by Sail Staff, Posted February 6, 2014Here's our comprehensive list of multihull builders, the boats they have available, and how to contact them.
by Igor Belay, Posted January 30, 2014Picolé comes from Europe to Cape Town in a container, and my sailing partner, Beto Pandiani, and I arrive by plane. Back in 2008, Beto and I sailed an open sport catamaran from Spain to Australia in search of adventure and in the hopes of promoting clean energy.
by Andrew Burton, Posted January 23, 2014Modern cruising catamarans make it easy to head off into the wild blue. Whether it’s a daysail to Discovery Island for a Pacific-coast picnic or a tradewind passage from the Cape Verdes to Antigua, you can count on a cat to keep you comfortable with plenty of elbow room. Speed, too, is usually a bonus. But because most cruising catamarans have conservative sailplans designed to keep their crews out of trouble, you’ll need specialized sails to keep your cat scrambling downwind and in light air.
by Kimball Livingston, Posted January 17, 2014Here’s a game I invented at the 2013 Corsair Nationals. Ask the owner of any of Corsair’s folding trailerable trimarans for an opinion of the boat—and take a step back. You’ll need some extra space to absorb the superlatives. These people don’t just like their boats: they bear the passions of the misunderstood.
by Cindy Wallach, Posted December 12, 2013Just Say No to “Nautical” And other interior design tricks to transform your multihull into a more livable space.
by John Casey, Posted December 12, 2013My first multihull experience came one summer day as some friends and I were enjoying the sun on a pontoon boat in the middle of a lake near landlocked Orlando, Florida, where I used to hang out as a kid.
by Peter Nielsen, Posted December 12, 2013When pushed, even sailmakers will admit that, more than fancy new sails, a low-drag prop is the most effective way to improve a cruising boat’s performance.