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post #8 of Old 10-18-2007
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Why do so few cruising sailboats have plumb bows today? Plumb stems make for a longer waterline, they "cut" through chop rather than collide with each wave, and they provide more room below. If my little C30 had a plumb bow it would be an entirely different boat. She does not like the chop...
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