430 is an exciting, efficient Powercat that is safe, user friendly, easy to maintain and
The new generation,
daring and dramatic Prowler 430, a Jeff Schionning design, is a remarkable creation by
Charter Cats South Africa. Its stunning performance, stylish design, excellent space
planning, and quality of building and finishes make it the perfect cruising cat. Taking
passage making into a new league, the Powercat will be seen extensively in the USA,
Caribbean and Mediterranean.
- Two Yanmar 60hp
diesel engines providing a top speed of 15-18 knots and a cruising speed of 10-15 knots.
- Two 230hp
diesel engines with a top speed of 25-28 knots and a cruising speed of 15-20 knots.
comfortable and long ranging, the Prowler 430 is a Powercat capable of handling the
roughest ocean conditions.
This is not one of
those "sport-fisher" type cruisers youll see ploughing along a low speed
and "still" ploughing along at a high speed. The fuel dock wont like this
new style cat but you can be sure your bank account will.
Fast and powerful
with fingertip control, this is a true thoroughbred. Its efficiency at all speed ranges
makes fuel economy a strong point. Reaching a 1000-mile range at cruising speeds, this cat
will take you to enticing places with ease.
The hull form offers
smooth and fast passage-making, and its purposeful, yet elegant looks will draw admiring
Life aboard the
Powercat is indulgent and luxurious, with four large comfortable double en-suite cabins,
an elegant open-plan sociable saloon with Cherrywood bar, superbly equipped galley, and an
impressive control console.
The flybridge offers
a second (or primary) steering station as it is well sheltered and shaded, and capable of
The smooth and
uncluttered aft section is ideal for sunbathing, or relaxing with a favourite book or
bottle of wine.
is flexible in terms of position, especially with the smaller power units. Weight should
be kept as central as possible but can be adjusted with fuel and water tanks. This allows
a wider choice of layouts in the hulls, optimising personal preferences and needs.
Speeds will depend
on the built weight and equipment choice, but this cat has the big advantage of basic
efficiency in design.
Underwater lines are
simple and clean with a long, straight keel line.
The props and
rudders are fully protected for easy beaching or mooring.
Shes a sleek
and exciting Powercat a pleasure to use and own.
The entire boat is
meticulously planned to make cruising relaxing and pleasurable.