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Re: Pros and cons of steel sailboats

Originally Posted by Capt Len View Post
...All this to say a constructee is only as good as the constructor. regardless of medium.
This is exactly right. Which is why typical cruising wannabes without significant welding/fabrication experience should stay away from building their own steel boat. It just makes no sense. They should put their money and time into sailing instead.

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