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I would take the 44 - always loved the looks of that design. S&S at their best.
But as Tommays posted the teak decks (which I believe they all had but I could be wrong) could be a big issue.
Fabulous looking things no doubt and apparently wonderful sailing boats but for cruising I cannot see how that companionway arrangement could be anything other than impractical, not to say annoying. It is virtually impossible to rig a dodger that will provide the helmsman with any real protection and clambering up and down that ladder would drive me crazy.
Andrew B (Malö 39 Classic)
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