Knysna Yacht Company Launch 47th Catamaran

Knysna Yacht Company Launch 47th Catamaran

The Knysna Yacht Company launched successfully their 47th custom-built 50-foot sailing catamaran, a Knysna 500SE (Special Edition) – SV-Catching Up. The Knysna 500SE is a sleek sailing catamaran yacht, expertly designed by world-renowned naval architect Angelo Lavranos, who has been designing yachts for over 40 years. It is designed in a perfect balance between luxury, […]

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Opening Of The Sailing Season 2018 – Knysna

Opening Of The Sailing Season 2018 – Knysna

We were proud to be leading the opening of the Sailing Season in Knysna this year. This annual event is hosted by the Knysna Yacht Club and we were invited to lead with our Knysna 500SE sailing catamaran as the dignitary boat. Watch the video: 

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How Different is Monohull Sailing from Catamaran Sailing?

How Different is Monohull Sailing from Catamaran Sailing?

When choosing between purchasing a monohull or sailing catamaran, there is no denying that catamarans have several essential characteristics that monohulls do not. Below are 4 differences between the two that make a huge difference when out on the water. 1. Comfort Catamarans are far more stable than monohull yachts, which makes it easier to […]

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Is it Better to Buy a New or Used Sail Catamaran

Is it Better to Buy a New or Used Sail Catamaran

Buying New VS Used Catamaran Yachts There is always a debate on whether to buy a new or used catamaran yacht and what the best option is at the end of the day. When buying a catamaran, there are many aspects you have to take into account since it is such an important and valuable […]

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Sailing From Knysna to Madagascar on a Knysna 500SE (Part 3)

Sailing From Knysna to Madagascar on a Knysna 500SE (Part 3)

Part 3: Three Men in a Boat Our foraging in Tulear is an education, especially for Lance who is less familiar with African towns, and finds it fascinating. Tulear is a bustling, busy town. Like many similar places in Africa, the infrastructure is run down and dilapidated, pavements and roads are cracked and potholed, and […]

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Buying a Yacht For Retirement

Buying a Yacht For Retirement

Knowing what to do when you retire is possibly the hardest but probably the most rewarding decision you’re likely to make in your lifetime. We’re here to help you decide why buying a yacht for your retirement is about the best idea there is. Retirement is not only about money, it’s about real life and […]

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Sailing From Knysna to Madagascar on a Knysna 500SE (Part 2)

Sailing From Knysna to Madagascar on a Knysna 500SE (Part 2)

Another day… another bay. A story about 3 guys sailing from Knysna to Madagascar on a Knysna 500SE. Part 2 – The Crossing to Madagascar Wednesday 11th March -­‐ Richards Bay Richards Bay is a nice little place with a completely different feel to Durban. We are very comfortable at Zululand Yacht Club, which has […]

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Boat Review by Two Can Sail (Knysna 500SE)

Boat Review by Two Can Sail (Knysna 500SE)

  The Knysna Yacht Company, a boutique yacht builder out of South Africa, has combined a sleek silhouette with a stylish interior and equipped her with all the live aboard comforts to take a couple anywhere in the world. The key features in the design of the Knysna 500SE allow her to be handled by […]

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Sailing From Knysna to Madagascar on a Knysna 500SE

Sailing From Knysna to Madagascar on a Knysna 500SE

Another day… another bay. A story about 3 guys sailing from Knysna to Madagascar on a Knysna 500SE. Part 1 – Sunday  1st  March  -­‐  Knysna Final days before we leave for Madagascar.Lots of stuff happening on CMD as we prepare for departure. Final fitments of floorboards, repairs, checking stores and clearing the boat for […]

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From Boatyard To Water

From Boatyard To Water

It’s not every day you see a 50-foot sailing catamaran on the road. But each time we launch a new boat into the water we get to plan and coordinate this special day. The locals in Knysna, South Africa also get to enjoy a pretty impressive show with driving skills most would aspire to and hair-raising […]

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