Story by Chris Husted for Phuket Gazette newspaper – 14 October 2014.
Anyone paying attention to the number of entries in Phuket Race Week or the King’s Cup Regattas in recent years could not have failed to notice the continuing rising number of catamarans entering in the events. Cats and other multihulls are on the rise in the Andaman, and Phuket has become their haven.
“They excel in so many areas,” explains Andrew de Bruin, who heads the Multihull Solutions office in the Boat Lagoon Marina.
“Cats are perfect for Asia, they offer good boa speed in light winds, provide shelter and protection from the sun and they offer additional space, more stability and comfort…