Originally Posted by MikeOReilly
Actually, this is what I was trying to get at with my comments. Knowing something about your sailing/cruising plans will help with your choice of boat (and keel). If my cruising was mostly about marina-hopping, then I would definitely NOT want a full-keel boat -- especially not in the Med
While the standard Med moor to stern-to, I learned to do mine bow-in with a stern anchor. Much easier and more privacy. Having a U-shaped pulpit helps.
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