the event of underwater collision.
“We expect her to track upwind extremely well,” says James Kinloch of Mcconaghy.
And yet this is no pared-down raceboat. The saloon has deep seating to starboard and an extending table gives dining space for at least eight, and can convert into lounging room if you drop the table and install the fill-in cushion. The galley and island unit to port are more penthouse than deckhouse, with induction hob and moulded-in sinks. Sensibly, there is a navigation station at the forward end of the saloon, with good visibility ahead and access to all the systems.
The styling was undertaken by Design Unlimited.
“The concept was to create a penthouse apartment on the living deck,” says Ole John, director of Mcconaghy Multihulls Europe.
Power and pizzazz: you can cross an ocean at pace and in style and comfort in the MC50