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Since MonoHulls are actually a Half boat to a catamaran sailor; I refer to the upgrade from mono to multi as 'Becoming a Whole Sailor'.

To my friends and such that sail alongside me I simply became known as either 'Faster' or one native American called me "He who does not spill drinks".
for short and "He who does not spill drinks and sails cirlces around me while his air conditioner cools and girls in bikini's lounge on his 14 foot wide foredeck"

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BTW SD,
Trimarans are of course unballasted (for which you get a point) mono's with training wheels. Having said that, I'll not race one again. I went tack on tack with a F28 last year going up the Magothy river, he was double handed and I was solo ing. He beat me because I missed a tack. Side by side he was slightly faster but could not point as high.
Nothing personal but any boat that motors at 15kts - is that really a sailboat ( okay, I'm officially jealous.
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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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No witnesses to any of this I see... It isn't my fault that you let a little 28' trimaran trounce you. I can't motor at 15 knots in my boat, but then again, I didn't opt for the big honking 50 HP outboard either. I hate motoring, so why would I want a 50 HP. Generally, the only boat that catches us regularly, is my friend in his F31... We do have some friends up here in an older Gemini, but only the F31 crew races regularly.

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Trimarans are of course unballasted (for which you get a point) mono's with training wheels. Having said that, I'll not race one again. I went tack on tack with a F28 last year going up the Magothy river, he was double handed and I was solo ing. He beat me because I missed a tack. Side by side he was slightly faster but could not point as high.
Nothing personal but any boat that motors at 15kts - is that really a sailboat ( okay, I'm officially jealous.
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