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52818Re: [bolger] Re: Bolger cruising catamaran

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  • welshman@ptialaska.net
    Feb 19, 2007
      There are some small cruising multihulls at this site, I have been interested in the 24 C and the 24 T for a long time.

      http://www.prcn.org/kismet/

      HJ

      ----- Original Message -----
      From: Mark Albanese <marka@...>
      Date: Monday, February 19, 2007 1:34 am
      Subject: Re: [bolger] Re: Bolger cruising catamaran

      >
      > On Feb 18, 2007, at 11:04 PM, graeme19121984 wrote:
      >
      > > Is speed the only reason to build a cat?
      >
      > The crusiing cat certainly would be that. The Lundstrom rig points
      >
      > well with no spar mess along the edges and can be made double in
      > order to wing and wing. One the mast is standing, it's also easy
      > to use.
      >
      > The hulls themselves obviously have very little in the water.
      >
      >
      >
      > Cats with a bridge deck spanning the hulls appeal to me. Apart
      > from
      > speed, it offers a lot of safe and secure sprawl space on a small
      > displacement. And stuff can still be kept in the separate hulls.
      >
      > Apart from gin palaces, Jeff Gilbert's Gumboots, and the Marples
      > and
      > Brown Banca cats offer this in smaller sizes.
      >
      > http://www.duckworksmagazine.com/01/designs/gilbert/gumboots/index.htm
      > http://www.boatshop.com.ph/portfolio/Lumba-lumba.html
      >
      > Some Bolger detail for an aft mast are in BWAOM chapter 30.
      >
      >
      >
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