Originally Posted by bill352
Being a no-hull owner myself, I can't really express an opinion. But taking the mono-multi claims pretty much at face value, I'm imagining -
-a beautiful evening at anchor
in a secluded harbor somewhere. One boat of each type securely riding on calm waters, crews with sundowners in hand. But one crew is sitting cramped in a narrow cockpit looking across the water at an ugly boat; the other is relaxing in a roomy cockpit looking across the water at a pretty boat.
Doesn't seem fair, somehow.
I own a mono, but am no way against cats aside from price
. My 35' mono is both pretty and spacious. She doesn't have the sleek lines of a racer
or racer cruiser
, but she has salty good looks.
I have two good sized sleeping cabins both well over 6' of head
room plus a full standing headroom
workshop. My centre cockpit is not suitable for entertaining half a dozen hipsters, but in April or November when it's windy and seas are rolling and I'm shipping
spray, I can't imagine a wide wet cockpit is where I'd want to be. Snuggling up in my cozy centre cockpit under a sleeping bag, dry and out of the wind
has a comfort all its own.
I could be wrong, but my impression is cats might be better suited to calm Caribbean
waters and summers in the med. In dirty weather
, my well insulated cozy, heavy displacement
mono is a different kind of comfortable.
What's better. Bananas or cheese? Depends on what you want to eat and what your current
nutritional needs are.
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