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post #4 of Old 09-12-2008
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Originally Posted by insearchof View Post
We have been living on land for 6 months now, and are getting very landsick! We sailed our Passport 42 to Australia with our 7 year old from San Francisco, sold our boat there and came back to the US to rebuild the cruising kitty. Well, we are looking at boats again (truth is we've been looking since we got back to the US!). We are looking at a Wellington 47 foot sailboat. We cannot find any information on this boat and wonder if anyone out there has any good/bad things to say about this boat. Any information would be greatly appreciated.

we've been living on//sailing locally our 44 wellington for 7 years. When searching & then deciding on a welly, we boarded 5 or 6. Bill Wellington built the hulls in Jacksonville, FL ours is #5. Each interior/design is custom. We were choosy and have been rewarded greatly. Acquaintances have a 47 ketch and are happy , ours is a cutter. Only drawback 65' mast local bridge requiring dead low for passage to Atlantic. Keel/centerboard makes for great island hopping with great offshore capabilities. If you desire long details - happy to provide. Stress- we love ours!!!!!
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