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Date: 05/22/12 12:35 PM

15 Responses to The BMW Oracle Catamaran Takes Balls To Ride [Pic]

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    goog! Male 13-17
    320 posts
    May 22, 2012 at 12:36 pm
    Link: The BMW Oracle Catamaran Takes Balls To Ride - Nowhere to hide on this baby.
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    wolladude Male 30-39
    358 posts
    May 22, 2012 at 12:52 pm
    No idea why they bother putting a hull in the middle...
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    Gerry1of1 Male 50-59
    35687 posts
    May 22, 2012 at 1:00 pm

    That`s a trimaran.
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    McGovern1981 Male 30-39
    14194 posts
    May 22, 2012 at 1:29 pm
    Seems like quite the waste of time and money.
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    spreekiller Male 40-49
    46 posts
    May 22, 2012 at 2:03 pm
    Tri`s and Cats are pricier to build but overall more stable ... tris being even more stable (in a straight line)then cats or mono hulls. You get way more speed for your boat length, mainly due to not having a huge fricken keel, so over all you can pack way more putang on a tri and get to the bars faster.
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    Fwoggie2 Male 30-39
    1803 posts
    May 22, 2012 at 2:28 pm
    Now that is better than a M5.
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    8BitHero Male 18-29
    5414 posts
    May 22, 2012 at 3:26 pm
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    lawndartsftw Male 40-49
    1811 posts
    May 22, 2012 at 7:18 pm
    Sorry, not in a hundred years would you get me near that thing.....
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    MrOrange Male 30-39
    2398 posts
    May 22, 2012 at 10:35 pm
    @spreekiller thats some nice thinking there, it has nothing to do with having a keel though. think leverage. think distance of force to point of contact. which is also why cats and tri`s suck donkeytail compared to a monohull, the force is exerted where the "floater" connects with the mail hull. basicly these things are good for nice weather sailing. get a few waves and say bye bye.
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    RobSwindol Male 30-39
    2498 posts
    May 23, 2012 at 2:36 am
    That`s a Trimaran, dillhole!
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    irunfast86 Male 18-29
    401 posts
    May 23, 2012 at 5:59 am
    I would be so scared to fall off that. Then I would have to tread water till they came back to get me.
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    turdburglar Male 30-39
    4563 posts
    May 23, 2012 at 1:24 pm
    That`s wicked. Definately not for rookies. I have spent alot of my life on the water, but not on sail boats. Do it right, buy a big motor.
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    kittehdee29 Female 18-29
    803 posts
    May 23, 2012 at 5:13 pm
    Nope. noooope. I would never.
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    razbitom Male 40-49
    900 posts
    May 23, 2012 at 5:32 pm
    i`d have to go nude `cause there`s not enough room for all the changes of pants that ride would require.
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    Draculya Male 40-49
    14462 posts
    May 25, 2012 at 8:25 am
    That`s not a boat; it`s a carbon fibre coffin for five.

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