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Re: Ovni 435
Thanks for the heads up Paulo. I'll have to check out this new line you speak of. It's a shame some of these builders rest on their laurels. Ovni had a great thing going with their endorsement by byyyyyyyy.....crap i cant recall his name off the top of my head.....lol
You mean Jimmy Cornell, the guy that circumnavigate 3 times and end up discovery the French aluminum centerboarders?
The last one with an OVNI 43 (70 000 nm).
I guess you would be interested in this article:
Jimmy Cornell answers questions about OVNI yachts | Cornell Sailing Publications and Events
Except that Jimmy has commissioned a new boat and it is not an OVNI or even an Alubat. It is also a French aluminum centerboarder but made by Garcia, and a one off, his dream boat. I am very curious about it.
Garcia belongs to Allures (the hulls are made there) and has a long history in what regards making big high quality aluminum boats, most of them centerboarders.
Certainly a boat to follow on the interesting boat thread
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