Multihulls vs. Monohulls: Advantages

Ever wonder what the advantages of a multihull sailboat are over a monohull sailboat? As a beginning sailor myself, I have! I ran across this awesome article from West Coast Multihulls (San Diego, California, USA) that explains the advantages a multihull sailboat provides in relation to Level of Sailing, Speed/Sailing Performance, Safety/Unsinkability, Flipping Over, Motoring Performance/Maneuverability, Crew/Living Space, and Shallow Draft/Beachability. I hope you enjoy! MULTIHULL VS MONOHULL:... Read More »
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Being a member of the larger cruising community.

I found this wonderful article from Ellen Sanpere I'd like to share. Cruising has been defined as, “fixing your boat in exotic places,” and when something breaks, Tony or I must determine how to repair or replace it, preferring to repair it, of course. When outside help is required, we look first to our neighbors, then to local marine services, and only then to strangers from the phone book. We can accept the help of the cruisers anchored nearby because we have done something for them (or... Read More »
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Great sailing school for all levels of sailors!

As a new sailor myself, I am always looking for great online resources for learning how to sail, specifically multihull sailboats. I ran across West Coast Multihulls website and it turns out the offer a great a great Sailing School! Their classes range from on-the-water, to in the classroom and home study courses, to introductory sailing cruises. Located in San Diego, California, West Coast Multihulls provides the most intensive sailing classes around, and I recommend them for any level of... Read More »
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