From the Rod McAlpine-Downey range of fast cruising catamarans, the Comanche dates from 1978. By modern cat standards, she has a sleek, low profi le and a narrow beam. She came with stub keels as standard but a few were built with centreboards. She carries a reasonable amount of sail and
performance is lively, particularly with the wind free. She has two, nominally double, cabins aft, and a singLe cabin in each hull where headroom is 6ft 6in. There is a large heads in the starboard hull and a galley to port. The bridgedeck has 5ft 10in headroom and contains a spacious saloon and a large chart table. Single outboard or twin inboard engines were offered.

LOA 9.80m (32ft 2in), LWL 8.76m (28ft 9in), beam 4.21m (13ft 10in), draught 0.96m (3ft 2in). Price guide: £25,000 to £40,000. YM Test Report April 1980.