Like all designers, Leeder Cruisers uses computer technology in
the complexity of design features, giving greater accuracy overall,
ensuring structural integrity for the tough conditions they face,
in particular their home base Indian Ocean off Western Australia.
are of solid fibreglass combined with woven rovings and unilateral
cloth where specified. All moored hulls are coated with a 4mm Vinepester
Resin layer, giving extra protection. Gelcoat is high gloss-high
grade lustre finish extending surface life and durability.
spacing panel sizing and thicknesses are calculated to handle conditions
and the rigid Australian and U.S.L. building codes, using precut
foam formers and timber cores, giving an extremely strong but flexible
Leeder Cruiser being moved safely to the assembly area.
goes on, preparing the hull/bilge area for spraying with epoxy giving
a glossy, easy to clean engine room and protecting the fibreglass
from fuels and foreign substances.
installation and major machinery being installed prior to deck assembly
module is crafted and assembled off the boat. Doors and drawers
are prefitted prior to lacquer application in the Spray Booth. To
prevent damage, the prefitted and finished doors and drawers are
instrument console prewired and assembled ready for final installation
to another Sportiva.
systems wired and colour coded.
Tel: +61 8 9377 2955
Fax: +61 8 9279 8038
Back in the
1950s, the Piesse family began building custom-designed timber
lapstrake boats in Fremantle, Western Australia. Within two or
three years, they began to build in fibreglass, which at the time
was new and experimental technology. In 1973, the Piesse family's
Leeder Marine began building a range of radically designed fibreglass
boats, and these evolved into new and exciting styles that gained
wide popularity and set the company on a sound foundation.
its modest beginnings, the company has grown and prospered and now
has 30,000 square feet of covered factory floor space and employs
55 tradespeople, as well as supporting many outside sub-contractors.
Leeder has built an array of craft, from 6-metre recreational family
cruisers to 16 -metre lobster fishing boats. From government patrol
boats and work boats to custom-made cruisers that are exported around
who love mucking about in boats have found it easy to spot a Leeder
cruiser because of its distinctive appearance. Leeder were among
the first to incorporate an all-interior fibreglass liner that made
maintenance easy and kept its smooth finish.
team of young, enthusiastic designers, using innovative construction
techniques and materials, have launched the company into an exciting
future with the new Sportiva models. These include the Sportiva
290, the Tomcat, and the Phantom.
Leeder Cruiser is water tested and certified. All fuel tanks are
manufactured and pressure-tested in excess of the required standards,
and removable stainless steel strainers prevent foreign matter entering
the lines. Top grade 316 stainless steel rails are precision-welded,
adding strength and durability. The aim is to give every Leeder
Cruiser beautiful, gentle lines and a stunning appearance. Combining
the clever use of space, quality upholstery and fittings, with superior
Leeder Cruisers are protected by a 5-year structural warranty for
workmanship and integrity. Other manufacturers' individual warranties
apply to engines, electronics, equipment and specified materials.
made additions to suit a client's special request or features can
be made available within the boundaries of the moulded standard
pledge to Leeder Cruiser owners: Should
your local dealer not be able to handle the warranty to satisfaction,
Leeder will ensure the warranty will be accepted by our own nominated
technician in your area.