Pacific Expedition Launches 45′ Custom Cat

Pacific Expedition has launched a custom 45' expedition catamaran. Check out these photos of the launch.
Pacific Expedition Yachts Custom 45' Catamaran -- Photo: Pacific Expedition Yachts

Pacific Expedition Yachts Custom 45' Catamaran -- Photo: Pacific Expedition Yachts

Patrick Meyer and John Shaw of Pacific Expedition Yachts announced over the weekend that they have launched a 45′ custom catamaran that has been under construction in their Oregon shipyard. 

New Custom 45' Cat from Pacific Expedition During Launching -- Photo: Pacific Expedition Yachts

New Custom 45' Cat from Pacific Expedition During Launching -- Photo: Pacific Expedition Yachts

The custom boat is somewhat different from the PE-45 catamaran that will be the standard offering in that length from PE.  The owner of the new yacht, named Double Wide,  intends to use the vessel for both pleasure and some limited scientific work.  The photos here are from the launching.

Bow View of New Custom 45' Catamaran from Pacific Expedition Yachts -- Photo:  Pacific Expedition Yachts

Bow View of New Custom 45' Catamaran from Pacific Expedition Yachts -- Photo: Pacific Expedition Yachts

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