63729Re: [bolger] Re: A real forgotten gem, Bolger 554 Camping Trimaran using Hobie Cat parts!
- Jun 14, 2010
> But a heavier multihull (which cant simply zoom off with every gust) requires a stronger rig. Will the Hobie mast stand up to the extra force?My guess is that the Hobie16 hardware is strong enough. And, the sail
> And what about the sail? I assume (having never sailed one) it is cut very flat, for a fast boat is sailing on the wind all the time. It may lack power for a heavier boat.
would be underpowered but it would work. (I think that Hobie Cat
sails are cut nicely, much better than the poly-tarp sails I typically
use!) . If you aren't moving fast enough, that is when the motor
comes in useful. This isn't a racer, but it is a cheap and handy
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