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SPECIFICATIONS

three; with a Pulse Line rig the first reef
goes into the mainsail at around 18-20
knots true. Off the wind, a lot more
power is available with a furling crossover sail and for downwind legs there's
an even larger gennaker.
under Sail
We had a good sailing breeze of 12-20
knots true and a short, lumpy sea that
the Excess cats took in their stride. To
complicate our boatspeed readings there
was roughly a knot of current.
It takes about 30 seconds to hoist an
Excess cat's mainsail with an electric
winch - you can do it manually, but with
such high-aspect ratio sails you won't
want to. The twin helms, outboard on
the aft ends of the hulls, feel absolutely
right with a commanding view of the sea
and the sails, all controls within arm's
reach and the rest of the crew close
enough for clear communication and

Hull length:
LWL:
Beam:
Draft:
Displacement:
Engine:
Optional Engine:
Fuel Tank:
Fresh Water Tank(s):
US

Excess 12
11.73m/38'6"
11.46m/37' 6"
6.73m "
1.35m/ 4'5"
10.3T/22,712 lbs
2 x 27hp Yanmar
2 x 45hp Yanmar
2 x 200L/2 x 53 US gal
300L/79 US gal

Waste Water Tanks:

160-320L/42-85 US gal

CE Certificate:
Mast Length Above WL:
Total Upwind Sail Area:
Optional Larger Rig:
Mainsail:
Self-tacking Jib:
Crossover:
Gennaker:
Price:

A: 10 - B: 12 - C: 16 - D: 20
18.27m/59'11"
82m2 ft
87m2/936 sq ft
50m2/538 sq ft
32m2/344 sq ft
67m2/721 sq ft
135m2/1,453 sq ft
Contact Dealer

Excess 15
14.76m/48'5"
14.31m/46'11"
8.03m/26'4"
1.40m/4'7"
18.4T/40,572 lbs
2 x 57hp Yanmar
2 x 80hp Yanmar
2 x 520L/2 x 137 US gal
2 x 240L or 2 x 175L/2 x 63
gal or 2 x 46 US gal
2 x 120L/2 x 32 US gal
(grey water) and
2 x 120L + 120L/2 x 32 + 32
US gal (black water)
A: 12 - B:14 - C: 20 - D: 30
27.9m/91'6"
159.5m2/1,716 sq ft
171.6m2/1,846 sq ft
104.5m2/1,124 sq ft
55m2/592 sq ft
117m2/1,259 sq ft
245m2/2,637 sq ft

Dealer: Marina P.A. Gagnon, 982 rue Principale, J0J 1G0 St Paul de l'Île aux Noix
(Québec), Canada

1,400 boats in water and on land.
More than 1,100 exhibitors.
1,000,000 sq. ft. of exhibit space.
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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Canadian Yachting February 2020

Special Feature: Seven Newbies from the 2019 US Sailboat Show in Annapolis
Special Feature: METS Trade Show – Latest New Products from Around The World
Travel Destination: Belize – Sailing Solitude
At the Helm: Looking ahead to a great summer in 2020!
Power Review: Neptunus 750 Flybridge
Sail Review: Beneteau First Yacht 53
Power Review: Gran Turismo 36
Sail Review: Excess 12 and Excess 15
Power Review: NC 895 Sport
Power Review: Boston Whaler 230 Vantage
The Port Hole: February 2020
Book Review: Ready to Come About
Crossing The Line: Last Crossing to Havana
Canadian Yachting February 2020 - Intro
Canadian Yachting February 2020 - Cover1
Canadian Yachting February 2020 - Cover2
Canadian Yachting February 2020 - 3
Canadian Yachting February 2020 - At the Helm: Looking ahead to a great summer in 2020!
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Canadian Yachting February 2020 - Special Feature: Seven Newbies from the 2019 US Sailboat Show in Annapolis
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Canadian Yachting February 2020 - Power Review: Neptunus 750 Flybridge
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Canadian Yachting February 2020 - Sail Review: Beneteau First Yacht 53
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Canadian Yachting February 2020 - Power Review: Gran Turismo 36
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Canadian Yachting February 2020 - Sail Review: Excess 12 and Excess 15
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Canadian Yachting February 2020 - Power Review: NC 895 Sport
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Canadian Yachting February 2020 - Power Review: Boston Whaler 230 Vantage
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Canadian Yachting February 2020 - Special Feature: METS Trade Show – Latest New Products from Around The World
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Canadian Yachting February 2020 - The Port Hole: February 2020
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Canadian Yachting February 2020 - Travel Destination: Belize – Sailing Solitude
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Canadian Yachting February 2020 - Book Review: Ready to Come About
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