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- AROUND THE WORLD IN 60 DAYS. // Power & Motoryacht;Oct2008, Vol. 24 Issue 10, p36
The article reports on the success of Earthrace, a biodiesel-powered trimaran, in completing and setting a new world record for circumnavigation. The trimaran, under the helm of Captain Pete Bethune, made it around the world 14 days faster than the record set in 1998. The aim of the endeavor was...
- 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...
- Fountaine Pajot Lipari 41 to Make West Coast Debut This Month. // Log Newspaper;10/12/2012, Issue 930, p17
The article offers a preview of three multihull sailboats from West Coast Multihull including the Fountaine Pajot Lipari 41 catamaran, the Corsair Sprint 750 boat and the Weta 4.4 sport trimaran.
- Summer of the Multihull. // Practical Sailor;Aug2013, Vol. 39 Issue 8, p7
The article evaluates several mini-multihull boats available as of August 2013 including the Hobie Getaway catamaran, the Windrider 17, Weta 14 and Searail 19 trihulls and the Corsair Sprint 750 trihull.
- FAST BOAT DESIGN: CATAMARANS AND TRIMARANS. PIKE, DAG // 50 Ways to Improve Your Powerboat Driving;2008, p22
Chapter 10 of the book "50 Ways to Improve Your Powerboat Driving" is presented. It discusses the advantages and disadvantages of the multihull feature of catamarans and trimarans. Catamarans and trimarans are known for having higher efficiency and better stability than other racing boats. One...
- 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.
- TWO HULLS MAKE TWICE AS MUCH WRECKAGE. Whall, Hugh // Sports Illustrated;10/03/1966, Vol. 25 Issue 14, p32
The article discusses the first world championships for multihull sailboats in 1966. The author states that the sights worth seeing during the event include triple-hulled trimarans and two-hulled catamarans around the Little Neck Bay of New York. It notes that the multihull championships was...
- Full Custom Diving. Marshall, Travis // Sport Diver;Jul2011, Vol. 19 Issue 6, p62
The article offers information on the diving live-aboard sailboat Cuan Law, a 105-foot-long trimaran operated by Trimarine in the British Virgin Islands (BVI). Owner Duncan Muirhead notes that the boat does not have a set itinerary and can dive where customers want. He notes that customers can...