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Re: Pros and cons of steel sailboats
Well Brent, there you go making things up again. You have a very short memory. Yes, I did desdign the Reliance. I met one owner several times at the Perry Rendezvous but he took off to go cruising and I have not seen him back. He loved his boat.
Bob, was it a Reliance 37? If it was, this one's my fault. Brent also said you'd designed an aluminum boat here:
Last time I left Tonga at the same time as a 28 ft aluminiun Bob Perry design. I took 57 days to BC, he took 99 days. You wouldn't do much better in any heavily loaded 31 footer, with all that the owner owns aboard.
That was what I was thinking about in terms of the fairy boat Brent made up - I just thought the Reliance 37 was yet another as I'd listed.
So, I'll go back and correct that one entry in the BSYMP thread - clarifying that he's lying about the owner's comments - not the boat.
I have no problem making such corrections. It's important that it's accurate.
S/V Dawn Treader - 1989 Hunter Legend 40
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