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mono to cat convertion

hello, I am in the beggining stages of developing a plan for converting my mono to cat and would be interested in your ideas if you've ever considered the same. any thoughts and ideas would be great, thanking you in advance........jeff
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Hmmmm, I'm no naval architect but my understanding is that such a conversion doesn't work too well since the hull will not have the right shape/weight/etc. In any case I'd think it would make more sense to convert to a tri than to reproduce your current hull to make a catamaran.

Unless you meant cat boat instead of catamaran, in which case, nevermind.
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I can't of a better way than selling the Mono & purchasing a Cat? Art.
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First of all YOU have to convert - from being a monohull sailor.
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If what you're sailing now is a kayak, the conversion might work.
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WHAT!?!

I think stlcat was right. I think a tri would be the most plausible of the two bleak prospects. A monohull is designed so differently then cats.

Good luck if you decide to persue this. If you do proceed, please keep us updated and post pics/plans.

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You'd be better off selling the monohull and getting a purpose built cat...
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