1998 Maine Cat 30

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Yacht Overview

Make: Maine Cat

Model: 30

Year: 1998

Length: 30′

Located In: Saint Augustine, FL

Engine/Fuel Type: unleaded

Hull Material: Fiberglass

YW#: 9101059


NEW LISTING – “Conch Sun” is a great daysailing/weekender catamaran that combines catamaran speed and performance with creature comforts.  A fun family boat, she has been lightly sailed since 2016 by her present owner.  She is currently in the water at a marina in Saint Augustine ready for your inspection.  This boat has potential as a charter business – sunset cruises, daysailing, beach excursions, use your imagination!  Shown by appointment.    

Full Specs

Boat Name

Conch Sun


LOA: 30
LWL: 29.25
Beam: 18 ft
Maximum Draft: 5 ft
Displacement: 4,000 lb
Bridge Clearance: 47 ft
Dry Weight: 4,000 lb
Headroom: 6.25 ft


Engine Brand: Yamaha
Engine Model: Yamaha
Engine/Fuel Type: unleaded
Engine Power: 9.9|horsepower
Engine Type: Outboard 4 Stroke

Engine Brand: Yamaha
Engine Model: Yamaha
Engine/Fuel Type: unleaded
Engine Power: 9.9|horsepower
Engine Type: Outboard 4 Stroke


Fresh Water Tanks: 2 (54 Gallon)
Fuel Tanks: 2 (9 Gallon)
Holding Tanks: 1 (20 Gallon)


Number of cabins: 2
Number of heads: 1

Sail Area

Working Sail Area : 500.00 sq ft. Sails include main and jib, both in good working condition. 

Manufacturer Provided Description

The Maine Cat 30 is a lightweight, elegant cruising catamaran designed as the ultimate family cruising multihull. Her low profile and aerodynamic styling produce a "slippery" shape easily driven with a modest sail plan and small outboard auxiliaries. The Maine Cat 30 sails flat (very comfortable), has a draft of two feet (bring her up to the beach), and is a real sailing machine (light helm, points high, speeds to 12 knots). She is a delightful performance cruising catamaran with excellent visibility in any direction. All sail and engine controls are within easy reach of the helmsman. Her fine entry, buoyant ends, and excellent underwing clearance produce an easy, relaxing motion in a seaway. One can relax in the huge deck salon and aft cockpit areas of the 8-foot by 11-inch open bridgedeck. There are two styles of hard tops: the "original" more molded and enclosed top, or the "sport" hardtop. Both hardtops feature removable 40 mil acrylic windows to let in a cool breeze on a warm summer cruise. The hardtops provide 6-foot 4-inch headroom, and an optional aft full enclosure (with screens), converts the entire bridgedeck into an extra topside cabin. Enjoy sailing in all kinds of weather protected inside the pilothouse enclosure. Inboard facing companionway hatches can be left open or removed to provide easy access and generate a light, airy feeling below. Accommodations in the hulls are generous. The standard arrangement has two extra large double berths (57 in. x 6 ft. 8 in.) in the aft quarter of each hull. The port double converts to a comfortable dinette or perfect chart table. The galley is large, well ventilated, and provides ample counter space and storage. There is also a 44-inch wide single berth forward in the port hull. The master stateroom is in the starboard hull with hanging locker, changing area, and fully enclosed head with a shower. The interior has been kept very simple and elegant. Bulkheads and fabric headliners have been eliminated to provide an open, well-ventilated space, which is easy to keep clean. The Maine Cat 30 is built to the highest quality of workmanship possible. Skilled craftsmen follow a Maine tradition of building with integrity and caring for a job well done. This, combined with modern innovative designs and engineering expertise, produces wonderful sailing catamarans that will last a lifetime. The Maine Cat 30 hull shape has a beam to length ratio of 1:10 which yields a maximum waterline beam of 2 feet 11 inches when displacing 6,000 pounds. The Maine Cat 30 was designed with a large 2,000 pound payload capacity providing an extra margin of cruising comfort and safety. Buoyancy in the ends - the prismatic coefficient - is important to ensure the leeward hull is not driven under in a blow or "hobby-horse" in a short, steep sea. The Maine Cat 30 has a nice, deep forefoot and flaring topsides, which build up buoyancy rapidly when immersed. The deadrise aft is gradual and flattening in the underwater section. This provides ample reserve buoyancy when loaded and hydrodynamic lift at fast cruising speeds, under sail and power. Wetted surface has been minimized with computer aided fairing and hydrostatic analysis provided by AreoHydro using the latest version of MultiSurf. The rudders are protected with 9-inch "bumper-keels" which are not part of the main hull structural lay-up. The underwater foil on the Maine Cat 30 is a daggerboard in the starboard hull with uphaul and downhaul lines located on deck. The efficient daggerboard provides excellent windward performance and, since the boat only he