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Re: Atantic 47/ Catana 47/ Lagoon 450/ Outremer 5X/ Salona 60/ Sense 50-55/ Jeanneau

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Originally Posted by DiasDePlaya View Post
Don't worry for this, now you can install an automatic sheet release system.
They have them on the racing offshore multihulls.....but that does not prevent them to capsize...at leas always.

edit: it seems that I am saying that fast multihulls are dangerous and that is not what I wanted to say. No, they demand an experienced skipper and prudence in what regards the amount of sail carried in bad weather or unstable conditions like squalls, but they are obviously more tricky to sail than a comparably fast mono-hull, that typically will be a slightly bigger and a performance cruiser.

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Last edited by PCP; 12-10-2013 at 02:12 PM.
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