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post #8 of Old 02-11-2009
bossanova
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I realize that this thread is a little outdated, but I'm going to dredge it up anyway because I'm a Compac fan. My dad had a Compac 16 while I was growing up. Beamy, stable little tub. One time the entire family of 5 went out for a rip-roaring sail after a front blew through. If I decide to pick up a trailer sailer instead of a small liveaboard, the Compac Suncat 17 is my top choice. Classic lines. The rigging system looks incredibly easy and I even found footage of a guy sailing the catboat rigged with what appears to be a small jib:
YouTube - Com Pac Sun Cat 17 12/27
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