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Re: Pros and cons of steel sailboats

Spent New Year's Eve at a nearby marina, and took a dock walk looking for metal boats. Not many, but an interesting variety:

Amazon 37?

Interesting waterproofing of the deck house:

Didn't get a stern shot, but multichine aft..

And an 'ultimate' steel boat - maybe Mark's (Copacabana's) other boat?


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