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post #5 of Old 05-11-2008 Thread Starter
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Originally Posted by sailingdog View Post
Why do you want a wooden boat...Have you decided to give up sailing and go into boat maintenance as a hobby???
Good point - and the main reason I didn't get the 6-metre at the time - but I push that nasty reality to the back of my mind as often as possible...

The Compass 28 & Alberg 30 are GRP but a "not-modern" (using the term extremely loosely) supposedly sea-kindly design - but I know nothing about them or their true ability... hence the post.

"Honestly, I don't know why seamen persist in getting wrecked in some of the outlandish places they do, when they can do it in a nice place like Fiji." -- John Caldwell, "Desperate Voyage"
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