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post #504 of Old 06-04-2013
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Re: Bob Perry's take on Wolfenzee's dream boat

Bob, perhaps he wasn't experienced enough to notice and too embarrased to admit it?

I imagine a big, heavy, motorsailer like a Cheoy Lee would need a decent amount of wind to push it along and suppose that resulting wave action could, maybe, mask any obvious effect of weight reduction aloft to someone not thinking about it..

"Honestly, I don't know why seamen persist in getting wrecked in some of the outlandish places they do, when they can do it in a nice place like Fiji." -- John Caldwell, "Desperate Voyage"
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