Following the lead of the Excess 11, her little sister, the Excess 14 is the fruit of a special design project for the brand. Architects VPLP Design were able to transpose technical developments from the racing world to refine the model’s hydrodynamics.
This led to the choice of asymmetrical hulls in a bid to reduce drag and augment the performance of the catamaran’s taut lines. Similarly, a light rake was given to the bows, the mast was moved forward and the coachroof moved aft to enhance performance and handling. The sail plan is more powerful with a square-top mainsail and a large overlapping genoa.
As always with the Excess range the helm stations are placed aft and coupled directly to the rudder blades to give the wheel greater feel. A better view of the sails can be obtained by sliding back the bimini top.
The Excess 14 cruising catamaran doesn’t compromise on comfort or the fittings you’d expect to find on a vessel of her size. The Excess 14 is available in three and four cabin versions.