When does a monohull become a multihull??

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  1. mydauphin
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    mydauphin Senior Member

    Oh my Angelique, those boats made from corrugated sheets are amazing. Would never have thought of that. Don't think they would last long in salt water.

    Ok on what is a multi hull... Technically, simply it has more than one hull in the water separate by platform or area raised above the water. A Catamaran is a two hull multi-hull, a trimaran is has tri-hulls etc... If a hull has multiple wings or appendages it is still a monohull since its cg is center in the one hull. A Multi-hull CG is in the center of the different hulls.
     
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