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TWO HULLS MAKE TWICE AS MUCH WRECKAGE
Hugh Whall
October 03, 1966
If the first world multihull championships proved anything (which is doubtful), it is that sailboats with a lot of hulls move faster and get wrecked much quicker than any other kind
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October 03, 1966

Two Hulls Make Twice As Much Wreckage

If the first world multihull championships proved anything (which is doubtful), it is that sailboats with a lot of hulls move faster and get wrecked much quicker than any other kind

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When it was all over, the bits and pieces were collected by a fleet of powerboats, sunken hulls were hauled out by block and tackle, bilges were bailed and fragments of masts loaded onto cars and trailers. The sailors who had spent hours in the cold water had the look of Dunkirk veterans about their eyes, and no one grumbled that the series had consisted of only three races. There was some desultory talk about next year, but many felt that the International Multihull Boat Racing Association's first annual world championship may also have been its last.

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