Dan Leech Naval Architecture

Leech 980 Power Cat

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Built from full composites using e glass / epoxy laminates either side of a foam core, this quality construction makes for a very strong but light weight structure which enhances the performance of the boat. Using the foam core also makes for a very quiet boat.

Features include full standing head room throughout, a queen size berth forward, head and shower forward, quarter berth in the port hull (can have a second quarter berth in the starboard hull), large galley in the saloon and large L shaped settee with table that can form a double berth. The cockpit has a fold down hull side panel for side boarding, a huge aft boarding platform and optional built in seating. The aft cabin bulkhead has a large window that retracts down into a recess and a bi fold door so the saloon opens up to the cockpit to give good indoor / outdoor flow.

Power options range from twin 90hp 4 stroke outboards to twin 150hp 4 stroke outboards. An optional foil available to added performance. The combination of the light weight structure, efficient hull design and foil allow small engines to used and low fuel consumption.

With a 3.050m beam and the light weight construction gives the option to put on a trailer. 

The wider 3.600m beam version is currently under construction.

Link to Boating New Zealand magazine review   L980 semi-displacement powercat ~ Boating NZ

Principal dimensions

  • LOA 9.800m
  • BOA 3.050m


  • Contact dan@leechboats.com for pricing


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