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Lenght overall
3 to 4


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 (from 4 to12 berths)

Length overall

11.736 m / 38’6’’

Waterline length

11.46 m / 38’

Beam overall

6.73 m / 22’1’’

Mast clearance

18,27 m / 59’11’’


1.35 m / 4’5’’

Light displacement (EEC)

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 HP / 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

4 cabin version
3 cabin version


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, both 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: an optional boosted rig to thrill your senses (+ 10% SA/DSP),
  • Signature textile lifelines with fluorescent plaits,
  • Dyneema steering cables to improve responsiveness & sensitivity,
  • Titanium coated aluminium stanchions and cleats.


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. Customised your own catamaran by choosing between three carefully designed ambiences !

A GATEAWAY To the stars

The Excess 12  gives you the unique oppportunity to adapt your boat according to your mood: discreet or 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 the bows. Get thrilling sensations at the wheel in an intimate connection with your boat. Manoeuvring control is at your fingertips!

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