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Re: New Sailer Looking for Sage Advice
My first thought was a main per mast, a place to sleep, eat and use the restroom... As for the motor it will be inside but I'm not sure of the pros and cons of gas vs des at the moment.
The Chesapeake workboats have a cool, gritty look with the engine on top of the open cockpit floor, covered by a removable box, so you might want to re-think the engine inside preference.
I have also wondered why one doesn't just install the restroom outside, like a green Don's John bolted to the cockpit floor of a large boat. Get's the odor out of the cabin and promotes circulation in the restroom.
I think we may be looking at a custom 2-masted boat here!