World’s Largest Sailing Catamaran

Hemisphere, designed by Van Peteghem Lauriot Prévost and built by Pendennis, is the world's largest private sailing catamaran. Read all about her in our December 2012 issue. Photos courtesy of Pendennis.

January 3, 2013


This 145-foot cat was built in 2011 and holds the record for the world’s largest vessel of her type. Courtesy Pendennis Shipyard
The port hull has a dive center complete with air and NITROX tanks and a full range of equipment. Courtesy Pendennis Shipyard
Hemisphere has a top speed of 13 knots. Courtesy Pendennis Shipyard
She has five en-suite cabins to accommodate 12 guests.
The interior by Michael Leach Design expresses a contemporary chic layout and the main salon proves high attention to detail.
Hemisphere’s interior boasts 18 types of leather and 15 types of stone for a unique and beautiful design.
This cat has won 5 awards, including the Interior Design Award for Sailing Yachts at the ShowBoats Design Awards 2012.
Builder Pendennis made sure Hemisphere was one for the records by providing extreme attention to detail and innovative options like the ‘ailes de mouette’ through partnering with VPLP Design.

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