A wing sail catamaran from the floats of a Volans Trimaran
I’m re-starting this thread under a new name (previously Volans tri to cat conversion). This thread will focus on the catamaran alone, and I have started another thread entitled Epsilon Volantis B for the RG65.
The story so far: I have been trying to use the floats from a Volans Trimaran to make a catamaran.
To begin with the boat was a little narrow:
Since increasing the beam testing conditions have not been ideal, either too much wind or too little:
The latest modification has involved shifting the mast aft in an effort to reduce a tendency to pitchpole:
I intend to post more videos of testing, and if I can make the thing sail reasonably well, some details of the build.