Why Weight is IMPORTANT on a MULTIHULL Sailboat | Boat on a Diet | Sailing with the James’s (Ep. 46)

Why Weight is IMPORTANT on a MULTIHULL Sailboat | Boat on a Diet | Sailing with the James's (Ep. 46)

We have mentioned that SV Shinging Light is on diet. This week we are explaining everything! Sit down, grab a beer, and follow along as we explain why weight is important on a multihull sailboat and why we need to keep track of how heavy our boat is and why it’s critical to safety and performance.

We are the James Family, we purchased an unfinished aluminium catamaran and are fixing her up as we sail around the world. Come onboard our boat and join this sailing family aboard on our floating home!

If you missed last week’s episode, watch it here: https://youtu.be/FM8nIK_4GEI
Boat tour of our boat: https://youtu.be/RhyaasimV9M

Chapter Content:
00:00 – Start
00:28 – What happened
01:00 – Weight is Important on a multihull
20:26 – End Credits


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ABOUT US: We are a family of three sailing around the world and sharing our adventures in family-friendly episodes every week! Sam is originally from New Zealand, Cait is originally from the United States; we met in Cairns, Australia and a few years later Charlie was born! We purchased an old, unfinished, aluminum Catamaran and are fixing her up as we sail around the world. Subscribe and follow our journey!


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