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Friday, September 7 • 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Multi Hulls! Racers and Cruisers

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From America's cup to the R2Ak, across the Carribbean and Mediterranean, modern multihulls are showing up as boats that really surpass the norms. Peter will take the audience through the design factors to look for in building or purchasing a multi, and show what he has added to his stock RF9AX Farrier trimaran LOTUS to make it a safer and more effective cruiser with the minimum addition of superfluous weight. As well, he will discuss the features that make these boats powerful racers, fresh from LOTUS' 5th place in this year's Swiftsure .


Peter Walford

A lifelong multihuller, Peter has spent 45 years as a racer, cruiser, builder, offshore sailor, and liveaboarder. He has been part of the birth and development of the field and owns LOTUS, one of the legendary Farrier 9 meter racer/cruisers, built in balsa/epoxy, which is on the dock... Read More →

Friday September 7, 2018 2:30pm - 3:30pm PDT
Discovery Room NW Maritime Ctr

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