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46' Day Charter Catamaran

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A 46' daycharter catamaran in developed plywood. The 49-passenger, "MOONDANCE," 
I always considered Moondance one of the best examples of a modern daycharter catamaran.  When Peter Cromwell ordered plans for a second, bigger charter cat, I realized that it had been 17 years since I had last sailed on Moondance.  Another one is Restless Native in Bermuda.

Moondance is built with the rapid CM construction, and has outboards.  For the same vessel in composite, see the other 46 daycharter cat under Charter.

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Length overall: 46'-6" (14.17m)
Length at waterline: 46'-0" (14.0m)
Beam: 27'-11" (8.52m)
Draft: 1'-10"/7'-3" (0.57/2.2m)
Weight: 9,850 lb (4,468 kg.)
Displacement: 16,500 lb (7,484 kg.)
Bridgedeck: 3'-3" (1.0 m.)
Sails-m: 516 sqft. (48.1 sqm.)
jib: 225 sqft. (21 sqm.)
total: 742 sqft. (68.9 sqm.)


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