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Re: Pros and cons of steel sailboats

Originally Posted by mark2gmtrans View Post
Your boats are freaking ugly, slow, unsafe floating turds.
Mark, normally I enjoy your posts, but this one has just harshed my morning mellow...
Brent's boats apparently do appeal to some people because he has sold quite a few of them, and collectively they have logged hundreds of thousands of miles in waters all over the world. I would not mind owning one of them as I do like bilge keel boats and steel. I have a lot of respect for Brent as a designer and sailor - compared to him, I know squat. Obviously Bob Perry is a legend, and I would not get in the middle of these two guys talking shop.

Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle.
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