The largest catamarans have become a phenomenon of naval engineering - the Superyacht of tomorrow. Gregor Tarjan, renowned multihull specialist, analyzes the impact of big ocean racers, the luxury charter environment, and new technologies on the development of the luxury catamaran. This lavishly illustrated book incorporates interviews with naval architects, interior designers, experienced multihull skippers and seasoned ocean racers to paint the big picture of today's luxury performance catamarans and their evolution. Multihull advantages are examined. Color photographs throughout are by Billy Black.