Originally Posted by projectfiji
I was (and still am) blown away by the number of catamaran
blogs that were posted in the other thread. This has provided us with some really great information (and more importantly motivation that we need to stay inspired).
Are there any trimaran
blogs out there? Out of Cat, Mono, and Tri, it is least likely that we end up with a Tri, but it would still be fun to read about people who use them for cruising. Plus, knowledge is invaluable, I'm always looking for unique information.
My favorite is the blog of the s/v TimeMachine
. They wrote really well and were funny
. Sadly, it is no more as they are exploring parenthood.
In terms of building, the best I know of is the Rikki-Tikki-Tavi
. The builder
, Clarke, did truly superior work. The Sergeant Lewis
is a pretty decent second. Both are sailing now, so far as I am aware; neither write that much but the photos from the Rikki are nice. If you are looking for current
building (and can speak Portuguese) try this one
These all happen to be Searunners. I am sure there are others out there but there seem to be more of them than any other design for several reasons: design is about 30 or 40 years old, lots were home built and therefore affordable. The design is good from what I understand. Ask Roy M, Steve Rust, or Jmolan. Granted, they might be a bit biased ...