Catamaran voyaging to the Hot Dog Dash on Martha’s Vineyard

It was lots of fun to get a ride on Keith’s really nice St. Francis 44 catamaran Summer Magic, for the trip from Barnegat Bay, NJ up to Martha’s Vineyard, MA. We met up with the New England Multihull Association race fleet for a Saturday pursuit race. This format starts each boat in accordance with its handicap rating, so the theoretically-slowest boat starts first, and the fastest boat starts last. Given that we were sailing a four bedroom, four bathroom very comfortable home, all the sporty trimarans had to give us a nice head start, and spend the afternoon trying to overtake us. Well, did they??? You’ll find out about half way through this video…

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