⛵️CAT or MONO? PROs & Cons of Cruising Sailboat Types with Gary Fretz

What are the pros and cons of catamarans versus monohulls? As more and more cruisers such as the crews of Sailing Zatara, Sailing La Vagabonde, and Tula’s Endless Summer are switching from monohull sailboats to catamarans, we drill down on the trade offs of each design with a Olympic class sailor of fifty years, yacht broker Gary Fretz, who has owned many monos and cats and sold hundreds of more. Besides more space, Catamarans won’t heel. This creates many benefits, but also some risks.

Gary Fretz is the
Yachts International, Founder and CEO
Licensed and Bonded Yacht and Ship Broker (since 1989)
Member: International Yacht Brokers Association
BigYachts {at} gmail [dot] com

Castle Harbor Boating School, Inc. (Owner)
America’s Oldest Sailing School (since 1949)
Yacht Charters/Boating School/Club/Rentals
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