributed between the superb fitted kitchen and saloon spaces create a convivial area.

The following IPANEMA 58 layouts are available:

CLASSIC MAIN DECK:

The boat is designed with a “traditional” layout with the saloon divided into a magnificent fitted galley, lounge and relaxation areas. This creates pleasant welldefined areas for all programs.

ipanema-classic-maindeck

LOUNGE MAIN DECK:

Fountaine Pajot also proposes a LOUNGE layout, with a saloon completely dedicated to relaxation, in which you have well-designed spaces: a real lounge, dining corner and a “boudoir” sofa.
The passageway galley, with easy access for the skipper and hostesses, has been designed to separate functions completely.
In both layouts, the stunning contemporary designed saloon offers a magnificent view of the sea.

ipanema-lounge-maindeck

MAESTRO Version:

This version has 5 cabins, one of which is a magnificent Owner cabin comprising different spaces arranged around an island queen-size bed with a beautiful view of the sea. It has a comfortable sofa and a desk, as well as a real bathroom, with a large shower and separate toilet.
The MAESTRO version also comes in the LOUNGE layout with an Owner suit + 3 cabins and a passageway galley to provide more space for relaxation and receptions in the saloon.

ipanema-maestro

6 CABINS version:

6 identical and generously spaced rooms will make your guests feel really comfortable, while maintaining everyone’s privacy. Each cabin has a private bathroom. The 6 CABIN version is only available in the traditional layout.

ipanema-6cabins

Ipanema 58 Specifications:

Length over all : 17,02 m
Beam over all : 8,88 m
Displacement unloaded : 23 T
Draft : 1,4 m
Main sail area : 102 m²
Genoa area : 67 m²
Standard power : VOLVO 2 x 75 CV

Tank capacity
Fresh water : 1050 l (approx.)
Fuel : 1100 l (approx.)

Architect : Berret Racoupeau Yacht Design

Reviews:

sailmagazine.com
uk.boats.com
cruisingworld.com