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Very beautiful boat, thanks for sharing.

DYkstra is one of world's best Architects. His boats are modern even if they look classic. He also does refit of old and beautiful sailing boats, but that is another story. By modern I mean they are light, good and fast sailing boats with a modern underbody. I would not mind to own the one you have posted even if I would prefer a faster boat, but I like the classic touch of his designs. My work as an architecht as a lot to do with what Dykstra do, but applied to houses.

Regarding the Hanse it is another story. I have mixed feelings. I like some of the designs (the 430 even if I have doubts regarding the stability) and some of the bigger boats, but I truly hate the interiors, especially the ones from the bigger boats (they mimic small apartments and the quality is not even that good). I am talking only about design, because as sailboats the Hanse are remarcably good sailing boats.


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