The Catri 24 is the ideal combination of high adventure, high speed sailing with the ability to have fun and safely cruise shallow-water estuaries like the Chesapeake Bay. It is a hydrofoil-stabilized cruising and racing trimaran. It can reach 1.4 times the wind speed on a reach. I personally have sailed it at 23 knots! It's the result of world-leading multihull designer Aldis Eglajs, the designer who showed his abilities by beating the 6-time USSR sailing champion with his own design in the early 60's. Aldis has been designing and building multihulls in Latvia ever since, including ocean-going craft that have circumnavigated the globe.
The speed comes from its innovative design features!
Foiling surfaces to reduce the drag by minimizing the wetted surface area
Wave-piercing hulls allows speed through choppy waters
The safety comes from its design and its build.
Three foiling surfaces in the water minimizes pitching, keeping a stable platform
Wave-piercing hulls prevent diving
Single-chined main hull shape increases the water displacement as the boat enters waves
Unsinkable build - E-glass polyester resin sandwiches foam inner core
The comfort comes from the best use of space.
71 inch headroom in the main cabin
Berths for up to five persons, although cruising would be comfortable with three in use
No centerboard means nothing impinges on the main hull's interior space