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Blade 9 Catamaran

Standard specification

Technical Data & Specification 260115

              Hull and Gunwale

    Hand laid moulded fibreglass construction.

     Bi-Axial stitched fabric reinforcement with stiffening matrix

    Moulded in accordance with Code of Practice rules. 60 mile.

    25mm core stiffening on bridgedeck.

     Al as per laminate schedule.

    Wood pads moulded in at loading and fixing points

    Moulded in quality non-slip finish.

    Bow cleats, 8” stainless steel Oval

    Spring cleats, 8” stainless steel Oval

    Stern cleats, 8” stainless steel Oval

    Forward Pilot Rail in stainless steel. Single bar style

    Anti foul applied.

                    Colour   TBA………….


      Anchor Locker forward, with drains

      Bow roller,  Bollard,  

      Toughened glass window 10mm forward and side

      Toughened glass window in aft bulkhead and doors 6mm


      Hand laid fibreglass over a 18mm Ply deck, with side drainage

        channel & scuppers to rules in force.  

     Watertight Inspection hatch to main under deck compartments, where         required

    Heavy reinforcing at any frame mounting points

    Door to main saloon.

     Door to Toilet

     All stainless in polished finish

    Stainless rails as required to 1m height for Code of Practice and  

    Small Commercial Vessel code

    Nonslip deck in Light Grey for main decks.




    Twin 128 amp hour batteries, one for start one for house.

   Battery on/off switches with change over facility.

    Deck and cabin lights

    DC  12v electrical distribution panel

    Navigation lights to international standard.

    Wired ready for delivery trip



   All under deck opening compartments gel coat finish.

   Bilge pumps, to rules in operation  

  Double stainless hose clamps on all underwater fittings.

   Single lever engine controls and cables.

  Blakes sea cock for toilet.

  Water pressure system, cold water only

  Fire fighting equipment included in Classification Extras.

  Hydraulic steering, twin hand hydraulic system with hydraulic link.

     Main Saloon.  

   Helm and controls

   Blade Helm seat,  single

  Seating for 10 pax

  Storage below seats.

  Access behind console


  Access from main deck, aft port side.

  Lockable hinged door.

  Hand pump toilet.

   Wash basin.


  Hand rail in Stainless steel.

  Ceiling and walls waterproofed.

  Floor in non slip finish.

  Toilet roll holder.


   Possible Additions  to specification.    

 Full set of safety gear to code of practice rules

  (Usually, we do not supply the Life raft in this quotation, as most     customers would rent the life raft from their local supplier).

    Hot water system

  Electric Anchor winch, Vertical  roller.

  Electronic package fitted with Radar , GPS, mapping system,  Dual     frequency sounder.

   VHF  DSC and aerials.  Or to suit.

  Emergency battery

  Electric flush toilet


 Stainless sink,

  Fold away cooker hob


        For inboard version,

    Closable air vents for inboard engines and Generator (if fitted)

   Fire extinguisher injection ports for engine rooms  

   Change over switches, reverse polarity  warning

   Anodes fitted

   Transom exit exhaust with water lock silencer and high riser

    Engine alarm system

    Fresh water engine cooling.

   Stainless steel TeMet  propeller shafts.

    Nibral four blade propellers.  Protective skegs.

    Stainless steel spade rudders.

    Tides Marine stern tube seals, water injected.

    Sea cocks and strainers, all bronze or stainless steel on all through hull        fittings below water  line.

   Fuel senders and gauges fitted for fuel tanks.


       Safety gear.

Code of Practice Safety equipment   

  EPIRB  full class 2 cat          Not required for cat 2   (60 Miles)

  2 life buoys and line

   MCA approved fitted with  bracket. One with light one with line.                                     Life jackets,   

(12 off   jackets  plus  2 Crew  all with  Lights fitted)              

  Parachute flares 4, Red hand flares 6, Smoke signals 2 buoyant or hand     held

  Portable VHF 1 Simrad AX50 GMDSS     

Type Approval ETS300–225 plus IMO, ITU, SOLAS, EU, (EMC)

FCC Part 80 GMDSS Rules (CFR47)

  Life saving signal table solas no 2 times 2 or solas no1 1 off   

   Training manual , solas         

   Radar reflector    fitted  Echomax  & bracket             

   Barometer        stainless case      

   Torch for emergency lighting (SAF 0530)                

  Searchlight hand or portable. Rechargeable ( SAF 0520)    

  Signal lamp  (SAF0405)        


      Main anchor line  to rules    11kg

       kedge anchor line to rules.  8 kg

  Portable bottle fire extinguisher  13A 113B      1 off    

   Additional fire extinguishers         5A34B,            2 off

   Co2  Fire extinguisher for engine room . 6 kg             

  Nautical publications (local charts/pilotage & tide tables, or equivalent)  

   Compass deviation correction table      

   Hand bearing compass or Pelorus       

   Towline  (Can be Warp for kedge anchor)     

   Fresh drinking water 2 ltrs per person.                

  2 safety harnesses with fastening points      

   Over side boarding ladder  (built in)        

   First Aid Manual                          

  First aid kit Cat C annex 6 see code of practice. To long to place here.  

   Two fire buckets and lanyards.       

   One fire blanket in galley.        

   Signal horn   Portable  screw top gas aerosol type     

   TPA for each person          

   MOB lifting equipment       

    Code of practice safety requirements.  Included in the above      Design