Tuesday, 10 December 2013

Chris White Atlantic 47 catmaran with Mastfoil Sail Magazines best multihull in the 41-50' range

From the following article on the Sail Magazine website:

http://www.sailmagazine.com/best-boats/sails-best-boats-2014-atlantic-47

Although huge, full-roached mainsails have been the rule on most catamarans for years now, in real life we all know that many cruising-cat sailors don’t ever use them because they can be so hard to handle. A number of designers have responded to this fact in incremental ways—for example, by reducing mainsail size or specifying in-mast furling. But now veteran multihull designer Chris White has solved the problem completely by taking the bold step of eliminating the mainsail altogether.

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