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Forum: Multihull Sailboats 28-11-2019, 18:11
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Posted By double u
Re: Catamaran vs Monohull Crew Safety

Had no lifelines on tve Wharram & never missed them.
@fatigue: sailing was much less fatigueing on the Wharram (but often v e r y wet) than o our Elan these days...could it have something to do with...
Forum: Multihull Sailboats 27-11-2019, 23:01
Replies: 153
Views: 10,714
Posted By double u
Re: Catamaran vs Monohull Crew Safety

if yo let it “get away from you“ any boat will be dangerous, and a multihull even more so.
Forum: Multihull Sailboats 27-11-2019, 19:18
Replies: 153
Views: 10,714
Posted By double u
Re: Catamaran vs Monohull Crew Safety

“As far as I'm concerned, I like monos, I like cats...“
100% agree, but if it's ugly I dislike it no matter how many hulls it has! To paraphrase Marchaj: “Aesthetics, the forgotten factor“
Forum: Multihull Sailboats 27-11-2019, 19:03
Replies: 153
Views: 10,714
Posted By double u
Re: Catamaran vs Monohull Crew Safety

Tupaia: which size cat?
Forum: Multihull Sailboats 27-11-2019, 18:53
Replies: 153
Views: 10,714
Posted By double u
Re: Catamaran vs Monohull Crew Safety

Yep correct, Tangaroa Mk1. I think the difference to the “modern“ Tiki design would mainly be in the building, not so much in the sailing: same V-hulls, nearly symmetrical fore & aft, flexible, open...
Forum: Multihull Sailboats 27-11-2019, 00:34
Replies: 153
Views: 10,714
Posted By double u
Re: Catamaran vs Monohull Crew Safety

With a 7 year/38000nm cat- rtw (& 2,3 Mono rtws) to my credit I consider myself to be allowed to write any-& everything about cats...
Forum: Multihull Sailboats 26-11-2019, 16:10
Replies: 153
Views: 10,714
Posted By double u
Re: Catamaran vs Monohull Crew Safety

Please nobody get me w.rong: a GOOD cat can be the ideal tradewind-rtw boat (albeit an expensive one), the “twin hulled vessels“ we've been seeing a round here I would not, with very few exceptions...
Forum: Multihull Sailboats 26-11-2019, 16:05
Replies: 153
Views: 10,714
Posted By double u
Re: Catamaran vs Monohull Crew Safety

“cups and wine glasses will remain where you left them “
absolutely hilarious!!! I watch you going up the Red Sea...
Ours was just a Wharram = not really fast & relatively gentle motion, but there...
Forum: Multihull Sailboats 25-11-2019, 19:00
Replies: 153
Views: 10,714
Posted By double u
Re: Catamaran vs Monohull Crew Safety

Crew agility, body control, fitness, experience, risk awareness, prudence..counts muchmuch more than the number of hulls
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