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Rapid-Construction Multihulls

36' Bridgedeck Catamaran

A 36' developed-plywood bridgedeck cruising catamaran.
This 36' cruising catamaran was discontinued for a while as I filled the niche with a composite 37' catamaran.  After that I sold several sets of this one.  It is back again and updated.  The hulls are the rapid CM construction.  The bridgedeck and house use epoxy plywood with extensive core materials to stiffen the large panels.  Everything is designed with an eye toward ease of construction. Styling is from a collaboration with the legendary Mike Schaat.

It has generous sitting headroom 5'-8" (1.73m) on the bridgedeck, but not full standing headroom.  That helps it slog to weather better by keeping windage down.  It does have full standing headroom in the hulls.  Boards and deep rudders help it point and maneuver better than others.

The plans show outboard power for simplicity.

Several have been built, including one out of alloy! 

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Length overall: 36'-2" (11 m)
Beam: 24'-0" (7.4 m)
Draft: 1'-4"/6'-4" (0.4/1.93 m)
Weight: 5,480 lb (2,491 kg)
Displacement: 10.200 lb (4,636 kg)
Sails - Main: 435 sqft. (40.4 sqm.)
Blade: 175 sqft. (16.26 sqm.)
Spinnaker: 875 sqft. (81.3 sqm.)
Genoa: 345 sqft (32.1 sqm)


Study plans:  $100
Email Study Plans:  $50
Full plans:  $3000

All study plans are now available for email delivery at half the price of paper plans!

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