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post #926 of Old 05-02-2011
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Nice set up in the factory.

I also like many aspects of these boats inlcuding many hull windows. But (as on the Dufour 40e) I do not like the divided vindows. On the outside the hull and top windows are rather dominant, from the inside they are very small and give the impression of trying to look out from inside a bunker, through narrow slots for the gun , not seeing very much. Do you know if they can make them bigger or continous? The Hanse/Sirius set up where they are standing (and bigger) is much nicer, or like on RM and Opium as one single piece.

Even if many magazines likes the sailing characteristic of the 40 they are somewhat complaining about it beeing nose heavy, especially when heeled. That can also be seen on the videos.

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