Excess 12

For those who dream of a cruising catamaran that provides real sailing sensations


Like all the catamarans of our range, EXCESS 12 is for those who dream of a cruising catamaran that provides real sailing sensations. The view from the helm, the finesse of the sail trimming, the friendliness of the cockpit, the sliding sunroof, allow the whole crew to fully live the experience on board.

Available in 3 & 4 cabin versions (Number of berths 4 to 12).

Breath-taking design
EXCESS 12 has an assertive and qualitative personality which breaks with the codes of traditional sailing. Its design embodies both sportsmanship and modernity. EXCESS 12 is a sophisticated, balanced and refined boat with a strong perso­nality: sleek lines, elegant proportions, perfect balance. EXCESS 12 was designed by the successful and awarded naval architect agency, VPLP design. Since Patrick Le Quément focused on its exterior design, Nauta Design focused on the interior design making sure EXCESS 12 is as beautiful as you could dream of.

Inspired by racing for cruising pleasure
Super high aspect ratio rig, Pulse line (a boosted rig to get + 10% SA/DSP), Signature textile lifelines with fluorescent plaits, Dyneema steering cables to improve responsiveness & sensitivity, Titanium coated aluminium stanchions and cleats…everything is there to wake up all your thrilling senses of sailor!

Contemporary modern atmosphere
The EXCESS 12 has been designed to provide you with a fresh and contemporary atmosphere on your boat. Light and bright with a refreshing interior, simplicity with the essence of a good design, Cedar & White blend woodwork... Get customised your own catamaran by choosing in between three carefully designed ambiences!

A gateway to the stars
The EXCESS 12 gives you the unique oppportunity to adapt your boat according to your mood: discreet, outgoing,...trim the sliding sunroof as you feel. The roof vanishes providing a clear view of the sky, a perfect vision of the sails and a fresh breeze at anchor.

Aft double steering station
From one steering station to another, the EXCESS 12 is open to an ideal view of the sails, the sea and to the bows. Get thrilling sensations at the wheel in an intimate connection with your boat. Manoeuvring control is at your fingertips!

Length overall
11.73 m / 38´5"

Waterline length
11.46 m / 37´6"

Beam overall
6.73 m / 22´1"

Mast clearance
18,27 m / 59´11"

1.35 m / 4´5"

Light displacement (EC)
10.3 T / 22.712 lbs

EC Certifications
A : 10 - B : 12 - C : 16 - D : 20

Square top mainsail
50 m2 / 538 sq.ft

Self tacking jib
32 m2 / 344 sq.ft

Code 0 (option)
67 m2 / 721 sq.ft

Upwind sail area
82 m2 / 882 sq.ft

PULSE LINE Upwind sail area
87 m2 / 936 sq ft

Fuel capacity
2x200 L / 2x53 US gal

2x29 CV / 2x45 HP

Water Tank
300 L / 79 US gal

Black water holding tank
160 to 320 L / 42 to 85 US gal

Number of cabins
3 to 4

Number of berths
4 to 12

Insurance and finance are available for this model.

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What a tremendous boat this is. We had a 89nm night race with no moon. We had wind 28kts true and waves breaking in the cockpit. We were too inexperienced and tired to put the kite up. We would have easily come first on handicap against fully crewed carbon racers even though we were double handed. Andrew B (New Sun Fast 3300)
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