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Old 06-07-2005, 05:58 PM   #1
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cats v monohull

i know its a bit of a how longs a piece of string question but how do cats and monohulls compare in terms of speed, ride, cornering, rough weather head and following seas etc..

im just curious as i know sod all about our Siamese hulled friends

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Old 06-07-2005, 06:02 PM   #2
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Uh oh - you may have opened up one big can of worms there!
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Old 06-07-2005, 08:34 PM   #3
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Well I wont kick it off I'll just put my toe in the water and gentley hint at A softer ride ... IMHO But Cats even vary amongest it's breed.
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How about this for thinking on - cats have a zone of performance in which they are amazing - but outside of it they'll be poor. Mono's have a broader zone of performance, but 'peak' performance isn't as good.
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Don't know about yours, but my cat won't go near water. She bloody hates it.
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At the risk of being moderated
"Theres nothing wrong with a wet pu**y"

Horses for courses, I'd not agree on a broader zone.
Lets settle for the wording "Each excel in differing envlopes of the envlope, normally at opposites but sometimes can co-incide"

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from the above photo, you can tell where the bat boat wings came from. however the fur will probably cause excess drag.
The bow tank inlet looks intresting though, i never saw one with teeth before!!!
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What do people think/ know about of the Ring cat 22?

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I'd have one
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I'd have one as well, there as been some chat about em' on other threads.
Were never fine tuned and there are a few changes I'd make to the underside but a cracking all rounder.
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I'd have one
why would ya have one, either this thread is to elementary for most people or just plain borin!! boatmads not slowin up is it?? didnt tony have a ring cat?
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[QUOTE]Originally posted by glen76
why would ya have one, either this thread is to elementary for most people or just plain borin!! boatmads not slowin up is it?? didnt tony have a ring cat? [


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Re: cats v monohull

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im just curious as i know sod all about our Siamese hulled friends


If I put one on the water I'll show you back to back with a monohull, then you will know why it's difficut to describe the differences.
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Cats 24feet long and under are a handfull especiaaly in a following sea
I agree with Matt, the cat has a higher peak performance but acroos a narrower conditions range, Monos go in the rough but there peak is not as high
You have to remember that as the boats get longer the catamaran performance increases over the mono, I am talking 29-30ft and above
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