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How Can You Get a Cheap Catamaran? (7 Tips That Work)

We all gaze at those beautiful catamarans at the marina and think, man, wouldn’t it be great to own one of those? However, we start thinking about things like cost, and our vibe changes. There are cheap cats out there(sounds contradictory, but believe me), it’s a matter of knowing where and when to look. More …

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Where Do You Sleep on a Catamaran? (11 Tips for a Good Sleep)

Not all boats are created equal. Therefore, if you’re planning to go away for a few days sailing the blues, or touring the world on your catamaran, you should learn what sleeping on a boat is like. The smaller the vessel, the more cramped the surroundings will be. If you’re going with a friend, examine …

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Are Catamarans Good for Beginners? (Is It For You?)

If you’ve never sailed before, it’s understandable that you’re looking at multiple options, including the catamaran.  That’s what I did when I was getting started and many others before me. After all, you’ve heard that the catamaran is among the safest sea vessels (and it is.)  It sure is stable and safe, but is a …

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How Much Do Catamarans Depreciate? (Tips For Better Value)

If you’re looking for a pre-owned catamaran, it means you are shopping on a budget. I understand the importance of getting value for your money, which is why it’s vital to know how much these boats depreciate. We all know that boats degrade over time.  Catamarans’ depreciation is a major concern for a person buying …

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Why Can’t Catamarans Sail Upwind Efficiently? (Performance Tips)

For us cat enthusiasts, by the way, I mean catamaran(no offense to current cat lovers), our boat can do no wrong. We’ll argue a monohull vessel owner to death about the stability, speed, space, comfort, privacy, safety, huge galley, and more of our boat. Did I mention reduced seasickness? However, whenever the topic of upwind …

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Why Do Catamarans Capsize? (The 2 Main Reasons)

Don’t let the appearance of a catamaran sitting in the water fool you. It’s one of the safest vessels you can travel in, whether on a waterway or the open ocean. Talk about stability, comfort, and spaciousness. A cat has it all. Now, that doesn’t mean there haven’t been mishaps when it comes to catamarans. …

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Why Do Catamarans Have Trampolines? (Reasons & Differences)

I’ve never heard of anyone who didn’t find the trampoline on a cat quite romantic. After all, you can watch the sunset while having a sip with your partners or lie under the stars at night. Oh, did I forget to mention sunbathing during the daytime? Why do sailing catamarans have trampolines? The trampoline on …

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Catamaran Vs. Speedboat (What’s the Difference)

Catamarans are fast, especially long ones. Most of them are even twice as fast as a monohull vessel that is about the same size.  Some cats operate with only sails and then some cats operate with both sail and motor. You have sports, cruising, racing cats, and more. So, is a racing cat or cats, …

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Catamaran Vs. Trimaran (The 5 Differences)

If you’ve been on a catamaran before and you’re intrigued after hearing there are vessels with three hulls too, then you’re right. Early warning, however, is that these are two different vessels even though some of the differences aren’t obvious.   However, when it comes to catamaran and monohull, most boaters are familiar with the distinctions …

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What Does Internet Cost On a Catamaran? (The 3 Options)

Nobody in their right mind would want to venture out to sea with no means of communication. After all, loved ones need to know how we’re doing, we need a way to call for help in case of an emergency, and last but not least, for entertainment while away from local stores.  Out in the …

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Catamaran Vs. Pontoon (Pros & Cons)

Despite their resemblance, catamarans and pontoons have a few minor differences to keep in mind. However, as a general rule, identifying the type of watercraft may be boiled down to a single observation. It’s a catamaran if it has two separate hulls connected by some kind of wing construction. However, the fundamental differences between the …

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How Well Does a Catamaran Handle a Storm? (And Strategies)

When we head out to sea, we want to know that we’re traveling in one of the safest vessels, therefore choosing a cat is the ideal decision. Not only will you have an enjoyable trip, but you’re sailing into the unknown with confidence.  We are assured because of what the manufacturers say, but because we’ve …

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The 6 Best Ways to Learn to Sail a Catamaran (Complete Guide)

It’s one thing to kick back, relax and enjoy a catamaran ride with friends, family, or colleagues. However, the feeling you get being at the controls is a whole other level. It can prove intimidating if you’re used to a monohull, but no sweat, you’ve got this! Many sailors are out there, but what did …

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How to Transport a Catamaran (4 Ways)

Have you ever considered how many catamaran owners around the world transport their vessels? I used to wonder how they get the vessel to each destination, especially when they vacation all over the world. Also, you might be considering the purchase of a catamaran far from home and wonder the same thing too. Well, here’s …

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Catamaran Vs. Sailboat (What’s the Difference)

Like most sailors, I am passionate about my cat and will argue with you from sunrise to sunset about its efficiency on all levels. Two schools of thought on catamaran vs. sailboats frequently engage in fast, heated debates about which is superior. When it comes to boats, you likely have the opportunity to sail a …

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How Much Does It Really Cost to Live on a Catamaran (Numbers)

I’ve never lived on a catamaran (over a month), but I’ve certainly traveled on one, and have friends who live on theirs. Believe me, it is quite an experience and there are so many factors to consider. I dug deep for some details since I know you’re reading this because you’re considering living on your …

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What to Wear on a Catamaran? (Helpful List)

What to wear and what not to wear has always been a major question asked by people sailing on catamarans for the first time. Having made the mistake of overpacking and carrying things I sure didn’t need to, I’m happy to help everyone going on this type of excursion for the first time. Sailing vacations …

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What is a Catamaran Cruise? (A Complete Guide)

Have you ever been on a cruise ship? It’s nothing like a catamaran cruise. First of all, the designs, feel and overall atmosphere is completely different. The experiences you get to have while taking a catamaran cruise are unmatched. First of all, cruise ships are way bigger and everything is planned, plus you have to …

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