[MHml] multi's vs monos/ safety/ payloads
multihulls at steamradio.com
Tue Jan 22 05:14:10 EST 2002
Dlm48 at aol.com wrote:
> In a message dated 21/01/02 14:02:51 GMT Standard Time,
> derek_escher at hotmail.com writes:
> > The reality is if you want to carry everything, including the kitchen sink,
> > either you need a bigger boat, or you could buy yourself an Island Packet,
> > settle for a blistering 5 knots of speed, and spend prolonged quality time
> > with the family on your ear. If that sounds good, then a Lagoon or
> > Privilege, with a huge plush interior will still sail better, and you can
> > bring your pet Elephant too! I think you are going to see more and more
> > multihulls that are 40' of accommodations on 50' hulls, at least in the
> > performance cruiser category.
> OK playing devils advocate here.......lets look at a few comparable boats
> IMHO both about the same cost used and about the same running cost.....
> 1. monohull Beneteau 50 (not Oceanis510)....Bruce Farr design performance
> fast cruiser with ooodles of room for 2/4 people and lots of load carrying
> capacity going to truck along at around 10 knots when fully powered up on a
> broad reach...will go to weather with the best of them...berthing fees
> equivalent or less than a 40 foot cat leans over might sink.
> 2. Lagoon 42, 410, 47 or Privilege 40, 43, 45 nice lux cats esp Privilege
> level sailing dont sink may do 10 knots but prob not if loaded for
> transatlantic wont really go to weather except very slowly and uncomfortably
> in F5/6 stay level(ish).
> ok tell me where i am wrong...
I can't tell you where you are wrong, but I can tell you haven't sailed in a 40+
Perhaps you should try it.
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