Originally Posted by CaptForce
I had not considered this and I'll have to agree. My thought was that the vertical changes with swell have a far greater influence on seasickness than the angle of heel and this rise and fall would be similar with a mono- or multi- hull
. A clear view of the horizon has a great effect. Many who are chartering and unaccustomed to time on the water
are in protected waters, and in these cases, the open view is likely the deteriming factor. It always amazes me how many can become seasick when there are no waves or swell at all.
Yes, swell gets to my GF even on a cat, but being out in the open w a view helps. She heads for the saftey nets on the bow when feeling a little woozy....and has been known to spend most of a multi-day crossing there.