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Re: Full or fin keel?

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Originally Posted by BryceGTX View Post
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Lol... The million dollar question is "best boat". This is kind of a silly statement. What is best boat? If you talk to one person, it it speed at the the expense of everything. As with a racer. Such a boat is great for a boat full of excited sailors whose only goal is to get from point a to b in the shortest time.

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I did not say that there is a "best boat" or a type of boat that suits all to cross oceans following the trade winds. That is obviously a sailor's choice and some few still prefer old heavy slow full keel boats.

What I have implied is that that modern NA are not interested in slow heavy full keeled boats and said they are working on boat models to cross oceans safely and fast. You just have to look at their contemporary work, in what concerns modern passage makers, to understand what I mean.

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