Considering I spent so much of my past year devoted to looking and thinking about the Seawind 1250 I thought you may be interested in my review of this boat. It was the first cat I fell in love with. I only went on the 1250 twice so my below review is from a standing on not sailing on buying perspective, but it includes all the research and talking to Seawind sales team when looking closely at this boat as a possibility.

Vital Statistics

Brand: Seawind 1250

Nationality: Australian with a touch of Asia (manufactured in Vietnam)

Berths: up to 10

Cabins: 3 or 4

Heads: 2

Overall Length:  41ft/12.45m

Waterline Length :  11.97m

Width: 6.8 m Draft: 1.16 m

Sail Area Mainsail:  61 sqm

Jib:  24 sqm

Asymmetric spinnaker:  66 sqm

Mast Height off Water:  18.79m  

Displacement: 8240kg

Diesel Sail Drives 2 x 29hp Yanmar

Fuel: 480 litres

Fresh Water: 700 litres

A little about the 1250. Seawind took the popular and great selling 1160 and grew it up to a big 1250 cat designed to travel around the world. The 1250 works on the principal if your onto a good thing stick to it. This boat has serious cruising and look at me credibility.


First Impressions

My first thought when walking toward the 1250 is an imposing, handsome meow indeed. The overwhelming feeling from these boats is room, lots of it. Like a blondes big hair and chest Seawind’s signature feature is the tri folding lifting doors. When I read other reviews and they speak of Australian design flair this is it, the tri-fold design is clever with flair rolled into one. By taking the doors up and away the back of the boat becomes part of the saloon so it gives you a whole lot of room and whether you like it or not, yours will be the obvious party boat in the bay.

All this room feels so Australian.  We Australians just love space, it’s one of those badge of honours we have in regards to our way of life, so it seems natural that Australian boats are designed reflecting this. The 1250 kitchen also left its positive mark, it has the same amount of room and storage as a small apartment and the view, regardless of position will always be amazing. You can opt for an upstairs kitchen if you wish  but it seems to defeat the purpose of all that room gained from the clever disappearing doors.

Seawind 1250

“My OMG I Love” Aspects of the 1250

LOTS to love about the 1250!

The outside freezer hidden under the chair- what a top idea and every other boat builder should be stealing this concept today. The table in the salon that goes up and down to make an extra bed, coffee table or dinner table. Twin Helms – the Captain gives these a big tick Bimini with see through windows – a nice touch the salon windows. Those windows are huge and strong. Importantly they open to let the air in. The Complete Package – Seawind People take a bow.

I love the fact that this blue water cruiser is ready to sail away. It has the washing machine, water maker and all the  other “standards” the rest make us tick and pay for. Once again it is all a matter of taste as you definitely pay for the “package” . My gripe with others (OK Catana) was  that the  freezer and sails are considered as optional extra. (I’m still shaking my head… I need to get over it I know, so I promise this is the last time I will mention it on my site) I loved the dedicated office area before you enter the main bedroom

Great storage, Quality finishes everywhere including leather seating. Bathroom was amazing and huge, I love loved loved the 1250 bathroom. BBQ sitting in place ready to go, room to move, Sales support and team. OK it goes without saying that you expect good service when selling luxury items like catamarans but the Seawind team where impressive (except at the boat show, Sanctuary Boat Show review).

“Really I Don’t Like That” Aspects of the 1250

The tri-fold doors encroach on outside sitting area too much for me.  I know, I can hear all those who love these doors saying I missed the point, but I am yet to be convinced. (this doesn’t take away from them being clever) The main bed facing to the side. Personal preference I know but I hate the idea of moving forward from the side.

Anybody else think this or is it just me? The Bed being so high up in the air. This surely makes for interesting space usage at certain times…need I say more.

Cost – Seawinds are expensive even with moving business to Asia, so you have to really love these cats to justify not going to the overseas competition for more bang for your dollar No accommodating for a table outside – Seawind, you guys should have a solution for this lack of foresight.

Words to describe this Cat Australian, clever design, roomy, adaptable, strong, quality boy in nature.    

Photos of the 1250 (The below photos I took from the web and if Seawind are not happy with me using their photos please tell me and I will take them down!)

If you like the look of the Seawind and want to know more contact sales manager Brent Vaughan at the Miss

Facebook Comments

Website Comments

  1. minecraft

    Hi there i am kavin, its my first occasion to commenting anyplace, when i
    read this paragraph i thought i could also make comment due to this sensible piece of writing.

  2. minecraft

    Hello, i feel that i saw you visited my blog thus i got
    here to go back the choose?.I’m attempting to to find issues
    to enhance my web site!I guess its good enough to use a
    few of your concepts!!

  3. minecraft

    Thank you for some other informative website. The place else
    could I get that kind of information written in such an ideal method?

    I have a project that I’m simply now running on, and I’ve been on the look out for
    such information.

  4. What Equipment is Needed for Sling TV

    Awesome blog! Do you have any hints for aspiring writers?
    I’m hoping to start my own site soon but I’m a little lost on everything.
    Would you suggest starting with a free platform
    like WordPress or go for a paid option? There are so many options out there that I’m totally confused
    .. Any suggestions? Thanks!


    If some one wishes expert view concerning
    running a blog after that i recommend him/her to pay a visit this blog, Keep up the nice job.

  6. Free Adult Games

    Everything is very open with a precise description of the issues.
    It was definitely informative. Your site is extremely helpful.
    Many thanks for sharing!

  7. Dirty Girl Cam

    Thanks for the good writeup. It actually was once a amusement account it.
    Look advanced to far brought agreeable from you!
    However, how could we keep up a correspondence?

  8. Mistress Cams

    It’s the best time to make some plans for the future
    and it’s time to be happy. I’ve read this post and if I could I desire
    to suggest you some interesting things or tips.
    Perhaps you can write next articles referring to this article.
    I desire to read even more things about it!

  9. laura_cherry

    Hi, Neat post. There’s a problem together with your site in internet explorer, would check this?
    IE still is the market chief and a good component to people will
    pass over your magnificent writing due to this problem.

  10. minecraft

    This article is actually a nice one it helps new web
    viewers, who are wishing in favor of blogging.

  11. minecraft

    I like the valuable information you provide in your articles.
    I will bookmark your blog and check again here frequently.
    I am quite certain I will learn lots of new stuff right here!

    Good luck for the next!

  12. download minecraft pc

    Hey there! I’ve been reading your web site for some time now and finally got the bravery to go ahead and
    give you a shout out from New Caney Texas! Just wanted to tell you keep up the
    good job!

  13. Penis Enlargement

    Its like you read my mind! You seem to know so much about this, like you
    wrote the book in it or something. I think that you could do with a few pics to drive the message home a bit,
    but instead of that, this is wonderful blog. An excellent read.
    I will definitely be back.

  14. g

    Thanks for a marvelous posting! I actually enjoyed reading it, you
    could be a great author. I will ensure that I bookmark your blog and will often come back later
    on. I want to encourage you to ultimately continue your great job, have a nice day!

  15. g

    Everything published made a great deal of sense.

    But, think on this, suppose you added a little content?
    I ain’t saying your content isn’t good., but what if you added something that
    makes people want more? I mean Seawind 1250 Review – “The Big
    Boy of Australian Catamarans” | Miss Catana
    is a little vanilla. You ought to look at Yahoo’s front page and note how they
    write news headlines to grab viewers to click.
    You might add a video or a related pic or two to grab readers
    excited about everything’ve got to say. In my
    opinion, it could bring your website a little livelier.

  16. como aumentar o pinto

    Greetings! I know this is kinda off topic however ,
    I’d figured I’d ask. Would you be interested in trading links or maybe guest writing a blog article or vice-versa?
    My site discusses a lot of the same subjects as yours and I think we could greatly benefit from each other.
    If you might be interested feel free to send me
    an email. I look forward to hearing from you! Wonderful blog by the

  17. como almentar o penes

    Woah! I’m really enjoying the template/theme of this blog.

    It’s simple, yet effective. A lot of times it’s challenging to get that “perfect balance” between usability
    and appearance. I must say that you’ve done a superb job with this.
    In addition, the blog loads super fast for me on Safari.
    Superb Blog!

  18. Para Agrandar El Pene

    My brother recommended I might like this blog. He was once entirely right.

    This publish truly made my day. You cann’t consider simply how a lot time I had
    spent for this info! Thanks!

  19. fifa55

    Hello There. I discovered your blog the usage of msn. This is a very neatly
    written article. I will make sure to bookmark
    it and return to read extra of your useful info. Thank you for
    the post. I’ll definitely return.

  20. cbd 30 %

    I am extremely impressed with your writing abilities and also with the layout in your weblog.
    Is that this a paid subject matter or did you modify it your self?
    Either way stay up the excellent high quality writing, it’s rare to peer a great blog like this one nowadays..

  21. olej cbd

    Heya i’m for the first time here. I came across this board and I find It truly useful & it helped me
    out a lot. I hope to give something back and help others like you helped me.

  22. konta firmowe

    Everything is very open with a clear explanation of the challenges.
    It was definitely informative. Your site is very helpful.
    Thank you for sharing!

  23. plenty of fish dating site

    certainly like your web site however you need to check the
    spelling on several of your posts. Many of them are rife with spelling
    problems and I to find it very bothersome to inform the truth then again I
    will certainly come back again.

  24. busy do belgii

    Fascinating blog! Is your theme custom made or did you download it from somewhere?

    A theme like yours with a few simple adjustements would really make
    my blog shine. Please let me know where you got your theme.

  25. plenty of fish dating site

    I am curious to find out what blog platform you happen to be using?
    I’m experiencing some small security issues with my latest blog and I’d like
    to find something more risk-free. Do you have any recommendations?

Post a comment

× 6 = thirty six