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FastWater 52 SailCat

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Auxiliary Power

Primary auxiliary power is provided by twin 75 hp diesel engines with sail drives and three blade folding propellers for high motoring speeds. Engine controls are electronic, including wireless remote engines controls to assist docking and anchoring from any location on deck.


Each engine has a fuel purification/polishing system and reversing oil changing system. There is an automatic fire extinguishing system and intake and exhaust blower system with demister grills in each engine room. There is a 12 volt bow thruster in the port bow.


Steering System

Twin balanced aluminum spade rudders with composite bearings are connected with a cross bar and tillers driven by a cable and radial drive system.


Climate Control and Appliances

The galley is equipped with a trash compactor and icemaker, convection/microwave oven with exhaust blower, four burner propane stove and 12 volt evaporator plate refrigeration and freezer with digital thermostats.


There are three self-contained 16,000 Btu reverse cycle air-conditioning systems with ozone air cleaners which service the interior, cockpit and engine rooms. Additionally there is a separate diesel forced air heating system and de-humidification system. The work room has a combination washer/dryer.


Ground Tackle

The anchor windlass is mounted below deck and protected by a water proof hatch. It incorporates twin horizontal chain gypsies with a single capstan. Both primary and secondary anchors with all chain rodes and anchor bridles are mounted below deck and deploy from below the foredeck strut. The capstan leads to a custom deck mounted roller. Additional features include high pressure anchor rhode cleaning spray nozzles, rode counters and salt and fresh water wash downs.




The sophisticated 120v/12v electrical system panel incorporates digital meters for amps, volts and hertz. There are 50 amp shore power cords with automatic stowage system port and starboard, as well as a third auxiliary 30 amp service in the anchor locker.


An isolation transformer provides corrosion protection and increased safety as well as accommodating different voltage for foreign ports. Auxiliary AC power is provided by an 8kw diesel generator. An additional 2 kw gasoline generator can be utilized as a backup system.


A 3kw inverter provides AC power from the batteries. The large battery bank has a 1200 amp capacity and is charged by a 120v 150 amp charger, twin 130 amp engine alternators and an 800 watt solar array.


All charging devices have state of the art regulation and charge both engine and house batteries simultaneously. The alloy hull is protected with a cathode protection system. All interior, exterior, underwater and running lights are 12 volt LED minimizing power consumption. There is a powerful remote spotlight on the bow of one hull.



Standard electronics installed at the helm include: electronic charting with large LED screen, two linear drive auto pilots, large compass, infrared camera, radar, sonar, knot, depth, apparent wind and vhf remote. Electronics installed in the interior and nav station include: SSB, vhf, security system, 37" Led TV and stereo system with speakers in the main salon, cockpit and foredeck.



Welded aluminum fuel, water, and waste tanks with baffles and level monitors

Dual 115 gal fuel tanks with transfer pump

200 gal water tank with 12 volt high pressure pump, flow meter, and control manifolds in each head and galley.

120 volt, 20 gal., water heater connected to engine heat exchanger

400 gal/day 12 volt water maker

Two 12 volt electric freshwater heads

Two 65 gal holding tanks with y valve, deck pump out, and discharge macerator.

Self contained automatic shower sump pumps.

Three 12 volt 4000 gal/hr and two manual bilge pumps in each hull.

Self cleaning raw water strainer with manifold, for air conditioning and saltwater wash down

Engine and generator raw water strainers

Water purification system at all sinks and showers

Hot and cold shower and dock side water pressure outlets on each transom

Two 20lb. fiberglass, propane tanks with selector valve and remote shut off with sensor.

28 gallon gasoline storage tank mounted in a vented box outside of the cockpit.

Miscellaneous equipment

Sea anchor with separate rhode

Four large fenders, and four very large inflatable fenders with 12 v pump

Nine dock lines

Boarding ramp and separate boarding ladder

Safety gear including six man life raft, man over board module

Rail mounted gas barbecue and table

Eleven foot inflatable dinghy with center console and 20 hp four stroke outboard

Diesel damage control pump

Hookah diving equipment