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post #2798 of Old 05-22-2012
Mr W
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Re: Interesting Sailboats

Originally Posted by PCP View Post
Nice anyway. The Arcona 340 is a nice boat...a bit on the heavy side for racing but certainly a great performance cruiser.
I must admit the boat is actually surprisingly fast for weighing this much. For example, we were only 25 seconds slower than a brand new Dufour 36E Performance (ok, not a light boat either) (see attached pic, sorry for low res!) pimped out with square top main, skippered by Anna Drougge (whitbread + volvo ocean race sailor and swedish match race champion). Total time for us was just over 11 hours during 4 days.

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