Join Date: May 2002
Location: East Coast
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Because they are French!
W/ M. Sarkozy now in charge, perhaps next years ratings will include one.
Seriously though...there are no Hunters, Bene's, Catalinas, Bavarias etc. on the list either so it is safe to assume that the author feels that production boats that are built and designed PRIMARILY as coastal cruisers, are not suitable for extended ocean voyaging and the wear and tear that entails over time. Remember...his list is not "can this boat cross and ocean".
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