I’ve been desperate to try out my new little 14 foot cartop catamaran, but not desperate enough to tempt fate. For a first sail in a new sailboat (and particularly in a new design) winds should be fairly light. If you take a new boat out into even moderately heavy air, you’re asking for [...]
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Dean Pacetti has sent me some more pictures of his build, which is nearing completion.
One excellent change he made in the plans was to add toerails to the fore and aft decks. I thought about doing this, but eventually decided I was too lazy. But I think it increases safety at very little [...]
Okay, this is sort of silly, but I couldn’t resist lashing the new 14 foot cartop cat together and paddling it around the bay for a few minutes, a couple of days ago.
I put her together on Slider’s trailer, even though she’s really a cartop boat. The trailer is a more convenient way to [...]