The catamaran Cat 190 was produced with vinyl ester resin from Ara Ashland.
The catamaran Cat 190 was produced with vinyl ester resin from Ara Ashland.

The hull of the composite catamaran was built with DERAKANE® vinyl ester resin from Ara Ashland. The resin, which is reinforced with aramid tissues in certain areas of the boat, is said to be more resistant than conventional polyester resins.

According to Brasil Cat, the use of infusion process makes the boat lighter and more economical to run with a fuel consumption of 130 l/h compared to 400 l/h of similar-sized motor boats.

The flybridge measures 34 m2 and is powered by two Caterpillar engines delivering 715 HP and 27 knots maximum speed.