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5: Multihulls / Catamarans

These form a relatively small percentage of the dinghy sector, but multihull sailors tend to be enthusiasts who are very committed to their part of the sport. It’s not hard to see why — these boats are faster than any others, making for exciting adrenaline-fuelled sailing. Their ability to gobble up large mileages has resulted in a whole host of long-distance races, such as the Archipelago Raid and the Loch Ness Monster, which adds further variety to the calendar.

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