What makes trimarans fast?
Yeah we know already! A stiff breeze and a fearless crew!
Well, that's a big part of it, but there are some fundamentals in the design of the platform and the hull shapes that give trimarans some unique characteristics in performance and sea handling if they are taken into account in the design process.
The article is particularly directed at trailerable trimarans but is relevant to trimarans of all shapes and sizes.
You can download and print the article in pdf format here: