Estimated Construction Cost of a Catamaran

Discussion in 'Multihulls' started by ORPHEN, Jun 16, 2014.

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    ORPHEN Junior Member

    Dearest Sirs,

    Good day!
    Can you please give me an idea of how much it will cost to construct a reinforced fiber glass Catamaran with a dimensions of 25m x 12m x 3m. Twin screw and can run about 25knots at full speed?

    Also for a Catamaran with an aluminum material having the same particulars of the fiber glass.Operation of the vessel will be in in-land waterways or bays. Cost is not limited to where she will be constructed.


  2. Ad Hoc
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    Costs vary from yard to yard and country to country. You should ask a yard local to you.
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    Double what you estimate. :D

    And then a bit more.
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    & because it's a cat double it again(x 2 hulls) & add another for the inbetween.
    It's a very how long is a piece of string Question ORPHEN,.... twice as long as half way along.
    Without more info, & I'd be guessing anyway, are you building it or buying one?

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    I guess knowing whether the engines are 10hp or 250hp each might impact costs a bit.

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    What are you going to do with 25 meter? Ferryboat? It will not fit in the inland waterway (Pasig River).

    The largest cat built here to my present knowledge is 23m. (rule length) designed by Robert Cole as a ferryboat (commercial) and complies with local standards (which is realy ABS) cost about PHP 15 million. Search
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