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Re: Mr. B Buys A Boat- Adventures in Boat Shopping

Originally Posted by CalebD View Post
I'd avoid the shoal draft version with the tall mast, in fact I'd avoid the shoal draft and wing keeled versions altogether unless that option appeals to you.
Caleb, sorry but I think you're a bit off base on this one. For cruising there is surprisingly little difference between the full keeled and wing keeled versions.

There is an active C30 racing community and the fin will make a difference if you want to race.

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