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post #175 of Old 11-02-2013
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Re: "Free boat" seaworthiness

Originally Posted by captain jack View Post
so that's just an assumption? I saw one sailing on youtube and looked them up. that and the vacationer, it's bigger cousin. I thought some of them looked really nice and was wondering how they sailed. I do think their keel is odd, however, because it is deeper at the bow and tapers towards the stern. kind of opposite the usual long keel design.
"kind of opposite" is the operative phrase. in any event, it is smaller than your current boat, so a step backward.

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