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post #2 of Old 12-01-2002
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Who sails what in the South Pacific?

Dear Julez,
my last boat was a Tartan 37. It is a fine boat but on passages it is a little too much like camping out.
There wasnt enough room for crews gear and you all wind up sleeping in what winds up being like a dormitory.The creature comforts were good but basic. My new boat a 53 foot amel is more like. a genset and 40 gallon an hour watermaker plus ample storage is the way to go.Having enough water to take showers each day is really civilized.
Friends of mine have made a circumnavigation on a tartan 37 but i would rather go for a boat that is big enough to handle a goos sized genset and a large watermaker. Probably 40-42 feet or bigger.
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