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Re: Old Tanzer 22 for ocean sailing ?

Thank you for the advice and links ! These tanzer22 do look akward and the deck seems closer from the water than other boats this size (they "sit low in the water" ?): do the cockpit get waves more often? It seems that tanzers have the deck screwed to the hull, and not bolted like other boats; is it less reliable ? The one i am considering has the rubber "bumper" covering the hull-deck join that gets loose and it might not be just cosmetic ? Could that compromise the hull-deck fitting ? Although the ports don't have signs of leaks, the wood separation between the cabin and "bedroom" is delaminating ; again, is it just old age or is this wood a bulkhead that has to be in perfect condition ?
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