A short while back, within the body of a thread about ray aldridge's proposed 20' cat design, we had a bit of discussion on these pages regarding hard chined (dory style) hulls compared to radiused hulls. the talk did center on multihulls with catamarans as a special focus within the genre. i kinda thought it may be interesting to discuss the merits of these two hull types a bit more and not. The bottom of the hull is in once piece and is curved like an egg. it is not two or three flat pieces of aluminum welded together. the radius hull ride great and handles like its on rails.. Two hull models are available for the original 34 footer; a radius-bottom sharpie, and a radius-bottom v-bow batteau. the sharpie would be cheaper and easier to build by a small margin, and a little faster off the wind than the batteau, which would be more weatherly, seaworthy and comfortable..
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