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post #23 of Old 10-25-2007
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Originally Posted by jhowe005 View Post
GS40,
I agree that you got a whole lot of nothing from the messages generated. If you wanted to be talked out of "goin", you got that....I'll apologize for them to you....
You don't want a flat bottom boat in the ocean...too rough riding. You want the keel to be 40% (or there about) of displacement...that will help you get back upright in a knockdown. You don't want alot of beam for length ratio...that way she'll be more apt to come back from turtle. And, go as deep as possible...righting moment. I'd be really suprised if, wherever you may go, you can't get in with 6 or 8 feet hanging below you....
Oh ya, go sailing alot ! ! ! Even if you're an experienced sailor, GO SAILING A LOT !!!!!
Excuse me? I don't think anyone tried to talk him out of going. I didn't. I even started off my thread with: If you want to corcle the globe, go for it! I did give him a very small dose of the reality of doing it.

I was not a jerk, neither was Giu or K1 or anyone. In fact, I think we were quite nice. Instead, he puts some comment out about being a Catalina Tech editor I don't know anything about passage making, or something like that. Where did that come from??

Nah, don't apologize for me. I did nothing wrong, or Giu or anyone. He could have responded back totally different and his responses would have been totally different.

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