Not only did veteran boat builder Jay Pilini recently deliver the first 34-foot catamaran from Pilini Marine to customer Ralph Munyan, who participated in last weekend’s Fort Myers Offshore Burnt Store Fun Run with his son, Daniel, the owner of Pilini Marine in Clearwater, Fla., plans to deliver the company’s second 34-footer later this week.
“It’s been a long time coming but the new cat has arrived and we’re extremely proud of it,” Pilini said. “The first customer seems very pleased with his and we have a lot more on order. We’re delivering the second 34 XCS to a customer in South Carolina this week and we have two more in paint and three others in various production stages.”
For Munyan—the owner of the gorgeous 34 XCS powered by twin Mercury Racing Verado 400R engines and adorned with “inferno orange” paint just like his Chevrolet Camaro—the wait was well worth it.
“All I can say is this new boat is probably the best one I’ve ever owned,” said Munyan, who had a great time running the boat with his son, Daniel, in the FMO event. “I’ve owned a lot of catamarans—I’ve been a cat guy since 1999—and this is the easiest, smoothest, best-handling boat I’ve ever driven. Even docking the boat is easy.”