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Lightwave 38
Sailing Catamaran

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The Lightwave 38 is a coastal blue water classic, renowned for combining impressive sailing performance and luxurious comfort in a sleek, stylish catamaran that will take you safely to the place of your dreams.

The Lightwave 38 is spacious and airy, functional and safe, and easily handled by two. Featuring full headroom throughout there is a variety of two, three or four cabin layouts to choose from including options of Galley Up; an optional Full Forward Ensuite with separate shower and toilet areas; the Master Aft Cabin option features a viewing window in the hull and offers a low height island style queen bed; and an end mounting bed configuration is also available in the port forward cabin.

Launched originally in 2002, the Lightwave 38 is the most refined Lightwave design. It was re-released as updated models in 2006 and 2010.

SPECIFICATIONS

Technical Specifications
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Length Overall11.3m38’0”
Beam – Maximum6.67m21’10”
Head Room (Saloon)1.95m6’4”
Head Room (Hulls)2.00m6’6”
Bridge Clearance0.75m2’6”
Keel Draft1.1m3’7”
Displacement – Light Ship5000kg11 023lb
Max. Disp. D.W.L6500kg14 300lb
Fuel Capacity – normal capacity250lt55 GB gal. – 66 US gal.
Fresh Water Capacity500lt110 GB gal. – 132 US gal.
Engines
Diesel Engines2 x 29hp Yanmar or Volvo Penta
PropulsionTwin 3 blade folding propellers on sail drive legs
Maximum Speed – Motoring3000 r.p.m9.5 knots
Cruising Speed – Motoring2500 r.p.m7.5 knots
Rigging
Sail Areas – Main Sail47m2514 sq ft
Self Tacking Jib20m2224 sq ft
Overlapping: Genoa (Optional)29m2319 sq ft
Spinnaker (Optional)106m21 141 sq ft
Screecher (Optional)47m2514 sq ft
Maximum Speed16 knots plus
Accommodation
Standard 3 cabin layoutStandard 3 cabin layout
Length to Beam Ratio (for each hull)10.8:1

Lightwave 35
Sailing Catamaran

The Lightwave 35’, originally released as the Lightwave 10.5 in 1997, was the state of the art performance cruising catamaran having the greatest combination of accommodation, looks, and performance of any boat in its size range, at that time.

It was a pioneering multihull design that set the benchmark for future competing designs, and was awarded the Australian Sailing Multihull of the Year in 2000.

SPECIFICATIONS

L.O.A.10.5m34’5”
B.O.A.6.67m21’10”
Head Room (Saloon)1.9m6’3”
HEADROOM (HULLS):2.0m6’6”
BRIDGEDECK CLEARANCE:0.75m2’6
KEEL DRAFT:1.05m3’5”
MAST HEIGHT:14.4m47’3”
SAIL AREA:
Main:41m2
Jib:17m2
Spinnaker:85m2
DISP LIGHT SHIP:4800Kg
DISP D.W.L.:6000Kg
ENGINE POWER:2 x 19 HP
FUEL CAPACITY:210 L46 GAL
FRESH WATER CAPACITY:450 L100GAL
ACCOMMODATION:6

Lightwave 46 Powercat

For long range cruising in absolute comfort, the Lightwave 46’ Powercat is the ultimate. This magnificent vessel combines space, comfort and ocean going capabilities in a spectacular energy efficient package.

The Lightwave 46’ Powercat evolved from the demand in the market for a long range global motor cruiser. Incorporating the benefits that the wide beam of the catamaran provides including vast stability, shallow draft, and plenty of interior space, the emphasis of the Lightwave 46’ Powercat was to provide a luxury cruising catamaran with stylish design appeal, excellent fuel efficiencies at comfortable cruising speeds, long range capacity and payload for extended cruising, and ocean going capabilities.

SPECIFICATIONS

Technical Specifications
Length Overall14.0m46’0”
Beam – Maximum7.3m24’0”
Draft1.2m4’0”
Head room (Saloon)1.95m6‘4”
Head room (Hulls)2.00m6‘6“
Bridge Deck Clearance (D.W.L)0.95m3’2”
Height Above Waterline4.2m13’10”
Displacement Max10,000kg22,046lbs
Max. Disp. D.W.L10,500 kg23,000 lb
Fuel Capacity1600lt352GB gal. 423 US gal.
Fresh Water Capacity500lt110GB gal. 132 US gal.
ENGINES Volvo Penta2 x D3 160hp Volvo Penta
Engines
Diesel Engines2 x D-3 160 Hp Volvo Penta engines
PropulsionTwin 4 blade fixed propellers
Standard Power – Maximum Speed4000 r.p.m 21.0 knots
Standard Power – Fast Cruising3000 r.p.m 15.5 knots
Standard Power – Fast Cruising3000 r.p.m 15.5 knots
Standard Power – Long Range Cruising1800 r.p.m 9 knots
Maximum Range
(under power economical)
1800 r.p.m @ 10lt per hour = 1530 nautical miles
3000 r.p.m @ 28lt per hour = 940 nautical miles
Accommodation
Standard 3 cabin layout6 persons (Subject to layout)
(A) All figures are provisional and subject to change.
(B) Right is reserved to make changes, modifications or improve production without prior notice.
(C) Weight shown is estimate of model’s weight displacement with standard inventory equipment aboard.
(D) Capacities of tanks are estimated to be total capacity of tanks. Usable capacities will vary depending upon conditions.

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ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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ENGINE ROOM

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