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post #6 of Old 09-11-2007
Gary M
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With a sail area to displ of 12.5 I would think a Westsail would sail circles around them

Have you looked at a Niagara 35 ? They have a long fin keel and a skeg rudder and were designed for blue water. There are a lot of them on the Great Lakes in really nice shape.

I would be concerned about the wooden bow sprint on the Bayfiled as this is were the forestay attaches. Even though they have a traditional look and are good boats I am not so sure they were ever intended for off shore work.

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