haven't interested me much in the past, but now it does seem to
be the leading edge of where free design thought is."
been very little creativity in the business today. It's all variations
on the same theme. There are new things to do." -Olaf
sailing world needs the kind of innovation that Hobie Alter and
Hoyle Schweltzer demonstrated; they made genuine progress."
to the monohull design have only increased sailing efficiency about
20% over 100 years, whereas by changing from a monohull to a multihull
a much greater increase in sailing efficiency is realized."
that move should constantly evolve in order to move better. There
is probably much to be learned from the exotic new ocean-going trimarans
and catamarans." -Garry Hoyt
Future prospects of catamarans as both cruising and racing boats
are very bright. There are considered as the right answer to the
'speed crisis' whch is being experienced by single-hulled craft
as a result of their basic conception;
you need a heavy keel to balance a tall rig that you need to drive
the heavy keel." -C.A.
are few sensations on the water more satisfying to me than effortless
speed under sail." -Robert Perry
many old men, their impatience leads them to abandon the slowest
form of locomotion, known as sailing, and turn to powerboats. For
me the compromise has been to double my speed in a catamaran. Succinctly
stated, I am an old man and it is an old man's boat." -McGreggor