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Old 07-15-2010
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Originally Posted by jmarquez View Post
Requirements:
- Ocean-capable
- 34 to 36 ft
- PHRF rating less than 100
- Single-handable (Main traveller in cockpit, Roller Fuller, Jib Winches Reachable from helm)
- Less than 5 ft Draft with Fixed Keel
- Teak Interior/Aft Stateroom/Nav Station/Full Galley/LP Stove & Oven/Refrigeration/AC
- Updates Electronics (AIS, Sailing Instruments, Chartplotter at Helm)
- Inverter/Charger/Battery Monitor/High-Output Alternator/2 House & Dedicated 3rd Cranking Battery)
- Laminate Performance Cruising Sails
- Head with Full Shower & Cockpit Shower/Hot & Cold Pressure Water
- Minimal Exterior Teak
Like this one?

RM YACHTS | RM 1060

The previous model is a favorite among young French long distance cruisers. That's a bluewater boat with lot of transats and probably circumnavigations.
RM YACHTS | RM 1050

I now that this boat has 1.6 draft and that works with so little because it is a sharp twinkeel. For having the same performance with a normal keel it is nedeed 1.9 draft. If you have really a nead for less than 1.5, you will need a boat with a lifting keel, or you will not have a boat with a very good performance to windward.


Regards

Paulo

Last edited by PCP; 07-15-2010 at 05:44 PM.
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