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Re: Lean and mean, or meaningless?

Originally Posted by bobperry View Post
That's a MacGregor 60. We called them K-Mart 60's.
Very fast off the wind and very tender upwind. The used to race one in Seattle. It was kind of sad to see it try to go to weather. They built quite a few of them.
Kmart 60's, I love it! Though...I would have thought it's performance (or lack thereof!) would be just the opposite. Don't Beamy boat's (i.e.,the Volvo boats) run (and surf) like scared rabbits, while narrow boats point well?
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