General Information:

The Catamaran Louisiane has been designed and built as cruiser – racer by the well-known yard Fountaine Pajot. 

She was bought by the today’s owners in 1996 as second owner and since then well maintained as well as intensively upgraded and partly refurbished. Now she is one of the fastest cruiser racer catamaran in the Baltic, suitable also for family & friends cruising. The Mai Tai is one of the very rare Louisianes with dagger boards, giving her extraordinary ability to tack. 

Type: Louisiane – modified

Manufacturer: Fontaine Pajot, France

Built: 1984, yard no 4

General dimensions

Length overall: 11,99 m (lengthened)

Width overall: 6,00m

Draft: approx.. 1,65m / 0,90m / 0,55m

Weight: about 4,5 t (measured by crane weighing scale)


Mainsail: 38,5 sqm, 3 reefs

Genoa: 29 sqm

Jib: 19 sqm

Storm jib: about 8 sqm

Gennaker: tbd, (110 sqm)

Propulsion, steering

Engines, type: 2 x Beta Marine B10 diesel, dual-circuit cooling system, 10 hp 

(good for 7.8 knot at calm waters)

Engines, built in: 2004 (new)

Diesel tank: approx. 110 l

Propeller: Maxprop automatic feathering propeller, 2 blades each, new in 1997

Dagger boards: 2 swing able, sandwich

Steering: 2 rudders swing able together with swing able stern, tiller steering

Autopilot: Autohelm

Electric / Electronics

  • 2 x large 12V batteries, each 100 Ah
  • Echo sounder
  • GPS
  • Radio incl CD player
  • Shore power connection


Cabins: three (salon, stb + bb cabin)

Beds: 2 double, 3 single, (2 additional by conversion in salon)

Bathrooms facilities: 2

Pantry: 2 flame gas cocker, 1 sink, 1 movable fridge, lot of storage capacities

Drinking water: 2 x 45l = 90 l 

Other major equipment

  • Anchor incl chain and rope
  • Electric anchor winch with remote control
  • Spare anchor incl. chain and rope
  • Several fenders
  • Several ropes
  • Ladder/gangway
  • Bathing ladder stb stern
  • Life raft 6 for persons

Major upgrades / improvements for better sailing

  • Lengthened stern by one meter, heavable, built 2011
  • Automatic feathering propeller in 1997
  • High performance cruiser – racer sails, still in excellent condition:
    • o New UK Sailmaker Tape Drive Silver genoa in 2011
    • o New UK Sailmaker Tape Drive Silver mainsail in 2008
    • o New UK Sailmaker Tape Drive Silver jib in 2006
    • o Tbd Gennaker 110 sqm in 2006
    • Sandwich dagger boards and rudders
    • Swing able boom/spar for gennaker
    • Back stays
    • 2 additional winches for back stays and gennaker
    • 2 upgraded 43 self-tailing winches for genoa
    • Winch at mast for mail sail 


Other major upgrades / improvements 

  • Exchange of Yanmar diesel to Beta Marine B10 in 2004
  • Renewal of water tanks
  • Soft top for cockpit in 2007
  • Lazy jacks
  • Eberspächer diesel heating
  • Movable fridge
  • Bathing ladder stb stern
  • New Dyneema net in 2010
  • Installation of MOB rescue equipment
  • Renewal of all fixed windows

Additional major overhauls

  • Osmosis treatment of hull before 1996 by pre-owner
  • New mast and boom by pre-owner
  • Complete refurbishment of deck and hull in winter 2011/2012 by shipyard BaltiCat incl new / lengthening of stern
  • New mattresses in about 2010
  • Several refurbishments of interior
  • New engine room bulkheads incl. foaming of sterns in 2012

Price: 78.000 EURO ex Germany (VAT paid)

Contact data of owners

Arne and Jan Wölper

Jappopweg 9b and c

D - 25421 Pinneberg