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Re: Malo DS

Originally Posted by PCP View Post
You got me there: Malo DS

Well, what can I say, they have to build what the clients want.


I cannot say I like the idea.

Regarding the ballast, it is about average on a mass production boat with a bulbed keel and about 2.00m draft. Bigger boats tend to less a smaller B/D ratio than smaller boats.

To have more ballast ratio you have to look for a more sportive boat or for a dedicated bluewater cruiser even if those, due to increase in draft and ballasted bulbs are also coming down in B/D ratio, but not in RM.


I'm with Paulo there. As much as I like Malo the DS models do absolutely nothing for me. All in all I simply cannot understand having all that glass but you still cannot see out when sitting down in the saloon.

Andrew B (Malö 39 Classic)

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