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The TAG60 is one one of the most technically advanced sailing catamarans in the world today. The TAG 60 is fitted out with the leading brands in the yachting world. Many items are custom designed specifically for the TAG60 with its unique power and load demands.

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Navigation

  • NSO network MFD System
  • Simrad AP24 Autopilot system
  • B&G H3000 base packMHU pack
  • B&G speed and depth sensor pack
  • B&G sensor For H3000 system
  • Simrad RS 87 3 station vhf
  • Simrad 3G Broadband Radar

Rigging

  • 600×300 Carbon Rotating wing mast
  • Carbon Park Ave style Boom
  • K49 Kevlar Standing Rigging
  • KZ Searig Furlers
  • Awantec Halyard Locks

Sail Handling

  • HARKEN Winches 80
  • HARKEN CUSTOM sheaves
  • HARKEN Mainsail, Jib tracks
  • SPINLOCK ZS , XT Jammers
  • Reckmann Furler

Sails

  •  Quantum Fusion Square top Mainsail
  • Quantum Fusion Self Tacking Jib
  • Quantum Staysail
  • Quantum Light Air Headsail (option)
  • Quantum Code 0 (option)
  • Quantum Furling Asymmetric Gennaker

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Systems

Hydraulic system

  • 220V AC or 24V DC Hydraulic power pack
  • Hydraulic rams for Mainsheet,Main traveller, Vang, Jib Sheet and centerboards
  • Progressive controls at both Helm Stations
  • Programmable safety modes
  • Auto realease safety on Mainsheet, Traveller and Jib Sheet

Diesel

  • 2 x 75hp Yanmar diesels
  • 2x SD50 Sail drives
  • 2 x Autoprops Feathering
  • 1 x 8kw AC Fisher Panda Generator
  • Mastervolt Electrical management system
  • 5kw 220V Inverter/charger 120A
  • Diesel tanks – 1100L

Electrical

  • Mastervolt digital switching system
  • 720ah Mastervolt Lithium Ion batteries
  •  Mastervolt chargemaster 100/24
  • 2 x Mastervolt 150amp 24V alternators
  • 2x 2.5kva Mastervolt inverters
  • Mastervolt Mass GI shorepower
  • Masterview colour touch screen
  • MV and WEMA Tank Sensors
  • Roca LED lighting

Plumbing

  • 2 x 400L water tanks
  • 1 x Spectra Newport 400 watermaker
  • HeadHunter fresh water pumps
  • HeadHunter toilet system
  • Accumulator tanks
  • Grey water system
  • Black water system with pump out
  • 2 x Manual bilge pumps
  • 6 x Electric bilge pumps
  • 2x 50 L water heaters

Air conditioning

  • Central Chiller unit options for 144V or
  • Individual Fancoil units for all cabins and salon
  • Salon 2 x 16 000 BTU
  • Cabins 4500 BTU

Steering

  • Jefa Direct link steering system
  • Balanced high aspect rudder blades
  • Jefa Autopilot direct drive system
  • Emergency Steering
  • Custom Carbon Steering wheels

Design & Construction

Designed by Greg young

image49When forming TAG yachts it was decided to find a designer who shared a similar passion for multihull sailing and innovative design. The choice was limited and quite easy to make as Greg Young shares the same enthusiasm to push the boundaries of design and development of the next generation of catamarans. Greg has vast sailing and racing experience and comes from a design and building background which is evident in his designs. His signature styling is unique and a fresh outlook on the future of sailing catamaran design

Design Brief

The brief for the design was to create a high performance sailing catamaran that could be sailed easily by a crew of 2. The 60 foot size was chosen as this is practically the upper limit that a couple can handle when balancing performance, maintenance and general sail handling. The idea was to build a yacht which sails really well from the light airs and has excellent handling characteristics in all conditions. Safety is paramount to having fun and this means everyone on board needs to feel safe.

When designing a yacht there are 3 important factors to consider and they all influence each other. These are Comfort or Luxury, Performance and Cost. Typically if the yacht has high levels of luxury one then sacrifices performance as the weight increases. If performance is given priority then the comfort factor diminishes. Trying to achieve both means an increase in cost. Greg Young has found a balance of comfort and luxury with a high level of performance which the true sailor will enjoy.

So the result is a catamaran which outperforms all others in her class and will even satisfy mono-hull sailors with her upwind abilities, with safety and fundamental design features which result in a safe and comfortable motion. This ensures you enjoy the ride whether it is for a day sail in local waters or an ocean crossing to your dream destination. The comfort and luxury factor with the designs unique layout provides one with all the feature comforts of home to enable maximum enjoyment at anchor, wherever you are.

Engineering by High Modulus

image50The TAG 60 has been engineered by GURIT High Modulus Ltd and is the very latest in high tech construction materials and techniques using full female tooling. The TAG 60 features a full carbon construction, vacuum consolidated laminates, using Gurit epoxy resin systems and post-curing to achieve ultimate structural properties. The TAG 60 enjoys many compound curved shapes and like an egg shell – they are inherently stronger than the flat panel shapes as seen on most catamaran designs.

The structurally integrated carbon forward beam, cross beam and bowsprit along with 17 bulkhead and ring frames make up an extremely stiff and strong superstructure which not only performs well but makes for a very strong catamaran. There is only a small fraction of flexing and movement, even when fully loaded compared to the majority of sailing catamarans. Once again this translates into a safe yacht capable of world cruising with confidence.

Built by TAG Yachts

Tag-Yachts-logoThe TAG60 is built by TAG YACHTS to CE standards and in accordance to the Gurit engineering. Quality control checks are conducted and samples sent to laboratories to ensure the standards are adhered to. The whole production process is in-house so we have complete control over the process and quality. TAG Yachts maintains a close working relationship with all its suppliers, not only in current practices but in developing new innovative products and processes in the ongoing quest for the best possible results and end product.

 
 
 

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