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post #3 of Old 11-08-2007
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Willow's nailed it... btw neither boat has a cored hull - the 28 is a balsa cored deck, but I believe the 29 uses some plywood in the core.

The 29 is the "cruisier" design, the 28 can be a handful downwind in a breeze. Also, check the 28 - early models had an unbalanced rudder, adding to the downwind control issues, around late '76 the rudders were modified to a balanced design.

Both good boats for their intended purpose, the 28 may be considered prettier by some, esp fans of tumblehome hulls.
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