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- Naturally Fast. Gain, Bruce // Sailing World;Jul/Aug2013, Vol. 52 Issue 6, p84
The article presents experts' insight on professional multihull racing techniques including the importance of the start, the approach to achieve windward hull on a catamaran when instantaneous adjustments are not made, and the strategy for the bear away to a downwind course without capsizing.
- The Cats Have Them Scratching. Cushing, Doran; Smith, Mike; Jacobson, Ira // Cruising World;Oct2015, Vol. 41 Issue 10, p22
Letters to the editor are presented in response to articles in previous issues including "Making Way for Multihulls" in the June 2015 issue, "The Cats Come Home" in the June 2015 issue, and "The Great Divide" in a previous issue.
- Seawind 950. DONALDSON, SVEN // Pacific Yachting;Dec2012, Vol. 54 Issue 12, p72
The article evaluates the Seawind 950 cruising cat from Seawind Catamarans.
- SUPER SHARP. Zimmerman, Stan // Sarasota Magazine;Feb2007, Vol. 29 Issue 5, p92
The article considers the racing competition for the stiletto catamaran in Sarasota, Florida. While stiletto production stopped in Sarasota, Stiletto catamarans converge here annually for the national championship. The thrill of speed attracts participants from various locations. Stiletto...
- Sinkage and Trim of a Fast Displacement Catamaran in Shallow Water. Gourlay, Tim // Journal of Ship Research;Sep2008, Vol. 52 Issue 3, p175
A theoretical method is put forward for predicting the sinkage and trim of a fast displacement catamaran in shallow water. Special emphasis is placed on the transcritical speed range, where sinkage and trim reach a maximum and the risk of grounding is at its highest. Results are condensed into...
- On the Prowl. Reininger, Stuart // MotorBoating;Aug2006, Vol. 198 Issue 2, p31
The article features the Africat 420 multihull. The South African-built Africat 420--a new boat from a new builder--is typical of the type. Less power is needed to push this catamaran through the water. Its underwater shape includes a pair of keels that protect the twin props. Standard power is...
- Derecktor's Giant Cat. // Yachting;May2006, Vol. 199 Issue 5, p26
The article reports on a 145-foot catamaran with a 5,629-square foot main-sail being built at Derecktors' Shipyard in Bridgeport, Connecticut.
- SUPER HOTTIES. // Boating;Jan2006, Vol. 79 Issue 1, p101
The article features several catamarans in the U.S. The Advantage 28 Sport Cat has a center pod that extends as deep as the outer hulls. The Cobra Performance 260 Venom uses a graduating step design. The Eliminator 27 Daytona has the most comfortable ride in chop. Liner construction technique...
- SKATER 40. Friedman, Joe // Boating;May2005, Vol. 78 Issue 5, p119
Features the Skater 40 catamaran designed by Douglas Marine in the U.S. Speed of the boat; Price; Contact information.