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post #23 of Old 01-11-2008
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Multihulls have their own issues. In my last boat search I considered a multi for all the good reasons above. I found it interesting that for the same age multi-s were in general in much worse condition in terms of structural integrity than monohulls. I can only attribute this to lighter construction coupled with higher loads, especially those that act on the bridgedeck joint (essentially torquing it) etc.
That is not to say a new multihull isn't a fun thing to sail, but they don't age very gracefully.
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