This is the Pieter Schelte, which is now the largest ship sailing the seas, surpassing even the Maersk Triple-E*. Built by Daewoo in Korea, this catamaran is so huge that it can lift entire oil platforms off their base, pick up the base itself, and then transport it all to port—which is exactly what it's designed to…
El USNS Fall River es la más reciente incorporación a la flota de la marina estadounidense. Se trata de un catamarán multiusos de transporte capaz de cargar hasta un batallón completo (312 personas) con sus vehículos.
The Triumphant is a mighty fine looking ferry. Fine enough, in fact, to be chartered by Google to move its employees around San Francisco.
Es capaz de transportar 1.000 pasajeros, 150 coches y hasta una tienda Duty-Free a una velocidad de 107 kilómetros por hora (58 nudos). Francisco debe su nombre al actual Papa y es el transbordador ultramoderno de la empresa uruguaya Buquebus que surca las aguas de Río de la Plata, entre Buenos Aires y Montevideo.
I discovered Bear vs. Shark by accident. A college roommate had insisted I listen to Minus the Bear, and I wasn't paying attention, so only the "Bear" part stuck. It proved to be a serendipitous little mistake though, because Bear vs. Shark is as awesome as the battle portrayed in their name would be.
Re-adjust what you imagine when you think of a fast sailboat. Forget the floppy sails, majestic prows, and guys scurrying around in silly caps. Those would fly off on a C-class catamaran. Hell, the boats even fly.