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Re: Islander 28 vs Islander Bahama 30 vs Irwin Cititation 34

Originally Posted by bobperry View Post
Ok then, bear with me, I'm kind of new at this, but if you are going voyaging in your I-28 then it will be inevitable that you are going to load the boat up aft. That is going to disturb your trim that was so artfully arranged by the designer. At great effort I might add. So, why not put a 20 gallon water tank under the V berth? You could use this weight to help correct trim.
I will defer to your expertise. After all, I think you personally know the designer of this marvelous little ship. While looking at it Tuesday morning I will make it a point to take this into consideration.

While your here, may I ask you, do you think the I-28 is capable of a voyage from the Bahamas to the BVI? Or did you design the boat for strictly costal sailing? I really like the I-28, but I am struggling here.

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