1998 Custom 50' Simpson Slipstream 15 "Journey II"

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50' Custom 1998 "Journey II"


1998 Custom-Built Slipstream 15 Performance Catamaran

JOURNEY II is a low, sleek, high performance catamaran designed for speed, the Slipstream 15 also carries realistic cruising accommodations and has wide, safe deck areas. The styling is smooth and gently cambered to give the impression of speed and the knuckled hull and powerful fractional rig coupled with a Simpson Strip-Wing mast, ensures it. This beautifully constructed vessel has a slightly different layout than designed. The hulls have more headroom and the boat is made with balsa core and glass fiber. The interior is beautifully finished in maple with lots of natural light. The galley is in the port hull midships rather than in the trunk cabin. The trunk cabin has salon table and inside helm station that is fully equipped with electronics and helm plus large chart table. The interior sightlines are excellent. JOURNEY II has 4 staterooms and 3 heads and is well equipped for cruising the Pacific Northwest. She is ready to go cruising. If you are looking for a great Cat to go cruising or liveaboard this is a must see.

Atlantic Yacht & Ship, Inc. is pleased to assist you in the purchase of this vessel. This boat is centrally listed by United Yacht Sales. It is offered as a convenience by this broker/dealer to its clients and is not intended to convey direct representation of a particular vessel

Full Details

Cabins: 4 cabin layout

Heads: 3 heads

Sleeps: 8

Headroom: Over 6’ in center and lots more in hulls

The interior is finished in satin varnished Maple with teak and holly floors

The port interior consists of a captive void space, forward head, double cabin, galley and double cabin aft with machinery space below.

The starboard side has a captive void space, forward head, double cabin, enclosed head with shower stall and double quarter cabin with machinery space below.

The bridge deck contains the main helm and controls to starboard with large dinette to port. Ample storage in bridge deck.

Helm area has bench seat with excellent chart storage/table against starboard window. Aft of helm station is large dresser style cupboards. Fore/aft counter inboard of helm is backrest of dinette. Views from inside the bridge deck couldn’t be better

There is full outside visuals from the salon due to the high number of windows in the cabin trunk.


  • Composite Custom carbon and wood pivoting mast
  • Aluminum boom
  • Forespar 4" x 6' sprit
  • Harken Jib Furling
  • 2 Harken Electric 56.2 ST winches
  • 2 Harken 56.2 ST winches
  • All blocks are Harken
  • Self- tacking jib track
  • Large trampoline forward with deck lockers in both bows
  • Anchor windlass and anchor lockers mid ships on bridge deck with 2 lockers
  • 2 extra storage lockers at bridge deck forward
  • Propane locker for 2 large tanks port side
  • 8 opening hatches plus front window in salon opens

Electronics and Helm

  • Inside Helm
  • Chartplotter/GPS:
  • Autohelm Tri Data knot and depth
  • Autohelm Wind speed and direction
  • Autohelm Depth sounder
  • Autohelm 16 mile radar
  • Autohelm ST7000
  • VHF: Icom M502
  • Each Outside Helm:
  • Engine panels
  • MMC controller for engines
  • Autohelm ST 60 multi display
  • Autohelm ST 60 Windspeed and direction
  • Autohelm ST 6000+ Autopilot display


  • House Battery: 7 Group 27 Gel
  • Spare Battery: 1 Group 27 AGM
  • Inverter/Charger: Xantrex Freedom 3000W/150A (2018)
  • 6 solar panels
  • 6 electric bilge pumps
  • 4 manual bilge pumps
  • 2 waste pumps for holding tanks
  • All grey and black water goes to holding tanks
  • Propane on demand hot water heating in locker within arch
  • Shower on both transom steps

Engine and Mechanical Details

  • Engine:  Volvo MD22 L 40 HP
  • Year built: 1999, Hours: 1,100
  • Propeller: 3 blade Autoprop self-pitching
  • Two 120SE Volvo Sail Drives 1999

Additional Equipment

  • Opening lifeline gates port and starboard
  • Primary Anchor: 44lb Bruce
  • Rode: 5/16 chain
  • Secondary Anchor: Danforth
  • Rode: short chain plus rode
  • Windlass: Muir electric with wired remote
  • Arch davit on stern for Dinghy
  • Webasto Hydronic 5-zone heating system
  • Nova Kool stand up refrigeration and freezer AC/DC
  • Anti-fouling: Coppercoat
  • Last zinc(s) change: October 2019

Mechanical Disclaimer

Engine hours are as of the date of the original listing and are a representation of what the listing broker is told by the owner and/or actual reading of the engine hour meters. The broker cannot guarantee the true hours. It is the responsibility of the purchaser and/or his agent to verify engine hours, warranties implied or otherwise and major overhauls as well as all other representations noted on the listing brochure.


The company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change or withdrawal without notice.