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Old 10-17-2009
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6'2" is not tall....

I'm 6'2" and that is not at all unusual for most North American Sailors.

I know several similar height sailors that have crossed the Atlantic in boats smaller than 30'.

I've had a 26 that was very comfortable.

It is all in what you want and can afford. Most boats interior centerline heights are comfortable to us short 6' 2ers...
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