Better a 13 m catamaran or a 16 m monohull? Fountaine Pajot vs. Pardo


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Is a 44-foot (about 13 meters) catamaran or a 50-foot (about 16 meters) monohull better? Good question, hard to answer for two boats that are so different to the point that they need to be compared at different lengths. In fact, the catamaran for the same length has a larger usable area than the monohull.

Difficult to compare them, we said. But thanks to the comparison possibilities offered by Milan Yachting Week – The virtual Boat Show you can. It all depends on the intended use.


Ready for the challenge? You decide who wins!

For you, we have found in our digital boat show two models perfect for comparison despite their diversity. And thus was born the challenge between two latest generation models, the Fountaine Pajot MY 44 catamaran and the monohull Pardo 50.

Great challenge, who will win? You will be the one to choose your favorite after visiting them in the harbor at Milan Yachting Week – The virtual Boat Show in the stands of Race Nautica, which houses the best of the Fountaine Pajot range, and of Pardo Yachts which houses the entire range of the Italian shipyard famous for its open boats.


To make your choice easier we give you some pointers on Fountaine Pajot MY 44 and Pardo 50. Then you will be the one to decide by exploring the boats in detail at the click of a button.

Fountaine Pajot MY 44

The success of the Fountaine Pajot MY 44 (m. 14 x 6.60) is based on the unprecedented amount of living space, thanks, for example, to the presence of a 12-square-meter flybridge and a 15-square-meter master cabin. The Fountaine Pajot MY44 has semi-displacement hulls specially built to offer outstanding performance, fuel efficiency and stability in all sea conditions.

Go here now to learn in detail how those at Fountaine Pajot, inventors of cruising catamarans, made MY 44, one of the most successful multihulls. And if you have any questions, just click on the email or whatsapp buttons to get answers from the experts at Race Nautica.

Pardo 50

With the Leopard 50 (m. 16.25 x 4.95) Pardo Yachts, the world’s leading premium open, blends quality, design, Made in Italy luxury and comfort associated with high performance and speed. Although it is a walkaround open boat on board the Pardo 50 we find in fact a large open space with two cabins and two bathrooms, with the possibility of also having the third cabin for the sailor.

To learn more about all the features of this boat that rivals catamarans in space and comfort, you’ll want to go on board now, by clicking here. Plus if you have any questions, just click on the email or whatsapp buttons to get answers from the experts at Pardo Yachts, you will be answered immediately.


News by Milano Yachting Week



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