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post #7 of Old 12-28-2009 Thread Starter
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Well, she's a more narrow design more easily driven through the water. She's 35' on deck and 40' overall with a displacement of 14,500, including the 5,325 worth of lead in the keel so she's fairly light. She rides through heavy seas with relative ease but that's likely more due to design than materials. There's no pounding on a heavy beat nor wave slapping on the hook, again mostly design. She's warmer and quieter than a fiberglass boat too. Smells better in my opinion. There's nothing quite like the look and feel of a wooden yacht. I never thought I'd own one myself. It just worked out that way.

Baggett and Sons Marine Restoration
The Landing at Colony Wharf
Bellingham, WA.

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