Simpson Backslash 8.5m Catamaran for Sale

Professionally built in 1996 of Western Red Cedar/epoxy composite, this Simpson 8.5m Catamaran is ready to explore the waterways of the East Coast. Complete with wheel steering, electric toilet with holding tank, 12/240v chest freezer and pressure water.
A solar panel and Airex 4000 wind generator ensure plenty of power is produced and the Parsons 25hp pushes her along nicely. There are two 110amp batteries, electric anchor winch and 80m chain. This cat is perfect for coastal cruising, with transom hung swing up rudders you can park it on the beach while you explore.

Fuel (L)


Water (L)



2 x ¾ Berths in Stbd Hull

Showers & WC

1 interior shower, 1 Electric Head with Holding Tank


2 Burner Gas Stove, 1 Sink, 1 Hand Basin


12/24v Chest


2 110ah Batteries, Airex 400 Watt Wind Gen, Solar

Navigation Equip

Nav Man Chart Plotter / Sounder

Ground Tackle

Manson (2016) 80m 8mm Chain, Electric windlass

Sail Inventory

Main Sail, Furling Jib, 2 x 3 Year Old Spinnakers

Deck Gear

1 Steering Wheel on STBD side


 Solid Dodger with privacy screens


Make / Model / hp

Parsons, 2 Stroke, 25hp