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post #2 of Old 12-30-2009
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Originally Posted by LandLocked66c View Post
I would imagine that this boat wouldn't have any issue with going to the exumas and back would it?
I would agree and with a good weather window, no worries. Some have plied open waters in far less...ahh, we're talking S. Florida as a jumping off point, right?

I've seen a few of these at the docks in my own search and had two concerns as a cruising boat. Although I do like the lines somewhat, I'm not too fond of the high topsides. They're elevated to give more headroom below but create extra windage. Probably not too much of a hindrance other than when docking in stronger winds. The other concern would be ventilation. The two side portlights do not open and the only source of breeze below would be the fwd. hatch. A consideration in the tropics. Maybe a wind scoop over the hatch would help at anchor??

Love the bubble top. This particular boat would be hard to steer... Be sure to ask "Where's the Beef"? ...I mean 'RUDDER', I don't see one. Good luck.
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