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Small Catamaran Push: Don’t Bet Against It


Last week, I wrote a story for speedonthewater.com called, “Smaller Models Driving Skater Production”. In that article, Douglas Marine Skater  founder Peter Hledin, a guy who throws on coveralls and works his company’s Douglas, Mich., plant every day said, “The smaller inboard [catamarans] seem to be making a comeback—we have three or four in production.”

Hledin went on to say that his 30- and 32-footer offerings were his hottest models at the moment.

That got me thinking: Are small high-performance catamarans in the 32-foot-and under range really making a comeback, or is that just a Skater thing?

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