NEW MODEL Helia 44 a ray of light

Posted: 20th June 2012.

Fountaine Pajot, the world leaders in cruising catamaran technology and design, have again set the benchmark through a $2.5 M investment in an all new blue water sailing catamaran, “The Helia 44”.

Meaning ‘ray of sunshine’, The Helia 44 is the result of a strong collaboration between the Fountaine Pajot team and the Berret Racoupeau architects office. This outstanding catamaran is now under construction at the company’s manufacturing facilities in France, bringing together many completely new design features from the companies 30+ years in the catamaran industry.

The Helia 44 will be the 19th model released from the Fountaine Pajot yard and is set to be the most exciting blue water cruising catamaran of her size on the world market today.

Patrick Gilot and Richard Kilburn from Multihull Solutions will be at the Fountaine Pajot boat yard in France between 27-30 June for the International dealer conference and to receive a full briefing on this magnificent new catamaran. Please don’t hesitate to email to arrange an inspection if you wish to see first hand, the new Helia 44 under construction.

The Helia 44 will be officially released on 27 June at the annual Fountaine Pajot International Dealers Conference in La Rochelle, France. View the first impressions of the new Helia 44 here.

If you would like to register to be the first to receive full details, actual photos and plans on the new Helia 44, please email Rachel.

The Helia 44 will be launched on 20 July 2012 in La Rochelle for her initial sea trials and will be on its first public display during the Cannes International Boat Show between 11-16 September 2012.

Photo Gallery:

Below is a very limited number of “pre-release” images, more will be revealed after the official launch on the 27th June 2012.

Click on the below images to enlarge and scroll through the gallery.

For more information on this stunning new vessel, please do not hesitate to contact us.


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