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post #24 of Old 01-29-2012
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Originally Posted by MikeOReilly View Post

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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