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Old 01-04-2011, 05:34   #16
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Re: Aerorigs - Pros / Cons / Opinions ?

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Hi Aussiesuede,

Where is this one being built? Is she the one which has been on the Shuttleworth website for some time?
Can I please go for a sail on her!
Pedigree Cats in Raymond, Washington (Pedigree Cats Catamarans - power catamaran builder, sail catamaran builder, trimarans, multihulls, custom composite builder in North America, power catamarans, sail catamarans builder) I've seen the boat sitting out in their yard many times over the last 6 or 7 years. She is pretty, but they've had a heckuva time getting it finished. It was for sale 3 or 4 years ago, in an unfinished state.

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Old 01-04-2011, 11:20   #17
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Re: Aerorigs - Pros / Cons / Opinions ?

Originally Posted by colcampey View Post
I have one of Rob Denney's designs - "Rare Bird" (see for a video of Rare Bird at 15 knots in wind of similar speed). My next multihull will definitely have an unstayed rig - probably a Ballestron - much safer, easy to depower, excellent performance.
Looking at an Aereorig equipped cat for sailing in Europe,
Hi Col,

My next cat will have two unstayed masts - currently I favour the WOW Wally Omer Wing on a 42 - 45 cat.
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Old 01-04-2011, 13:50   #18
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Re: Aerorigs - Pros / Cons / Opinions ?

Here is another aerorig example which just returned here to the PNW last year after a pacific cruise. Her sistership is currently being constructed in Hawaii, also with an aerorig variant.

Kurt Hughes Multihull Design - Catamarans and Trimarans for Cruising and Charter - 56' Catamaran w/Aero Rig

I believe she's still up for sale in British Columbia: 2003 Kurt Hughes Catamaran Sail Boat For Sale -
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