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post #4 of Old 09-13-2011
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Our boat was built in Brazil... next door

The company was Fast Yachts, since defunct. They bought the moulds from Nicholson in Great Britain around 1982/3. We appear to have hull#41 (of 130 or so) Original designer was Ron Holland. Fast Yachts appear to have built a few different models...

This looks like a local Argentinian project, with a local designer but is certainly of that IOR era with the pinched ends. Should be quick under certain conditions!


1984 Fast/Nicholson 345 "FastForward"

".. there is much you could do at sea with common sense.. and very little you could do without it.."
Capt G E Ericson (from "The Cruel Sea" by Nicholas Monsarrat)
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