by Peter Johnstone, Posted July 30, 2014By their nature, larger catamarans are exceptionally safe offshore. It is not unusual to sail through mildly uncomfortable conditions, such as a gale, only to arrive in port and hear sailors on keelboats talk of “surviving” horrendous weather. A large modern catamaran has plenty of buoyancy and exceptional roll inertia.
by Cindy Wallach, Posted April 21, 2014Just Say No to “Nautical” And other interior design tricks to transform your multihull into a more livable space.
by Liesbet Collaert, Posted September 18, 2014“Why don’t we find out?” I volunteered. Having a little chat with strangers while sailing can be entertaining, so I picked up the VHF and in my best French asked who was trying to call us.
by Robert F. Burgess, Posted June 19, 2014In 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.
by SAIL Editors, Posted August 18, 2014Each fall, many East Coast sailors make the pilgrimage south to warmer waters along one of two well-known paths: offshore direct to the islands, or inshore via the Intracoastal Waterway.
by Andrew Burton, Posted March 12, 2014Modern cruising catamarans make it easy to head off into the wild blue...