Highfield Boats USA Announces Strategic Partnership With Leopard Catamarans as Custom Tender Supplier

CANTON, GA – JANUARY 22, 2020  – Highfield Boats, the world’s largest manufacturer of aluminum-hull rigid inflatable boats (RIBs), is pleased to announce that Leopard Catamarans is offering Highfield Classic and Classic Deluxe RIBs as tenders to its luxury sailing and power catamarans, ranging from 40 to 58 feet. These customized Highfield tenders are branded with the Leopard logo to complement their mother yacht.

The new Leopard tenders by Highfield will be featured in both builders’ displays at the Progressive® Miami International Boat Show, scheduled for February 13-17, 2020 on Virginia Key in Miami, Fla. Please stop by to see them at the Highfield Boats booth: C-Tent, C231, and the Leopard Catamaran in-water docks: 964, 968, 970, 972, 974 and 976, as well as at the Leopard display at the Miami Yacht Show in downtown Miami, which runs simultaneously.

Highfield RIB on the platform of a Leopard Catamaran

Owners purchasing a new Leopard Catamaran now can order their new yacht packaged with a lightweight yet rugged and durable Highfield RIB that has been pre-selected to fit their catamaran’s specific requirements for tender size, weight and storage. Depending on the size of their new Leopard yacht, owners will be able to choose a customized 10’2″ Highfield CL 310, 11’10” Highfield CL 360, 12’6″ Highfield CL 380, or 12’6″ Highfield CL 380 Deluxe. These RIBS are available with an open configuration or low-profile helm console, powered by Yamaha outboard options ranging from 15hp to 40hp.

“We are delighted to enter into this strategic partnership with Leopard Catamarans, a world leader in the luxury catamaran market,” said Tom Watson, general manager, Highfield Boats USA. “Leopard Catamaran owners will be able to rest assured that their boat is matched with a high-quality, aluminum-hull RIB that will fit their yacht and serve all their tender needs.”