The Carolina Cat 18CC is rated for 115 horsepower and has a top speed of 35 miles per hour and a cruise speed of 23 miles per hour at over 5.2 miles per gallon, according to the folks at PowerCat Group.
While it is an affordable, basic boat, it does have a fiberglass liner. It draws just 9" (22.8 cm) so is at home cruising or fishing on the flats. The builder says that the catamaran hull makes it "offshore capable" because of its "big boat ride," however, we have yet to test the boat. It is foam filled and will float level in compliance with USCG standards.The boat has a 28-gallon fuel capacity (106 L) and a 24 gal. (91 L) insulated box that can double as a livewell. The cushioned helm seat has a removable 72-quart cooler. Water-tight hatches in the stern of the boat allow access to batteries and pumps.
With the draft of a skiff, a 120-mile range, and the soft ride of a much larger deep-V center-console, you have inshore and offshore capability in good weather. She has over 120 square feet of cockpit space, including a 33-square-foot casting platform and includes trolling pads on both the port and starboard sides. Other features include--
Standard Equipment and Features
**Heavy-duty rub rail with stainless steel insert**72-quart swing-back cooler seat**Front casting platform with storage lockers**Console with hydraulic steering system and stainless steering wheel, acrylic windscreen, dash instrumentation with tachometer, trim gauge, fuel gauge, and navigation light switches**Molded-in seat in front of the console**3 tray tackle box storage, 3 drink holders**6 vertical rod holders**Below-deck rigging tubes for electronics, trolling motor & additional batteries**4 stainless steel rod holders **8 gunwale-mounted rod holders**Through-bolted bow & transom eyes and cleats**2 Bilge pumps**2 jump seats in the stern**Stowage compartments under the casting platform
Optional Accessories Available
*Stainless bow rails *Stainless stern rails *Cockpit lights *Stainless anchor roller *Forward sun padOther PowerCat Group Brands include World Cat, Glacier Bay and Livingston catamarans. The Carolina 18CC without an engine sells for an MSRP of $22,950.00. With the Yamaha F115 4-stroke engine the MSRP price is $31,777.00
Standard and Optional Features
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