Schionning 1160 Catamaran “Backlash”

Built 2005
Shipyard Schionning
Length 11 m / 36 ft
Beam 6,7 m
Draft 0.4 m (dagger board up), 0,8 m (dagger board down)
Basic Weight 4,4 t


Backlash is a proven racing catamaran with the comfort of a cruising boat, designed and built to Schionning’s plans. She has twice successfully raced in the two-handed Round Britain and Ireland race, also competed in the Fastnet, and Round the Island races and in the last 3 RWYC triangle races was 1st, 2nd and 3rd. Backlash is fully equipped for Mocra and RORC racing.

  • White GRP Hull with grey anti-slip deck
  • Red coach line and detailing
  • Lifting daggerboard
  • Port and Starboard helm stations
  • Retractable rudders


  • Bermudan rig, alloy spars by Z Spars (2008)
  • Dyneema shrouds (Allspars 2013)
  • Furlex furler ( 2012)
  • Karver top down furler for code 0 and spinnaker ( 2015)
  • Main, jib and spinnaker halyards all dyneema
  • Main track has double purchase – Main sheet and Selden track replaced by Allspars, in 2014.
  • All ropes lead stern to cockpit with self tailing winches.
  • Folding bowsprit.


  • Fully battened mainsail
  • Spinnaker
  • Trisail
  • Furling genoa
  • Storm jib


  • Saloon has spacious and comfortable seating with 2 x bridge deck double berths, (6ft 6 ins x 5ft)
  • Small double aft ( could be made bigger by fitting an insert)
  • Single berth in port pontoon.
  • Galley tailored with 2 burner Smev hob
  • Oven and grill
  • Fresh sink
  • Refigerator
  • Pressurised water unit with Rinnai gasoline water heater.
  • Large head compartment with Jabsco sea toilet
  • Basin and shower
  • Comfortable bar area with Nav station
  • Mykuni MY 30 heating


  • Main Outboard Model: Yamaha FT9.9GEX-A
  • Main Outboard S/N: 6AVK1018558
  • Main Outboard S/N: 6AVK1018555
  • Tender Outboard Model: Honda 2HP
  • Tender Outboard S/N: BZBF-1305122


  • 2 x 115amp batteries
  • Charged by outboards, solar panels and generator
  • Numax Battery Charger

Navigation Aids

  • 2 x Plastimo compasses
  • Hand held compass
  • Autopilot
  • VHF
  • Windex
  • Raymarine Chart Plotter
  • Digital Yacht Ais transponder


  • Plastimo rescue sling
  • Life ring
  • Seago Inflatable danbouy
  • Tender with outboard
  • Manual bilge pumps in hulls
  • Portable bilge pump

Ground Tackle

  • Delta 20 kilo mainstay
  • Chain and warp


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