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Re: Sailing, safety, & size
Paulo has posted about many modern boats that rely heavily on items like in mast or boom furling and electric captive winches for the mainsheet and other aids that are more complicated than you will find on a Sundeer. They are really quite simple boats for their size with reliability first and foremost.
Some yes, others not. It is meaningful that from the boats that I have posted the boats designed to voyage in more remote places and that therefore require a larger autonomy and reliability don't have boom furling and even if they have some electric winches (that today are highly reliable) those winches can be used manually.
That is the case with the Allures, Boreal or OVNI lines. It is not by accident that they are all also Aluminium boats:
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