Multihull Sailor

Sail-camping on a Hobie 16

by Robert F. Burgess, Posted June 19, 2014

In the Florida Panhandle, Robert Burgess and his friend Doug decided to try a tricky weekend sail into a part of St. Andrew Bay, near Panama City, where sailboats never go.


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Is Fiber Rigging the Best Choice for a Multihull?

by Tony Bessinger, Posted June 16, 2014

You’re trying to decide the best way to rig your new multihull, or you want to replace the original rigging with something more up-to-date. There are a lot of rigging technologies available these days, but are they affordable and cost-effective? We spoke with two pro riggers in New England to get a handle on the latest and most sensible standing-rigging options


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Multi-stage Beach Cat Racing in the Worrell 1000

by John Casey, Posted June 12, 2014

Multi-stage beach cat racing in the Worrell 1000, one of the most grueling sailing events in the world and remains the ultimate rush. A touch of madness is required.


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When these sailors decided to take on the world, multihulls were their boats of choice. We talked to them about moving aboard, living on board and experiencing fascinating things along the way


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Nigel Irens Designs Some of the Fastest Racing Multihulls

by Paul Gelder, Posted June 5, 2014

Tucked away down a narrow alley in the picturesque town of Ashburton, on the edge of Dartmoor National Park in England, is a tiny building called the Tenter loft, a relic from the ancient wool industry when cloth was stretched on tenterhooks. It’s now the quirky office of British multihull designer Nigel Irens, the man behind some of the fastest sailing boats on the planet.


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