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  • Length 80’
    Location Cape Town,
  • Beam 39' 11''
  • Draft
  • Staterooms 7
  • Engine(s) Volvo
  • Price $5,450,000

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Skye is a very strong buy in today’s market and represents the best value in the new 80ft catamaran class range. This is not the builder’s first catamaran in this class and has built a long-running series of 76ft catamarans since early 2000. It is the prefect layout for long range cruising or charter.

This Power Catamaran was built on spec and is now available on the hard in Cape Town ready for rigging and launching. Layout is 7 cabins and 7 heads with showers. The largest cabin is a bridge-deck owners suite. In the hulls there are 4 guest cabins, 1 Captains cabin with queen berth and 1 quarters berth, 1 queen berth and 1 single berth.


The Silhouette is built with the latest technology and materials.


  • Make Volvo
  • Model D-3
  • Fuel Diesel


  • Beam: 39' 11''
  • Hull Material: Fiberglass
  • Cabins: 7
  • Heads: 7


  • The fiberglass reinforcing and epoxy resin used in the construction of the vessel conforms to ISO 9002 or better quality control procedures Epoxy resin is used in all structural members and polyester resin in the non-structural areas
  • Stitched E-glass engineered fabrics is used throughout with Carbon reinforcing in places 
  • Core material: Thermo formed rigid closed cell PVC foam is to be used in the hull, decks, floors and bulkheads and Polyethylene honeycomb in the bridge deck and fly bridge floor, and marine plywood in high stress areas
  • Bulkheads are resin infused for planeness
  • Laminates shall be wet out and vacuum consolidated
  • Vacuum is to be used to bond all core materials to cured laminates. 


Exterior Finishes

  • Molded GRP surfaces are to be high gloss gel coat
  • Faired GRP surfaces are sprayed with high quality paint The cockpit and fly bridge floors to be finished with a patterned molded non-skid gel coat finish
  • Coach roof and side decks are to be non-skid paint
  • Exposed GRP: Flow coat over faired GRP
  • Under water surfaces: 2 Coats of antifouling paint
  • Laminated glass window panes are to have an integral fused black ceramic band to protect sealant against UV
  • Lenses to deck hatches to be tinted or opaque
  • Custom stainless steel fittings to be bright polished


  • Furniture is constructed from plywood, solid wood & GRP sandwich panels
  • The furniture is to be finished with varnish, synthetic covering or leather
  • Bulkheads - Wood veneer, vinyl, wallpaper or synthetic suede
  • Mattresses are to be custom upholstered with 150mm thick foam mattress
  • Work surfaces: solid surfacing, Formica or wood veneer
  • Ceilings - Removable plywood panels covered in vinyl or synthetic suede
  • Floors - Carpet or synthetic wood strip flooring
  • Bathroom walls - Smooth gloss GRP or Formica
  • Bathroom floors - Nonskid patterned GRP
  • OceanAir sky screens to be fitted to all cabin hatches
  • (except crew cabin)
  • LED lighting throughout

Sleeping Accommodations

Owner’s Suite 

  • King size bed with upholstered head board
  • Remote controlled roller blinds to windows.
  • Bedside table / cupboard and lamps (2x)
  • Upholstered lounge settee
  • Vanity dressing table (1x) and ottoman
  • Walk in cloths cupboard (1x), set of drawers (4x)
  • 138 cm UHD TV (1x)
  • Electric powered ventilation fan (2x)
  • Ensuite bathroom with frameless glass shower
  • Solid surface work top to wash hand basin, vanity cupboard and ceramic tiled floor


Guest Cabins (4x) 

  • Queen size bed (1500 x 1900mm)
  • Cloths hanging locker
  • Bedside table / cupboard and lamps (2x)
  • Cushions to seating
  • Beverage refrigerator
  • Sun mats (2x)
  • Waterproof marine speakers - pair (1x)
  • Contoured solid surface work top
  • Garbage locker
  • Stainless steel staircase to flybridge
  • Storage lockers under seating (4x)
  • Ensuite bath rooms with hot and cold water, frameless glass showers enclosures, solid surface top to wash hand basins
  • Writing desk with ottoman / laundry basket
  • Electric powered ventilation fan


Captain’s Cabin 

  • Queen size loft bed (1430 x 1900mm)
  • Office desk with storage cupboards under
  • Office filing shelf
  • Electric powered ventilation fan
  • Ensuite bath room with separate frameless shower doors
  • Solid surface top to wash hand basin and cupboard (1no)


Crew Cabin 

  • Queen size bed (1500 x 1900mm).
  • Single bed size bed (800 x 1900mm)
  • Ensuite bathroom with Solid surface top to wash hand basin, salon mixer, hanging and storage cupboards.
  • Electric powered ventilation fan

Steering System/ Engines/ Electrical Installation


  • Whitlock type chain and cable steering system
  • Rudders are interlinked and connected to the steering wheel and aluminum steering quadrants with stainless steel chain and wire.



  • Volvo D3-200 HP diesel engines with, ZF 63A gearbox, ratio 2.71 (2x)
  • Exhaust system, Racor fuel filters, and raw water strainers
  • Engine instrument panels at helmstation.
  • Stainless steel 50mm propeller shafts (2x)
  • Propeller shaft is supported by P brackets with cutlass bearings (2x).
  • Mechanical shaft seal (drip less)
  • Brunton’s 4 bladed Varifold folding propellers (2x)
  • Electronic engine controls (Throttle & gear shift)
  • Exhaust water traps, goosenecks and outlets (2x)
  • Stainless steel sea cocks
  • 50mm Sound proofing to engine compartments
  • Engine compartment ventilation fans (2x)
  • Diesel tank – 2 x 1600 Liters / 2 x 420 gals



  • All wiring to CE regulations
  • 2 x 19kW Onan Generator with instrument panel (2x)
  • AC & DC Distribution boards
  • Marinco 220v shore power plugs, stainless steel (2x)
  • Shore power cable, 15m (50ft) (2x)
  • Galvanic isolator
  • Genset/shore power change over switch
  • Victron inverter 24/3000/70 - 220V
  • Victron Skyllar charger 24/100
  • House bank 5 x 200 Amp Hr Victon Li-Fe batteries at 24v
  • Start battery – 2x 75 amp batteries (2no)
  • Victron Orion DC/DC converter 30amp (4no)
  • 500amp fuse (1no)

Plumbing/ Air Conditioning/ Safety Equipment


  • Water maker - 6814 lit/day / 1800 gal/day
  • Fresh water tanks coated with food grade epoxy -2500 L
  • Black water holding tanks - 9000 L/92 gal (2x)
  • Grey water tanks - 75l/23gal (3x)
  • Jabsco quiet flush electric crew toilet (1x)
  • Headhunter Royal flush electric toilets (5x)
  • Headhunter puffer accumulator tank - 7.6l/2gal (2x)
  • Liquid level monitors for fresh and black water
  • Headhunter 3/4 HP thresher vortex pump (2x)
  • Fresh water pump
  • Whale Gulper 320 diaphragm pumps 24v - (2x)
  • Whale Grey IC pump 24v (1x)
  • Rulemate 500 bilge pump (1x)
  • Rulemate 1100 bilge pump (4x)
  • Quick water heaters - 80L/21gal (2x)



  • Reverse cycle two stage 70,0000 BTU multi compressor marine chilled water system with induvial cabin air handlers and remote controls in every cabin and saloon



  • 2 x 8 man Viking life-raft
  • Self activating fire extinguisher in engine rooms (2x)
  • Fire Extinguishers -1.5L (6x)
  • Fire Blanket
  • Life ring with drogue and whistle (2x)
  • MOB light.


Denison Yacht Sales offers the details of this yacht in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of this boat for sale. A yacht buyer should instruct his yacht broker, or his boat surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This yacht for sale is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.