Thinking about heading for the Miami International Boat Show in February? Here's a sampling of who's exhibiting power catamarans:
Seminars of interest, albeit sail-oriented:
Explore the new hybrids and the latest offerings while comparing catamarans to other vessels, learning both the virtues and the vices.
Presented by Charles Kanter, accredited Marine Surveyor, delivery captain, school instructor and full-time live aboard cruiser
Sponsored by Sail America Author's Corner
Thursday, Feb. 14, 10:45 a.m., Monday, Feb. 18, 10:45 a.m.
Cats vs. Monos - Which Wins?
Learn about the pros & cons of cruising on catamarans vs. monohulls
Presented by Captain David Bello
Sponsored by Fair Winds Sailing School
Friday, Feb. 15, 3:45 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 17, 1:15 p.m.
Multihull Haulout Tactics
Learn about haulout options, yard selection and locations, project planning, project management and selection of contractors and subcontractor
Presented by Matthew Dunning
Sponsored by The Multihull Company
Sunday, Feb. 17, 2:30 p.m., Monday, Feb. 18, 3:45 p.m.
All things being equal, Thursday, February 14, Premier Day, is the best time for visiting the show.