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Here's one for the dreams: photos taken 30mins ago from my cockpit.

The white hulled cat in the foreground is really big, the blue one is MASSIVE. I figure it's 60-70ft long and over 30ft wide! That dinghy on the back is probably 10ft. The mast is one of the top three tallest in the marina of 2000 mostly sailboats.





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Umm... I'm not a catophile... I sail a trimaran.

BTW, that white one looks like its going to slam horribly, since it doesn't seem to have much clearance under the bridge deck.

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Umm... I'm not a catophile... I sail a trimaran.

BTW, that white one looks like its going to slam horribly, since it doesn't seem to have much clearance under the bridge deck.
My bad. So you sail a "Cat-and-a-half" eh? I am not so fortunate, only being able to afford half of a cat.

What do you mean by slam?

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My bad. So you sail a "Cat-and-a-half" eh? I am not so fortunate, only being able to afford half of a cat.

What do you mean by slam?

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That white one is a trimiran slimming down after a recent pregnancy. (g)

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The structure that connects the two hulls is called a bridgedeck. If it doesn't have sufficient clearance underneath, waves will hit it...slamming into it and making a lot of noise, and in serious cases structural damage to the boat.
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My bad. So you sail a "Cat-and-a-half" eh? I am not so fortunate, only being able to afford half of a cat.

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How would you know... as far as we can tell, only your wife sails... You grill.


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gee, was it something I said?

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