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Forum: Multihull Sailboats 04-12-2019, 12:41
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Posted By Tupaia
Re: Catamaran vs Monohull Crew Safety

Two wrongs don't make a right.
Forum: Multihull Sailboats 02-12-2019, 05:36
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Posted By Tupaia
Re: Catamaran vs Monohull Crew Safety

I think this video in particular demonstrates that low wing deck clearance, slab sided hulls and mini keels are not the best arrangement for rough weather. It also demonstrates that things were not...
Forum: Multihull Sailboats 02-12-2019, 04:13
Replies: 153
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Posted By Tupaia
Re: Catamaran vs Monohull Crew Safety

Motion sickness is a mental problem. it results from the brain not being able to interpret the conflicting signals from the ears and eyes.

A big chunk of astronaut training includes being able to...
Forum: Multihull Sailboats 28-11-2019, 15:50
Replies: 153
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Posted By Tupaia
Re: Catamaran vs Monohull Crew Safety

Would agree lifelines on a cat are largely psychological. Having never held onto them I can confirm that you still feel vulnerable without them there, for example when chocked up on the hard with...
Forum: Multihull Sailboats 28-11-2019, 11:01
Replies: 153
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Posted By Tupaia
Re: Catamaran vs Monohull Crew Safety

I have an "H" configuration of jack lines. Aft lifting eyes to main beam lifting eyes, these are inboard of the side decks. Then from the main beam lifting eyes to the forward beam halfway between...
Forum: Multihull Sailboats 28-11-2019, 10:23
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Posted By Tupaia
Re: Catamaran vs Monohull Crew Safety

Firstly, there is much less rolling when sailing DDW on a cat so it is less of an issue than on a mono, being more annoying than dangerous.

I have a fixed length tether, similar to a safety line...
Forum: Multihull Sailboats 28-11-2019, 10:05
Replies: 153
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Posted By Tupaia
Re: Catamaran vs Monohull Crew Safety

I have sailed cats between 24 and 57 ft. My own cat is 44 ft
Forum: Multihull Sailboats 27-11-2019, 06:34
Replies: 153
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Posted By Tupaia
Re: Catamaran vs Monohull Crew Safety

Neither, I bought my first mono in 1983, my first cat in 1992, I have sailed and delivered 40 different multihulls and have lived aboard my own cat for the last fifteen years covering close to...
Forum: Multihull Sailboats 27-11-2019, 02:44
Replies: 153
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Posted By Tupaia
Re: Catamaran vs Monohull Crew Safety

Interested to know what cat?
Forum: Multihull Sailboats 26-11-2019, 04:03
Replies: 153
Views: 10,713
Posted By Tupaia
Re: Catamaran vs Monohull Crew Safety

There is a significant difference between mono and catamaran and that is the type of motion. The motion on a mono is continuous and often severe compared to a cat that is much less severe but more...
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