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post #32 of Old 12-18-2013
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Re: Experience required to bareboat?

Agreed. This year on our crewed BVI charter we were on a Jeanneau 46. What an amazing difference from the Morgan we trained on. I really enjoyed the Jeanneau and how much more responsive she was. Our captain knew we were doing one last crewed charter as a bareboat primer and let us do everything we wanted. As much as I really liked the Jeanneau, I'm glad we trained on the Morgan and experienced that too.
Most people that have only sailed older boats trip over themselves when they sail a newer Bene/Jene. They find the controls and maneuverability unbelievable.
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