These instructions will show you how to fold an easy origami catamaran. If you’ve never folded anything before we recommend you take a moment to check out our Beginner’s Guide which will teach you all the basics.

Catamaran Step 1

Step 1) Fold the paper in half and the unfold it.

Catamaran Step 2

Step 2) Fold both sides of the paper in towards the centre.

Catamaran Step 3

Step 3) Fold the top and bottom parts of the paper towards the centre.

Catamaran Step 4

Step 4) Unfold both of these two folds.

Catamaran Step 5

Step 5) Open up the bottom part of the paper along the dotted lines.

Catamaran Step 6

Step 6) Squash Fold the paper down.

Catamaran Step 7

Step 7) Open up the paper at the top just like you did on the bottom and then Squash Fold it flat.

Catamaran Step 8

Step 8) Fold the model in half opening up the two sections of the boat to the top.

Catamaran Step 9

The completed catamaran

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