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post #4 of Old 09-16-2006
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The multihulls are a bit more expensive to build, but handle very well, even with a very shallow draft. My boat has a 14" draft or so, with the centerboard up, and I've taken it out on the Atlantic, as well as up into the smaller bays and larger rivers. However, the smaller multihulls (any<35' loa) are definitely limited in the amount of stowage and living space they have.

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