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I don't think you have considered the realities of making a passage of any length in an open boat. Exposure to the elements is one of the most dangerous parts of sailing an open boat for long periods. Even those rowing boats that have crossed the Atlantic have some cabin to get out of the elements, if only to change clothes, have a bite to eat, and rest. Warm tropical water can be damn cold if the wind is blowing, and sunburn is a major concern. Where do you plan to store water and food on something like that "speedy" cat? Dry clothes are essential, unless you want to get sailor's rash.
I had a delivery on a hurricane damaged motor yacht which only had steering on the fly bridge. No bimini and no autopilot meant we has to steer by hand day and night. We roasted during the day and shivered through at night. It certainly wasn't a fun delivery.
 
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