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post #5848 of Old 01-26-2014
Jaramaz
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Re: Interesting Sailboats

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Originally Posted by PCP View Post
yes I agree regarding wide generalization but I believe that what Robelz said implied boats with the same weight.

Paulo
No, Robelz did not sate anything about the weight. We all know, one can use may parameters for boats, none will capture all important aspects.

Even if we assume weight, the generalizations have not sufficient basis: It is well known that narrow boats have to have more lead as they have less form stability (which in itself is a generalization, agreed).

Narrow boats have their charm, without any question. I have had several . Fat boats have other charms.

But I do not see the need for sweeping generalizations, looking down at this or that brand. We all make our choises, most often these are comprimizes.

/J
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