26m Wavepiercer Catamaran - 'Ultimate Lady' Purpose designed for sport fishing around the globe, Ultimate Lady epitomises the virtues of the wave piercer concept. Highly efficient, slender displacement hulls allow this aggressively styled motor yacht to sprint at 30 knots, comfortably cruise at 25 knots and efficiently passage make at 10 - 15 knots with a range in excess of 3000 nautical miles.
Her wave piercing hull configuration lends truly impressive ride characteristics, coping with aplomb at 25 knots in both head and following seas that leave comparable sized mono hulls wallowing far behind in her wake. The boat caters for large groups of people, comfortably sleeping 14 guests with provision for further bunks if necessary. Definitely a social boat, Ultimate Lady features plenty of large, open plan spaces in both covered and open decks. A serious game fish seeker, her bridge is truly world class. Twin electrically adjustable Recaro helm chairs seat the helmsman and an observer in front of an array of sophisticated monitoring and navigational electronics. Ultimate Lady's multilevel carbon fibre antennae mast towering 8m above the sun deck bristles with navigation and communications gear which enables her to talk to anywhere on the globe from any of the worlds oceans.
Encompassing all of the detail and equipment that her owner wished, this custom designed boat has met or exceeded all that was expected of her. Intended to fulfil a dream, Ultimate Lady is testimony to the design, project management and build co-ordination skills of Craig Loomes Design Group Ltd. and the boat building skills of the group that was assembled to construct the vessel. Ultimate Lady was the recipient of an International Super Yacht Society, Super Yacht of the Year Award in 1998.