SailNet Community - View Single Post - A blue water sailer that can go in light winds
View Single Post
  #545  
Old 04-21-2012
smackdaddy's Avatar
smackdaddy smackdaddy is offline
Last Man Standing
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Posts: 12,950
Thanks: 80
Thanked 72 Times in 66 Posts
Rep Power: 8
smackdaddy is a jewel in the rough smackdaddy is a jewel in the rough smackdaddy is a jewel in the rough
Re: A blue water sailer that can go in light winds

Quote:
Originally Posted by mitiempo View Post
Smack

Sequitur is a 49' Hunter, near or at the top of their line. The largest or most expensive of any product line is usually the best built and most featured, whether it is a sailboat, car, or toaster. Good on the crew of Sequitur but it is as representative of the rest of the Hunter line as a Ford F350 truck is of their least expensive car, or a Catalina 22 compared to their biggest and best.

Horror stories don't start out of thin air - there is usually some basis of fact involved.
True miti. But I still think most of the Hunter bashing is sailor-nerd hysteria. Why else would Beneteau adopt the much-maligned arch technology?



There is, without doubt, SOME basis of fact involved as you say. I just think that for the sailing most of us will ever do, the other 99% of fact involved shows that most any boat will handle the conditions she's sailed into by a competent sailor. It's WAY more about the sailor than it is about the gear.
__________________

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.


To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

S/V Dawn Treader - 1989 Hunter Legend 40

Last edited by smackdaddy; 04-21-2012 at 11:07 PM.
Reply With Quote Share with Facebook