In 2017, Du Toit Yacht Design launched a 69-foot day charter sailing catamaran called the Balance 690 Day Charter Catamaran.
This impressive catamaran has a spacious and comfortable deck layout, with a bar and ample seating, designed to accommodate many guests on day sailing charters. A large bimini provides shade and shelter from the elements, and below deck are guest heads for the guests and space to put the guests’ bags.
Her playground is the waters of the Caribbean. She was built for Carnival Sailing of St Lucia and designed to carry two dance floors and a total capacity of 170 people.
The Balance 690 Day Charter Catamaran is perfect for weddings and large corporate events. She has three levels. The main floor has the main bar, refrigeration for food, washrooms, effects lighting, Fusion Sound. The front deck has trampolines, lots of seating and a beach ladder. The flybridge has cushion seating, another bar, high-level bar tables, more sound, and is where the captains helm is located.
All stairways and walk ways have blue LED lighting and top of the line safety equipment. The engine room has a sprinkler system, 200 life jackets with emergency LED lights and whistles, emergency drop down ladders, GPS, Auto Pilot, Navigation System, Emergency back board and All life rings are fitted with lights and whistles.
About Balance Catamarans:
Balance Catamarans, a U.S. Company engaged in the design and sale of performance catamarans built in South Africa and China, have created a new division called Balance Custom, in which they design and craft custom catamarans to meet the exact needs and demands of their global clientele. These designs are built in a close partnership with Two Oceans Marine and designed by Cape Town naval architect Anton Du Toit.
|LOA||25.22 m||82.75 ft|
|LWL||25.22 m||82.75 ft|
|Beam Overall||11.32 m||37.14 ft|
|Hull Beam CL||8.50 m||27.89 ft|
|Hull Beam||2.82 m||9.25 ft|
|Freeboard (Bow)||2.29 m||7.51 ft|
|Freeboard (Stern)||1.71 m||5.6 ft|
|Hull draft||0.75 m||2.46 ft|
|Draft (Board down)||3.60 m||11.81 ft|
|Draft (Board up)||2.15 m||7.05 ft|
|Air draft||34.18 m||112.13 ft|
|Bridgedeck clearance||1.25 m||4.10 ft|
|Sail Area Total||348.8 m2||3753 ft2|
|Sail Area Main||226.2 m2||2438 ft2|
|Sail Area (100% Foretriangle)||112.2 m2||1315 ft2|
|Auxiliary (Yanmar 4JH110)||2 x 81 kW||2 x 110 HP|
|Fresh Water||1500 litres||396 US Gallons|
|Fuel||2500 litres||530 US Gallons|
|Holding Tanks||250 litres||66 US Gallons|