Boat Review August 2017 Issue

Multihull Special Report

With multihulls, you can choose both—but it won’t be cheap.

In Part 1 of our special report on multihulls we scrutinized the implications of stability and the benefits derived form a wide stance, buoyancy and hull shape of multihulls. This time we’ll look at structural issues and the energy transfer that takes place due to a multihull’s impressive initial resistance to heel. We will also delve into what all this means for the rig, rigging, hull structure and hardware interfaces.

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