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post #22 of Old 12-17-2012
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Re: 45' + blue water cruiser

Originally Posted by ryusui View Post
... I would rather go for more than what I need vs go for what works and find out I did need it. That's the main reason for the amel. It should go wherever I wish and stand up well in big blow.
Actually, a tight strong small boat may stand up to a big blow better than an impressive larger one. I wasn't seeking to dissuade as much as pointing out that anything over circa 45' - 47' is a lot of boat for three people, one or two of which may not have really salty experience.

The Amels have a good rep.
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