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Re: What kind of boat is this?
I'm not sure what a "character boat" is but I'd know one if I saw one. I think most character boats share a cartoonish, exagerated quality to them. I would call my own CT54, 56 and 65 designs character boats. I suppose you could even call the Baba 30 and similar boats I have designed character boats.
Still not exactly sure how to define it. Maybe its a state of mind.
I've always thought of character boats as those with styling cues from the last century but now that would mean IOR boats would be character boats.
I, myself, personally intend to continue being outspoken and opinionated, intolerant of all fanatics, fools and ignoramuses, deeply suspicious of all those who have "found the answer" and on my bad days, downright rude.