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Except for the fact that one almost never finds a roller furling main on a catamaran while they are quite common on monohulls.
Originally Posted by mrhoneydew:1636362
How do I feel about catamarans? Well, I feel they are for people who want to float their luxury condo and MAYBE go out and hoist a roller-furled main and self-tacking jib at the push of a button from the salon in ideal conditions. They are for taking up a massive footprint at anchor (or better yet at the dock) for people who need a lot of space to wander around on and who simply can't seem to leave the plush living room sofa, laz-z-boy, and big screen tv at home. Granite countertops and Viking range in the galley? Of course! Huge picture windows? Yessiree! Look mom, there's ocean on the nature channel!
In short, I don't particularly care for them. Not if you're a sailor anyway.
(Oooo... I bet this one's not gonna get a lot of 'likes.')
Last edited by jzk; 03-17-2014 at 08:10 AM.