Rob Dennys' unstayed masts

Discussion in 'Multihulls' started by Bruce Woods, Feb 4, 2020.


  1. rob denney
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    rob denney Senior Member

    Good question. I am not sure, although I doubt a Wave, with a reefed main and seas kicked up by 25 knots of breeze would still tack acceptably. The problem is maintaining enough speed to get through the eye of the wind and onto the new tack. This is very much a windage issue and a low windage boat like the Wave would be better off than a high windage cruising cat.
     
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