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5 benefits of a modern multihull vs. a traditional monohull

5 benefits of a modern multihull vs. a traditional monohull

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Shallow draft

This year, an increasing number of luxury yachts will be heading to more remote destinations with guests in search of adventure. Some of the most beautiful tucked away harbours and beaches are only accessible with a shallow draft.

It is not uncommon for an 18.2 metre catamaran such as the Sunreef 60 Power or the Sunreef 60 Loft to have a depth of less than 1.6 metres, and their lack of underwater appendages creates less opportunity for grounding or colliding with reefs.

While an 18 metre monohull tends to require a deep-ballasted fin of at least 3.6 metres to remain upright, a catamaran can make use of twin low aspect ratio keels, retractable daggerboards or centreboards.

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