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Old 02-10-2009
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Just for the record, I was recommending a Bristol 33/34. I would not recommend the Bristol 35 which is an entirely different boat and not all that well suited to the Chesapeake's light air and changeable conditions or for single-handing. The Bristol 34 was a Halsey Hershoff design that should be suitable across a wider range of conditions.

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