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MULTIHULLS Part 2

The Disadvantages and Sailing Terms

Disadvantages— In serious wind and seas, a monohull sailor can, if absolutely exhausted and no longer able to steer, strike all sail, lock all hatches, and go below to wait it out and hope for the best. A well-found boat will most likely allow this.

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Multihulls- Part 1

History -The catamaran is one of the oldest types of craft known. The word Catamaran has its origin in Malayan language — Catu (to tie) and Maran ( log).  Early Polynesians would lash two large canoes together and sail a whole village’s worth people from one village to another,

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Rules of the Road..Who has the Right of Way?

Welcome aboard the Learn to Sail Blog! Here we have Determining Risk of Collision, Sailing Terms and Deviation and Variation The Right of Way rules do not technically come into effect between boats until there is the possibility of collision. 

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