Article by Christine Mahe, posted: 2nd November 2012. A level of comfort on board a catamaran lively and fast: Catana’s yards just succeed this challenge with their latest, the Catana 59, presented for the first time in September during the Cannes international yacht show. Hulls very tense, a wing borrowed from racing catamarans with a short mainsail, easy to manage, and a front sail enlarged, inverted bows and a drift curve revolutionary for hydrofoil effect… it will be understood, the Catana 59 is a concentrate of innovations developed with the assistance of renowned race architects. Objective: pushing ever further performance with a catamaran craft highly responsive and faster on the water. Additional asset to the vanguard of shipbuilding, the infusion process and the use of carbon make the Catana 59 more lightweight than rigid. Furthermore, it has process Twaron ® Impact: aramid fiber, ten times more puncture proof than traditional fiberglass covers the submerged part of the hull. Thus increased safety with the Catana 59 which also has high freeboard, a large nacelle height for crossing seas and very good stability with a perfect aspect ration. Click here to read full story Catana 58 – Innovations for the world of racing.