The wide range of Ducky catamarans can be divided into three main groups:
– Weekend Boat
Each group has its own specifics, which leads to individual design solutions made to best suit the individual needs and operating a boat in particular conditions. This short review is compiled to help user percieve the diversity of the model range and better understand the differences and the purpose of each model.
The first group – “Weekend Boat”. The name speaks for itself. We are talking about versatile beach catamarans, which are not burdensome to take with you for one day. Designs of catamarans of this group allow sailor not to spend a lot of time for assembly and disassembly. They are not overloaded with sails, and steering is easy and can be handled by people with an initial level of training and even beginners. These models are perfect to start learning how to sail. The large carrying capacity of these catamarans allows to sail together with a crew. Small weight and small dimensions when disassembled and packed will not complicate the transportation of your boat. This group includes models: Ducky 13, Ducky 15 and Ducky 16.
The second group is “Sport”. Keywords for this group are high speed, drive and extreme. Large sail power capacity and increased rigidity of the structure are the main differences distinguishing the catamarans of this group. These features enable high speed sailing and precise handling. The sports character of these catamarans require a good crew preparation and gives an unforgettable experience. These catamarans are meant to be for sports fans. This group includes catamarans: Ducky 14s and Ducky 18s models, as well as racing versions of Ducky 17r and Ducky 19r models.
The third group – “Travel”. Models of this group are designed to perform a multi-day autonomous travel. They are reliable and seaworthy and are able to carry a lot of weight. These catamarans forgive some small handling mistakes of the crew and do not require sports skills in order to be able to operate it. They can be used for family holidays or weekend trips. The fans of a multi-day travel will be able to fully unleash the potential of these models. The advanced selection of additional options allow to create comfort while traveling. Representatives of this group are the Ducky 17 and Ducky 19 models.
This article is advisory. At the end of the day – the choice is yours!