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by Multihull Solutions 10 Apr 02:23 PDT

Five features to help choose your cruising catamaran

Written by Suellen Tomkins, owner of FP Helia 44 Wild Heart If you're a monohull sailor, or even a new sailor, considering a move to a multihull, you are not alone. With catamarans offering spacious, comfortable living areas, modern design and stable sailing, it's no wonder their popularity surged as a cruising... read more

Passage Planning SW Pacific to New Zealand

Article and images by John Martin, Sail South Pacific Cruising Guides. There are a lot of myths surrounding the passage to New Zealand from the Pacific Islands. Most are the result of inexperience and lack of knowledge. I've done the trip personally now 44 times (up and back) and only had... read more

Sail The Tuamotus, French Polynesia

The Stunning Atolls of the Tuamotus By David Allouch, Multihull Solutions Tahiti First the apprehension, approaching the entry channel and then, the wonder of the first lagoon... Channels Rangiroa: 14 degrees58'S - 147 degrees37'6W Fakarava Nord: 16 degrees05'S - 145 degrees43'W Toau Otugi: 15 degrees55'S - 145 degrees53'W Faaite : 16 degrees42'S - 145 degrees21'W Apataki Nord: 15 degrees 19'S -... read more

Top Reasons to Buy with Multihull Solutions Asia

TOP REASONS TO BUY WITH MULTIHULL SOLUTIONS ASIA 1. A stress-free buying experience.  As you would do for a boat located near you if from UK, US, Australia or New Zealand, the entire process is handled by your local Multihull Solutions representative. Sales documents are in English and the deposit... read more

What's right with buying an ex-charter multihull?

Written by Tim Armstrong, Delivery Skipper for Beachspace Marine Having delivered lots of types of cruising boats over the last four years, covering over 50,000nm, I am often asked for my view on various boats. One of the most common discussions I have with prospective buyers are the pros and... read more

From mono to multi: making the transition

Lauren and Connan James are yet another couple who have made the decision to swap from a monohull to a Fountaine Pajot Lucia 40 multihull. Caroline Strainig asked them how they have found the transition. Almost two years on from taking delivery of their new Lucia 40, Lauren and Connan... read more

Selling our monohull and buying our catamaran: Video overview

Thank you to the proud new owners of Kiapa Nui, the Looping 47 that was purchased through Multihull Solutions Tahiti recently. They have produced this excellent video showing the steps from selling their monohull to buying their catamaran - with sea trial, surveys etc. For anyone looking to purchase a pre-owned catamaran, this is... read more

MAKING THE SWITCH: FROM MONO TO MULTI

Thinking of changing over from a monohull to a multihull? Caroline Strainig interviews a couple who have done just that to see how they found the transition. When Sydney couple Joe and Karen Atkinson decided to buy a multihull, they did their homework. Both accountants by profession and with a... read more

Tips For Dealing With Uncertainty

By Suellen Tomkins LIVING THE DREAM? I'M WORRIED So, you've said "yes" to the wonderful adventure that is cruising life, but there's a nagging voice in your head that whispers "what if": I can't cope? I don't like it? I get lost at sea? It can be scary, right? You're... read more

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