Catamaran For Sale – Knysna 440 (Bahamas)

Price Reduced! $230,000 (USD)
S/V Quazami is a Bahamas based 2004 Knysna 440 Catamaran For Sale by Owner
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S/V Quazami is a 2004 Knysna 440 Catamaran in sail away condition, equipped for the cruising lifestyle and ready for blue water crossing. She was extensively upgraded in 2021. With 1190w of solar Quazami is energy self-sufficient and can be taken to remote locations, without the need to ever go into marinas. She can comfortably sleep up to 7 people.

Designed by renowned naval architect Angelo Lavranos, she has been built to a high standard by the Knysna Yachting Company, who prides itself on its reputation within the industry for producing high quality, fast yachts that are able to safely and comfortably cross oceans. Deliberately keeping production numbers low enables Knysna to pay attention to detail without ever compromising on safety.

Quazami has been continously upgraded over the years including newly upholstered cushions inside and out in 2023, new anti-foul bottom paint and new seals for the sail drives September 2022, new lithium batteries and a new Genoa 56m2 sail in 2021.

Knysna 440 Review: Upgraded St Francis 44

In 2002 Knysna Yacht Company (pronounced “Knees-nuh”) set out to become a boutique builder for high quality, semi-custom catamarans. Building on the legacy of the South African catamaran industry, the company purchased the tooling for the Angelo Lavranos designed St. Francis 44 hulls. Then Knysna changed the cabin and interior layout and the weight balance to launch their own take on the cruising catamaran. The Knysna engineers found that the St. Francis 44, a successful cruising design, still had room for improvement in areas of interior volume, cabin height and weight distribution. The original design had center engine placement in the hulls, but the Knysna team moved the engines towards the stern and added a small stern scoop to to increase sea kindliness and motion. Moving the engines aft gave the new team more space to work with mid-ships in each hull and gave the boat more lift in waves, […]