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Re: How do you feel about catamarans?

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Originally Posted by capt vimes
it just shows what another smart guy here already said: load a multi for cruising, sail it on a long ocean passage and their speed advantage comes down to naught! cruising multis are good for bay hopping and... nothing else!
The descendants of the folk who used voyaging canoes to populate Polynesia will be sorry to hear that.

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It's just as easy to get a poorly-designed or poorly-made mono as it is a cat. Each type has its own idiosyncrasies that require learning & accommodation. If you've liked sailing on cats (with a knowledgeable cat crew) and your pockets are deep enough, get a cat and learn her ways.

Fair winds.
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