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Forum: COVID-19 | Containment Area 16-06-2020, 15:42
Replies: 226
Views: 24,236
Posted By Valiente
Re: Dream Yacht suspending Guaranteed Charter Income payments

In Jan 16, i asked several questions to Mr Cockcroft about DYC programs, and what protection i had if during the duration of program, DYC went bust, as i had no title on the boat.
His answer was,...
Forum: Multihull Sailboats 23-03-2020, 12:42
Replies: 7
Views: 621
Posted By Valiente
Re: Multihulls World magazine - downloadable?

downloadable both pdf, or Android App (may be iOS too, but i am no user of Apple devices)


SORRY: I am referring to multiHull mag NOT multiHull world
Forum: Lagoon Catamarans 11-01-2020, 08:54
Replies: 131
Views: 20,286
Posted By Valiente
Re: Lagoon Escape Hatches Falling Out

Silly or whatever, to my understanding they are required for EU approval. So, until rules change (if ever), it's not about getting rid of them, but making them and their bond to hull, seaworthy on...
Forum: Lagoon Catamarans 23-12-2019, 15:14
Replies: 131
Views: 20,286
Posted By Valiente
Re: Lagoon Escape Hatches Falling Out

- A liability, a bad idea, but I believe compulsory one in EU to get EU certification.

- how did you intend to tightly attach the plywood precuts, if needed? I keep thinking about best way to...
Forum: Multihull Sailboats 19-12-2019, 11:02
Replies: 179
Views: 22,218
Posted By Valiente
Re: Helia 44 abandoned off Puerto Rico

And regarding blue water capability, in my opinion is not JUST the disasters or lack of them:
IF as delivered, after the first long passage or encounter with significant weather, deck gear is...
Forum: Multihull Sailboats 18-12-2019, 03:11
Replies: 179
Views: 22,218
Posted By Valiente
Re: Helia 44 abandoned off Puerto Rico

Of course i try to avoid a personalized discussion.
However,some of the design and quality control issues of major serial manufacturers are serious. if that makes them suitable or not to go...
Forum: Multihull Sailboats 17-12-2019, 08:29
Replies: 179
Views: 22,218
Posted By Valiente
Re: Helia 44 abandoned off Puerto Rico

in my humble opinion both of you are describing the same reality under opposite perspectives.
- of course there are heaps of mass produced boats sailing without mishaps.
- of course some of those...
Forum: Multihull Sailboats 16-12-2019, 13:23
Replies: 179
Views: 22,218
Posted By Valiente
Re: Helia 44 abandoned off Puerto Rico

Just to say your insight of the industry is appreciated!
Forum: Multihull Sailboats 14-12-2019, 12:04
Replies: 179
Views: 22,218
Posted By Valiente
Forum: Multihull Sailboats 08-12-2019, 12:32
Replies: 15
Views: 2,348
Posted By Valiente
Re: ARC 2019 - Cat about to take line honours

+1
ARC now is just for deep pockets, who usually own big boats
Forum: Lagoon Catamarans 31-10-2019, 13:56
Replies: 21
Views: 3,901
Posted By Valiente
Forum: Lagoon Catamarans 19-10-2019, 12:54
Replies: 21
Views: 3,901
Posted By Valiente
Re: Whats the issue and status regarding Lagoon 46 masts?

Marina bar talk with a worried guy who was seriously considering buying a Lagoon46.
I know no more than what he said and I wrote: mast recall, solution being a shorter one!
Forum: Lagoon Catamarans 19-10-2019, 04:11
Replies: 21
Views: 3,901
Posted By Valiente
Re: Whats the issue and status regarding Lagoon 46 masts?

I was told there was a recall, halt in delieveries, and limiting use to engine, not sails, of those already delivered, until new masts in place. i know no more. that's why i ask
Forum: Multihull Sailboats 16-10-2019, 10:20
Replies: 197
Views: 25,262
Posted By Valiente
Re: What do single handlers do at night?

Yes it is. Since we are usually born with two hands, one for the company, and the other for boat handling is technically single handed sailing [emoji1787]
Forum: Lagoon Catamarans 12-10-2019, 13:02
Replies: 21
Views: 3,901
Posted By Valiente
Whats the issue and status regarding Lagoon 46 masts?

Do they have to change every mast? Why a shorter/lessSailArea one?
Forum: Multihull Sailboats 09-10-2019, 07:46
Replies: 197
Views: 25,262
Posted By Valiente
Re: What do single handlers do at night?

It also depends on onboard company![emoji1787][emoji1787]
Forum: Multihull Sailboats 28-09-2019, 10:44
Replies: 20
Views: 2,097
Posted By Valiente
Re: Purchasing a Sunsail Charter from Croatia for US and International Cruising

- Be aware of boat current Electrical setup (volts/hertzs) and existing equipment onboard, AND shore power in your intended sailing area. Required mods and/or replacents can be costly. Even being...
Forum: Lagoon Catamarans 28-09-2019, 00:31
Replies: 7
Views: 1,435
Posted By Valiente
Re: Lagoon 450 with Swim Platform?

No idea
one more. May be you can ask owner on Fb
...
Forum: Lagoon Catamarans 27-09-2019, 14:59
Replies: 7
Views: 1,435
Posted By Valiente
Re: Lagoon 450 with Swim Platform?

Yes

Google tenderlift !


https://m.facebook.com/tenderlift/posts/special-offer-for-lagoon-450-new-or-already-sailing-best-solution-for-relaxing-l/1549288555127239/
...
Forum: Multihull Sailboats 22-09-2019, 08:26
Replies: 186
Views: 28,367
Posted By Valiente
Re: New Excess Catamaran Brand

When heavy weather
Forum: Multihull Sailboats 21-09-2019, 10:17
Replies: 186
Views: 28,367
Posted By Valiente
Re: New Excess Catamaran Brand

Anyone has spotted a pic of the Excess(es) showing the helm full enclosure deployed?
Forum: Multihull Sailboats 16-09-2019, 14:33
Replies: 13
Views: 5,254
Posted By Valiente
Re: Thoughts on this Aventura 44?

Sizewise, Is Lagoon 42 a fair comparison, or this Aventura44 is closer to Lagoon45S as model numbering may suggest?
Forum: Multihull Sailboats 16-09-2019, 09:40
Replies: 13
Views: 5,254
Posted By Valiente
Re: Thoughts on this Aventura 44?

Video of actual Aventura 44
https://youtu.be/JwB4MKaXJKU
Eager to know how she sails....and its liveaboard and worldwide cruiser features.
Yes, the very same features which are often neglected by...
Forum: Multihull Sailboats 02-07-2019, 13:46
Replies: 39
Views: 11,137
Posted By Valiente
Re: T-Boned Moorings 50 sinks in the BVI

Unless saildrive seals affected by collision forces and leaked, shouldnt stern (engine room) and bow compartimentation provide buoyancy enough to cater for the flooded midhull section?
Forum: Lagoon Catamarans 31-05-2019, 08:40
Replies: 15
Views: 1,919
Posted By Valiente
Re: Last 450 hull

I know neither 450 is , or expect 46 to be, a performance cat. Just willing to hear about 450 vs. 46!

summarising so far:

Storage: 450 wins
Engine room space: 450 wins
sailing (speed or...
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