The Leeder 240 Tom Cat is not just your average fishing/dive
boat but is the very latest in computerised design technology, combined
with Leeder years of commercial construction and experience in manufacturing
50-60ft lobster and commercial fishing craft. It is, in fact, the
most recent release of a purpose-built fibreglass fishing/dive craft
on the Australian market.
This boat is tough, utilising vinyl ester resin skins, fibreglass
cloth and woven rovings for added strength and lightness. Not only
is it tough, it's constructed to stringent Australian and Uniform
Shipping Law (U.S.L.) Standards, modified for recreational fishing
and diving. No wood or aluminium to corrode, rot or crack in this
Whilst protecting the integrity of the vessel, the design team came
up with -all-moulded stylistic beauty, incorporating a full overboard
self-draining cockpit with great directional stability in following
Leeders are renowned for their soft riding dry hulls which can venture
30-40 nautical miles offshore in unkind seas and brings you home safely.
The Tom Cat is no exception. Stability, comfort, reliability, durability,
combined with the most important "fishability" aspects.
The standard shock-absorbing seats gives a sensational ride in those
short choppy "any speed is the wrong speed" seas.
The design has accommodated space for four adults to fish one side
without the sensation of overheeling. The deck combing is of commercial
height with recessed hand grip rails, six stainless rod holders, aerated
bait tank, kill tank and a deckwash.
Wide non-slip safety steps up each side of the cabin and a commercial
height bow rail makes access to the foredeck a breeze and the diamond
shaped pyramid pattern gives very good grip all over the deck walking
All side pockets are moulded in high gloss finish with shelving on
the forward section made from starboard, creating a very classy look.
The well-planned instrument console incorporates a hydraulic helm
to make arm positioning more comfortable.
The imported curved safety glass screens permits windscreen wipers
and are designed for unobstructed all round vision, seated or standing.
The Tom Cat maxi towing boat also has a roomy large fully lined and
upholstered cabin wtih a toilet included as standard, making overnight
stops very comfortable for all on board.
The Tom Cat is also available with full flotation, soft tops, hard
tops, targa arch and extension awnings as additional accessories.
For more available information or supply, click on Standard and Optional
Features or contact us at Leeder