Our Robertson & Caine fleet

Sunsail is proud to partner with Robertson and Caine to offer their high-performance catamarans across many of the world’s best cruising grounds. Founded in 1991, Robertson and Caine quickly became South Africa’s largest boat manufacturer, launching more than 1,000 boats. With sheer innovation and revolutionary thinking, the now renowned manufacturer transformed a small partnership into one of the most celebrated catamaran builders in charter history.

Sunsail 545 - 4 Cabin

Offering the most fuel efficient and innovative catamarans in the business, find out what sets Robertson and Caine’s yachts apart below.

Large forward cockpits*

Spacious living areas

Spacious, robust catamarans with performance to match

  • Stepped hulls (hulls are kept narrow, volume comes above the water line)
  • Powerful sail plan, large overlapping genoa, low aspect sail plan

Easy to use

  • Large spacious cockpit perfect for large groups and families
  • Easy access in and out of the main saloon
  • Easy circulation inside and outside
  • Easy to use galley with large refrigeration space
  • Ample water & fuel capacity
  • Easy access to systems for quick turn around and easy maintenance 
  • Easy to clean interior and exterior
  • High quality and robust hardware
  • Additional and independent battery power
  • Reliable and easy to use davit system
  • Easy access to aft platform from dinghy
  • Robust and easy to use rigs
  • Heavy sails and oversize winches

Safe & seaworthy

  • Over 1500 boats delivered worldwide
  • Robust balsa sandwich construction, meaning better resistance to compression and impact
  • Excellent behaviour at sea
  • Well balanced and honest boat in heavy weather conditions
  • Safe rig (Double back stays. Rigid boom vang to prevent damage or injury)
  • Well protected and secure helm station
  • Helm station designed for short-handed sailing
  • All controls going back to helm station

Industry-leading innovation

  • First catamaran to remove mainsheet from the cockpit (1996)
  • Stepped hulls to offer more interior space without sacrificing performance
  • Anchoring system in the middle of the forward deck, meaning no rust or fouling of the chain on the hulls
  • First catamaran with a hard top protecting the aft cockpit
  • Innovative deck plan to lead all lines back to helm station
  • Forward cockpit for better ventilation, improved visibility and additional space to enjoy the surroundings
  • Signature electrical davit system that simplifies dinghy and outboard motor lifting on smaller boats

Built for social & family-friendly charters

  • Large outdoor gathering areas: aft platform, large aft cockpit, plus forward cockpit
  • Seamless blend of indoor and out. Those in the galley or main saloon can easily communicate with guests outside
  • Helm station is part of the cockpit, not separated from it, allowing the helmsman to still be part of the group
  • Easy to keep an eye on young kids from helm station (not separated from cockpit)
  • Easy to sail with forgiving low aspect rig and overlapping genoa

*Not available on all models 

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