If you are attracted to driving a yacht with a huge area, then you only need a catamaran. This means that you will be faced with the need to learn the skills of driving catamarans.
This is usually the case when a large family - or a group of friends - decides to band together and head out to some sunny paradise for relaxation.
For any moderately experienced sailor, stepping on a catamaran will not be a huge problem, but, of course, it is necessary to gain some knowledge.
Getting behind the wheel of a moored catamaran for the first time, when all is said, done and it's time to set sail can seem a little scary. The yacht's huge space inevitably limits visibility.
Perhaps you are on a catamaran for the first time. The bottom line is that they are very different from monohulls. Let's see how this is done. How to maneuver a catamaran and set sail with minimal difficulty.
This is a large yacht. I've never been to one before. Let's see if there will be problems.
Let's start. So, you are about to set sail.
We're on board. I have to say, this is a frightening sight. This is a large, wide yacht and the aisle looks narrow.
But things are not as bad as they seem. One of the useful things we have on a catamaran is the engines. In this case we have two and they are well positioned.
This way you can turn the boat 360 degrees in one place, which is really handy when we are trying to maneuver. Obviously, the rudders only work when the boat is moving forward very quickly.
First, resist the temptation to use the steering wheel. Just use the motor controls. Nigam includes a reverse engine to steer the yacht.
Once you have turned around and accelerated, you can use the helm. Just?
But what if your journey starts in strong winds.
We need to consider how to do this. There are some things to do first.
We need fenders on the right side of the yacht. While the feed departs, the nose will roll over. We don't want to hurt our nose.
Now we need to lengthen the mooring lines by half. So now we can all be on board. First, pull out the bow mooring line. Then we will hang on the diagonal spring. I'll head forward to get the stern away from the dock. Then I will direct the stern to the right.
The spring will loosen and we will just pull it out.
In preparation, we just have to double the mooring lines first. This is much better because the tension is now horizontal as it should be. We release the bow mooring lines first.
Now we step back and you can pull out the mooring lines. Finally, boldly walk with the wind, because nothing is holding you back.
This is a beautiful piece of work that doesn't require a lot of space.
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