Dan Leech Naval Architecture

Leech 825 Power Cat

This is the perfect entry level cruising power cat suited for family cruising. For an 8m boat, it has a huge interior and large cockpit, that seen in a much larger mono hull.

The planning hull design gives a top speed of 35 knots and cruise speed of 22 - 25 knots, powered by twin 115hp four stoke outboards.

The shallow draft gives options to get into places that other boats can’t.

The proven cnc cut kitset build system makes for a very accurate build while reducing build hours considerably making for a very fast and efficient build.


“When my wife Jess and I decided to build a power cat we choose to work with Dan Leech. I had seen a number of boats built using the CNC cut ply method that Dan has developed. From the OK dinghy to his own Leech 825, I was instantly impressed with the way all the panels went together.

Dan is someone that is very easy to talk to and work with.

Our boat Ostra was the first of the performance Leech 825 power cats, there was a number of things that required ongoing consultation due to changes that we came up during the build, Dan was always there to talk to and bounce ideas around with, this made the end product exactly what we wanted. This was also greatly helped by Matt at MG composites!

We love every minute we spend on the boat with our two young kids, friends and family.

Daryl Wislang – Wellington, New Zealand

Pro sailor - winner of the Volvo Ocean Race 2014 – 15

Owner of the L825 Performance Ostra

Principal dimensions

  • LOA 8.25m (excluding bow sprit)
  • BOA 3.00m
  • WL 6.70m
  • Draft 0.45m (engines up)


  • Turn key completed boats are available. Contact us for pricing.


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