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A lot also depends on your boat and what the hull is made of. If the hull is aluminum or steel, I'd go with the Marelon as the galvanic corrosion issues are fewer. While Marelon has come a long way, it also depends where your going to be sailing. In colder waters, I'd stick with bronze, as the galvanic issues are usually less aggressive and the Marelon, IIRC, doesn't do as well in low temperatures.
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You know what the first rule of sailing is? ...Love. You can learn all the math in the 'verse, but you take
a boat to the sea you don't love, she'll shake you off just as sure as the turning of the worlds. Love keeps
her going when she oughta fall down, tells you she's hurting 'fore she keens. Makes her a home.
—Cpt. Mal Reynolds, Serenity (edited)
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