Sailing Multihulls Part 2: The Disadvantages

Written by Linda Cullum

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Trailerability-- Large multihulls cannot be shipped overrepparttar road, due to their wide beam. Only some ofrepparttar 141364 smaller, folding designs will allow trailering.

Haulouts also can be more complicated for multihulls. There are yards that have travelifts wide enough for them, or cranes to lift them, or railways to pull them out ofrepparttar 141365 water on tracks, but these yards are fewer and farther between than those that can't handlerepparttar 141366 extra wide beam.

Conclusions -- It seems that outside of a couple of minor inconveniences, a multihull isrepparttar 141367 only boat that makes any sense. If this isrepparttar 141368 case, why doesn't everyone have one? There are a couple of reasons. One isrepparttar 141369 unfortunate reputation they earned early on in their evolution. The other isrepparttar 141370 expense involved in achieving ownership of a quality cat or tri. These boats are expensive to build, whether as one offs or as production models. With a trimaran, 3 hulls (amas) and crossarms (akas) to connect them all together are needed. For production this requires expensive tooling up for a company to invest in even before they ever get a boat on line. There are also a lot more materials needed to build two or three hulls than are needed forrepparttar 141371 one finished hull of a keel boat.

Other than a production modelrepparttar 141372 buyer hasrepparttar 141373 option of having one custom built by a reputable yard or of building it himself. Neither of these options is cheap, fast, or easy.

There are used multihulls onrepparttar 141374 market, and there are a lot of good ones out there. There are also a lot of not so good ones. It's critical to hire an experienced multihull surveyor to be assured thatrepparttar 141375 boat was built and maintained properly and is sound.

Linda Cullum is from Cape Cod, MA, with a second home in Vermont. She is the author of Learn to Sail! with Multimedia! an Interactive Sailing training CDROM which teaches all aspects of Sailing incliding Knots, Piloting, Rules of the Road, Weather with digital video from Sail Magazine, narration, animation and quizzes. Visit her site at Wishing you the best in your sailing endeavors!

How A Golf Workout Routine Can Crush Your Competitors

Written by Mike Pedersen

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That is not a golf workout routine. You can spot a person doing something for golf in less than 5 seconds, and it’s not on machines. It’s on their feet or on a stability ball, incorporating balance, stabilization and strength specific torepparttar golf swing.

I want you to realize, if you dorepparttar 141306 wrong exercises it may hurt your game not help it. I’ve heard this scenario many times. A golfer starts weight training and doesn’t know what he/she is doing andrepparttar 141307 result is shorter drives and higher scores. Notrepparttar 141308 result you want.

So seek out a golf fitness trainer and find out right away if they know golf. Ask a few golf questions. What causes a hook? What could be one ofrepparttar 141309 reasons for coming out of your posture? What is a lateral slide?

You’ll find out real quick if they know golf.

The end result is playing better golf…and of course taking allrepparttar 141310 money from your foursome!

So you see…it’s not intimidating or time-consuming to start a golf workout routine.

About The Author: Mike Pedersen is one of the top golf fitness experts in the country, author of the Ultimate Golf Fitness Guide, and founder of several cutting-edge online golf fitness sites. Check out his new golf fitness – golf training site at Perform Better Golf.

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