The ideal boat for cruising is one which shelters you without closing you in… This is the seemingly contradictory concept which is the Catana Group developed when designing their second Bali, the 4.3. As soon as you try it you’ll be won over.
Everyone who has ever cruised on catamarans is unanimous: the level of comfort afforded by the large central nacelle, the cockpit protected by the bimini and the cabins which are well-separated from the other living areas is far superior that that of a monohull, even a much larger one. But Oliver Poncin, always on the lookout for new challenges, wanted to go even further. He worked on two principal ideas for his new range of Bali catamarans: opening the saloon out into the cockpit,to the point the two almost become one, and fitting out the new area for relaxation. The result, with the Bali 4.3, the second model in the range, is amazing! We tried out number 4 in the series at La Rochelle, France.
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