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Leopard 40 is a Cruising catamaran built by Robertson and Caine and designed by Simonis Voogd Design. Her first hull was built in 2014 with an overall lengh of 11.99 m or 39.4 ft long and a Deck stepped mast mast configuration.

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LEOPARD 40 Sailboat Specifications​


Overall Length (LOA) m / ft11.99 m / 39.4 ft
Builder(s)Robertson and Caine
Designer(s)Simonis Voogd Design
SeriesLeopard Catamarans
categoryCruising catamaran
CountrySouth Africa
Hull TypeCatamaran
First Hull Built2014
Last Hull BuiltStill in production
AppendagesSkegs skeg on each hull
HelmSingle helm wheel
RudderTwin spade rudders
CockpitOpen aft cockpit
Rigging TypeSloop Marconi (square top mainsail) fractional
Mast LayoutDeck stepped mast
Number of Head(s)2
Freshwater Tank Capacity lt/gal780 L / 206.1 gal


Overall Length (LOA) 11.99 m / 39.4 ft
Hull Length11.99 m / 39.4 ft
Waterline Length (LWL)11.62 m / 38.1 ft
Beam (width)6.72 m / 22 ft
Draft1.35 m / 4.5 ft
Light Displacement (MLC) 10530 kg / 23215 lb
Maximum Displacement14890 kg / 32827 lb


Displacement-Length Ratio (DLR)190
Upwind Sail Area to Displacement19.96 m²/T / 215 ft²/T
Downwind Sail Area to Displacement36.72 m²/T / 395 ft²/T

Above Deck

Mast LayoutDeck stepped mast
Mast Height from DWL19.45 m / 63.10 ft
Rotating SparsNo
Number of Levels of Spreaders1
Spreaders AngleSwept-back (diamond)
Spars ConstructionAluminum spars
Standing Rigging1x19 strand wire continuous
Upwind Sail Area95.9 m² / 1032 ft²
Downwind Sail Area176.4 m² / 1899 ft²
Mainsail Area56.4 m² / 607 ft²
Genoa Area39.5 m² / 425 ft²

Engine Room

Engine(s)2 inboard engines
Engine(s) Power29 HP
Fuel typeDiesel
Fuel Tank Capacity360 L / 95.1 gal

Below Deck