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Old 01-06-2013
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Re: Paradigm changing boats

Originally Posted by bobmcgov View Post
Herreshoff's early multihull Amaryllis (1876) should have moved heaven and earth -- and would have, had the reactionary fools of the yawt-ting set not reacted so violently to it.

Modern, much?!?! After the design's suppression, it really wasn't until Tabarly's Pen Duick IV that ocean-racing multis stormed back to the fore.

Guess what Tabarly was working on in 1976?

Could be the next paradigm shift.
Nice post. I agree


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