Waarschip Composites is going to build the Raku 40 Catamaran

Raku 40 Performance Cruiser Catamaran

Grainger designs – originally designers of flat-out racers – have succeeded in giving the Raku 40 the comfort of a cruiser. The slightly strong construction ensures little wet surface and the catamaran concept for a high sail-carrying capacity. The inverted bow (to prevent “diving”) and the tight lines play give the catamaran a beautiful, almost futuristic, appearance.




The standard layout includes a central hull bathroom and a second forward bathroom in the port. A four cabin layout is available with central bathrooms in both hulls.

There are two cockpit layouts: one with the steering station at the rear and one with the helm positioned against the cabin. In both cases it is a double steering position.

Inboard diesels are preferred for open ocean sails and rod crossover security, but outboard engines can be fitted if the boat is primarily in protected waters. An Oceanvolt electrical system can also be installed.

Swords and fixed keels
The standard design comes with swords, but the cat can also be fitted with fixed keels.


L.o.a 12.00 m
B.o.a. 7.20 m
Draft variable
Typical sailing weight 4 – 5 T
Max weight 7.5 T

Sail plan

Mainsail 57.7 m2
Jib 22.8 m2
Code Zero 41 m2
Asymmetric 1 112 m2
Air draft 18,25 m


–  Details are subject to change without notice –

Waarschip has already built the Waarschip Outremer 42 & 45 and the Waarschip Tiros and the Waarschip 48 catamaran.

Waarschip Raku 40 Catamaran

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