This report focuses on multihulls, because that is what we sail, but most of what we learned from this project can be applied to monohulls, as well. Our catamaran Josepheline is 38-feet with a 22.5-foot beam and draws 3.25 feet, weighing in at about 7 tons in full cruising mode. To put this into context […]
We think the best bet is the modern keel/centerboard. Unlike centerboards of 20 years ago, the new ones are very efficient going to windward with the boards down and not all that bad with the boards partially raised or withdrawn into a stub keel.