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Re: Want to buy a used 40-50 live aboard Sail

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Originally Posted by benesailor View Post
Is that really believable????
Ah, yep. That was/is the thickness of the layup in the keel stub where the cast iron/lead keel is bolted on. Generally however, the hull thickness at the turn of the bilge is somewhat less but the boats are very heavily built and sail like a witch (and are quite handsome to boot!). Frers never designed a slow boat.

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