Tech Talk

Multihulls are famously stable. But the fact that they don’t heel also means their rigs carry higher loads. Unlike a monohull rig, a multihull rig must stand up to gusts and changes in wind direction.   
When 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.

Blue Water Energy

by Duncan Kent, Posted December 12, 2013
Whether you’ve bought your bluewater catamaran or are still in the planning stages, one of the most important considerations for long-term cruising is your power system. Marine technical expert Duncan Kent looks into a successful onboard electrical system  
Nathanael G. Herreshoff didn’t (necessarily) mean to spark a yacht-design revolution when he launched the catamaran Amaryllis in 1875, but that’s exactly what happened…eventually.
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