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Old 09-06-2010, 09:24   #1
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I ran across this design looking at stuff the other day. Quite a departure from most other cats. My question to the group, would you consider this design safe for bluewater sailing? They are something like 29 feet LWL and 13 foot beam. Lots of freeboard....

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Old 09-06-2010, 12:30   #2
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We owned one for about 3 years. A very well built boat but with high center of gravity and narrow beam she had an exagerated motion with swells on the beam.
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That makes sense. Was the motion more or less, in your opinion, as a similarly sized monohull? Why did you sell yours?

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Have to agree - she's too short and to narrow for a good blue-water cat.

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That makes sense. Was the motion more or less, in your opinion, as a similarly sized monohull? Why did you sell yours?
The motion was worse, could get violent at times. We sold because our dream boat at that time came up for sale.
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May i ask what your dream boat is?
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Old 13-06-2010, 10:21   #7
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Lots of boats get me going, both multi and mono. In the the multi world, how about an Atlantic 48?
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