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Re: Bob Perry's take on Wolfenzee's dream boat

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Originally Posted by copacabana View Post
Brian, in all fairness, Bob Perry and Brent Swain design for completely different markets. Brent's boats are for the home builder. Many of his boats come out looking very nice indeed, but they are not going to look like a production boat with all the fiddly details. They are simpler, purpose-built cruising boats, but quite elegant when done well. I bought Brent's book some years ago with the intention of building his 31 footer in aluminium. These are very interesting and solid boats with a lot of extremely practical solutions. For the home builder, I can't think of a better design.
I have said many times on here, and will say it again: I like what Brent does, I just do not like how he does it. And many of the things he says are so far off of reality that I find myself mystified they are the same person.

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