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Optio by Wauquiez
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Optio - Presentation | Wauquiez
Yes, very nice indeed. The Optio is the prof that it is possible to make a boat where the aesthetics play a major part without losing a inch of performance.
I am sure the boat will be a blast and the hull seems very well designed to me, a light boat too, a relatively narrow one with a big B/D ratio, a swing keel that goes from 1.0 to 2.2m draft and two rudders.
A daysailer with a true head and a lot of interesting solutions. On the cockpit the retractable cockpit table and folding seats are just great. The galley has a nice space but I would prefer a gas cooker instead of the micro wave that will dry out the batteries. Maybe they offer that as an option.
I did not like very much the last drawing of Berret & Racopeau for Wauquiez (the 57) but certainly I like this one a lot
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