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Re: Catamaran or Monohull- which is best?

Originally Posted by smackdaddy View Post
As for catamarans, for those of you interested in sailing - most of them sail very well if you know how to sail them. .
Nikki and I met and spent a bit of time with a professional ocean racer several years back, who sailed cats exclusively. In one conversation he stated that if he could find a cat that would tack at 120 degrees or less he'd be the happiest man alive.
So really, I guess it all depends on what your definition of sailing "very well" is.

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