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Cruising Catamarans Made Easy: The Official Manual for the ASA 114 Cruising Catamarans Course

American Sailing Association


Do you want to try sailing with two hulls because you’ve heard it’s twice the fun of sailing on one? This book will set you off on the right course. As the textbook for the American Sailing Association’s Cruising Catamaran course, this volume examines the differences between monohulls and catamarans, introduces the language of multihulls, and prepares sailors for the nuances of handling a cruising catamaran under sail and under power.
  • Find out about seagull strikers and anchor bridles
  • Learn how to sail fast, safe, and under control
  • Become adept at maneuvering with “twin screws”
  • Explore the wide open spaces in a bridge deck saloon