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Steve has a very good point... Many boats, even if they have the head room, won't have a berth that will be long enough for you to be comfortable in. If I were you, I'd be looking at both measurements, with an emphasis on the berth length. A lot of times, you'll be down below but sitting....so if it isn't quite tall enough to clear you, it might still be doable...but when you're asleep...you don't have as many options.
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You know what the first rule of sailing is? ...Love. You can learn all the math in the 'verse, but you take
a boat to the sea you don't love, she'll shake you off just as sure as the turning of the worlds. Love keeps
her going when she oughta fall down, tells you she's hurting 'fore she keens. Makes her a home.
—Cpt. Mal Reynolds, Serenity (edited)
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