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Originally Posted by captnnero
Bill, if you haven't seen it yet, check out the latest issue of Good Old Boat. I think there's an article about a very early plastic boat (mid-1950's) that recently smoked some 37 foot plus Beneteau and other modern boats in a race in the Caribbean. I left it on my boat so I'll get more info when I'm there next. This boat was about a 40 footer with very long overhangs. Nice work, eh ?
I love when this happens..

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You know what the first rule of sailing is? ...Love. You can learn all the math in the 'verse, but you take
a boat to the sea you don't love, she'll shake you off just as sure as the turning of the worlds. Love keeps
her going when she oughta fall down, tells you she's hurting 'fore she keens. Makes her a home.

—Cpt. Mal Reynolds, Serenity (edited)

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