Five years ago, Mystic Powerboats founder John Cosker gazed at Arizona’s Lake Havasu during the Desert Storm Poker Run and discussed plans for a smaller Mystic catamaran. “I actually have drawings for a 42 and, you know, if I get a few orders for it I’ll build it,” he said.
Along with its new C4400 catamaran, Mystic had a couple of new M3900 center consoles on display in Miami. Photos by Pete Boden/Shoot 2 Thrill Pix
This morning at the Miami International Boat Show, the vision officially became reality with the introduction of the C4400 catamaran. Yes, the cat grew a couple of feet from rendering to hull No. 1—they tend to do that. But Cosker’s much-awaited 44-footer is a stunner and for four buyers so far, were worth the wait.
With the catamaran project underway last year and consuming most of his time, Cosker met with Pier 57 Marine’s Scott Sjogren at the 2014 Miami International Boat Show. Cosker and Sjogren struck an instant rapport, and in chatting about the state of the performance-boat market they began tossing around ideas on what a Mystic center console might look like. Cosker had ideas. Sjogren had ideas. They decided to tackle a luxury performance center console from Mystic together.
Check out more images from the Mystic Powerboats booth before it was ready for public consumption.
Ambitious by nature, they set the release date for both models for the opening day of the 2015 Miami International Boat Show. As you can see from the images in this article, both the C4400 catamaran and M3900 center console made it in time (though a bit of last-minute detail was required after they moved the models into the show yesterday).
As you can see from the articles at the bottom of this article, speedonthewater.com has followed both projects since their inception. The coverage set a new standard—never before has the development of two new models been covered on such a granular level online or in print. For everyone involved, the projects have been a labor of love.
Editor’s note: Speedonthewater.com thanks John Cosker of Mystic Powerboats and Pier 57 Marine for complete access to these projects throughout their development. Look for a complete feature on Mystic’s C4400 and M3900 models in the March/April issue of Speed On The Water digital magazine. You can download the latest issue, which went live this week, for free by clicking here.
Mystic C4400 Cat and M3900 Coverage
Mystic Cat C4400 Cat and M3900 Center Console: First Looks From Miami
Mystic Catamaran Tops 130 MPH
Mystic M3900 Center Console Update: Interior Detail Progress
Mystic C4400 Catamaran Update: 128 Mph On Day One
Mystic C4400 and M3900 Update: Production In ‘High Gear’
Mystic Center Console Update: Hardtop Taking Shape
Mystic 4400 Cat to Ride on Saltwater-Submersible MYCO Tilt Trailer
Mystic C4400 Catamaran Update: Shooting for 130 on 700s
Mystic 40 Catamaran Update: Cosker Making Power Plans
Mystic Center Console Update: ‘All-Inclusive’ Pricing Targeted
Mystic Center Console Update: Miami Boat Show Debut Set
Mystic Center Console Sea Trials Begin
Hull No. 1 for Mystic Center Console in Rigging
Deck Tooling Taking Shape For Mystic Center Console
Mystic Completes Hull No. 1 For New 39-Foot Center Console
Mystic Building Deck For First 40-foot Catamaran
Mystic Powerboats Adding V-Bottom
Mystic 40 Catamaran Update: Infusion Lay-Up Underway
Mystic 40 Cat Update: Hull Mold Complete
Mystic Building New 40-foot Catamaran Series