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Re: Galley counter top material

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Originally Posted by Brent Swain View Post

People viewing the round the world racing yachts said they also look very "Industrial." They look "industrial" because "Industrial" is what works, as opposed to "decorative," which has far more liabilities. Looking "Industrial' can also be interpreted as looking "Practical" or looking "Intelligent" or "Realistic" as opposed to looking "Pretentious."
How about "warm" & "comfortable" instead of "cold" & "sterile".

I don't know anyone who would like their personal boat to look like a Volvo 70 down below. Even the Volvo racers are more than happy to get off those things. That sort of environment is something one puts up with as a tradeoff for racing performance, not a choice anyone welcomes as a preference.
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