Re: Beneteau Oceanis vs First
Also check out Andy and Liz Copeland's books and site.. they circumnavigated on a late 80s First 38.. and are still cruising her here in BC today.
About Cruising - Liza / Andy Copeland & Bagheera
1984 Fast/Nicholson 345 "FastForward"
".. there is much you could do at sea with common sense.. and very little you could do without it.."
Capt G E Ericson (from "The Cruel Sea" by Nicholas Monsarrat)