Skater Powerboats


    When it comes to performance, the automobile world has Ferrari and Lamborghini.  Those who crave high performance velocity on the water know there is only one king, Skater. The number one builder of high performance catamarans in the world has been in business for more than 30 years. After starting with the Skater 18 in 1974, Douglas Marine now offers more than ten sizes of catamarans in various models for race and pleasure use. No catamaran builder has won more world and national championships in offshore racing or set  more kilo speed records than Douglas Marine.

    Founded and led by Peter Hledin, Douglas Marine prides itself on being the leading edge of technology. Douglas Marine, the only name you need to know for high performance on the water.

    design & construction

    The Douglas, Michigan based company that covers 91,000 square feet was the first to perfect the use of vacuum-bagging technology, S-glass, Kevlar, epoxy resins and other construction techniques in the high performance industry and we use those construction techniques on every boat we build. Douglas Marine has a full service rigging shop and Download wordpress themes we even build our own high quality trailers so we can deliver an exquisitely prepared turn-key package anywhere in the world.

    specs & Models

    28 Skater
    30 Skater
    32 Skater
    36 Skater
    368 Skater
    388 Skater
    399 Skater
    40 Skater
    40ss Skater
    46 Skater


    Built to order…

    speed rating

    Skater’s run well over 100 MPH and have set world kilo records in excess of 200MPH.

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