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post #38 of Old 10-02-2006
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Originally Posted by eryka
I think I'd add glazing to this list. Some coastal boats seem intent on making it light and bright down below, it can be difficult (read "more expensive") to make that expanse of clear plexiglas stout enough to resist the force of tons of water when the going gets rough.

Now shall we start a separate thread on the sugar-scoop transoms vs traditional closed ones?
Very true... large ports are fun to look out, until what you see out of them is all green water in a storm...

Yes, please do start a new thread on sugar scoop swim platforms.

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