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post #20 of Old 01-26-2010
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Originally Posted by conquistatadore View Post

Alberg 35 pretty much did set the standard on these numbers back in the day and is just an amazing boat!
I spent the formative years of my sailing career aboard an Alberg 35.
In my experience, that design is very slow and under powered
in light air, yet sails at excessive heel angles in a breeze.
It also generated a tremendous weather helm and was difficult to
maneuver in reverse under power.

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