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Re: Eighty-year old wooden full keel boat beats new "Interesting Boats" in Transpac

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Originally Posted by JonEisberg View Post
Uhhh, I don't think that's very likely...

Maybe an extra millimeter, perhaps 2, of carbon fiber, at best... :-)
Exactly, I love carbon fibre, but found it ironic that Alu was mentioned as old fashioned (and trustworhty) when the boat in question had wooden masts..

Have seen many broken Alu masts as well.

Watch great footage about the story of one manís slow odyssey around the UK:
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