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post #4 of Old 08-10-2003
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Ferro- Cement

We were in San Diego in June for a few days of sailing. Tied up at the marina we stayed at was a 50+ ft 2 masted cement sailboat.

We were impressed by her size and rigging that I knew after we checked in with the harbormaster on a slip, I would be walking down for a closer look. The owner and his wife were NZ''ers and had crossed the Pacific a few times in her. To be perfectly honest, I had no clue she wasn''t fiberglass until the owner told me. And he was quite proud of that boat.

I had a lot of questions. He had 3 foresail on hydrolic winches, easy mast access for radar and antennas.

If that was the boat we were looking to move up to, costs aside, I''d give serious consideration to puchasing.

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