10 Affordable Cruising Catamarans

10 Affordable Cruising Catamarans

Looking for a used cruising cat for a sailing sabbatical? Check out this list of contenders. So, you want to get a catamaran, sail off into the sunset, and capture some magic with your lover or family for a few years. You have no ambition to sail around the world...

Which Sails Are Right For Me?

Our TMC clients often ask us sail related questions, so we thought to sit down with our Balance Catamaran  451 sailmaker, Bob Pattison, of Neil Pryde Sails, to get insight from the man with 40 years of experience! Learn from the best about what type of sails are best for your...

Performance Study of Daggerboards Versus Keels

By: Phillip Berman, published with editor's permission from Boating NZ and Blue Water Sailing In my forty-five year career in the catamaran industry there’s been a relentless debate on the virtues and vices of daggerboards versus fixed keels. This debate has, however, mostly been waged without “hard numbers” from which to...

Twenty Tips For Making Catamaran Sailing Safer and More Pleasurable

Over the past few decades I've been privileged to earn my living as a yacht broker who specializes in catamarans. I've visited about 50 countries in the business and made great friends the world over, most of whom have taught me valuable nuggets of information on the art of catamaran...

SELLER’S GUIDE TO YACHT SALES

FOURTEEN THINGS YOU SHOULD DO TO SELL YOUR BOAT QUICKLY AT BEST POSSIBLE PRICE By Phillip Berman and Andrew Holland Every sailor who calls a brokerage company to list their yacht for sale has the same agenda – sell my boat for the highest possible price in the shortest possible...

SAILDRIVES OR STRAIGHT SHAFTS? WHICH IS BEST FOR ME?

Many buyers who contact us these days develop some very strong personal preferences about a range of things: dagger boards versus keels, Yanmar versus Volvo, Flybridge versus Bulkhead Helms, etc. etc. Many buyers send us long "Must Have" lists. One of the "Must Have's" we are getting from some buyers...

POST SURVEY NEGOTIATIONS

After-survey negotiations are a difficult and trying job for everyone involved, from the yacht broker to the buyer and seller.  Why?  Because buyers and sellers often lose sight of the fact that every yacht-no matter the condition-has a value.  And determining what that value is...well, that is where the friction...

LESSONS LEARNED FROM A FREE SPIRIT

Over the years I have sold a fare share of catamarans to a wide range of people.  They all start with a vision of where they will go on their boats, and what they will do, but never really know for sure who will take to the cruising lifestyle and...

DAGGERBOARDS VS KEELS

WHICH IS BEST FOR ME? Many people are confused about the pros and cons of daggerboards versus keels. As with everything, there are advantages and disadvantages. Here are my thoughts on the pros and cons of dagger-boards: PROS A daggerboarded cat will sail consistently higher into the wind than a cat...

PLACING A BOAT INTO BARE BOAT CHARTER

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