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Re: Paradigm changing boats

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Originally Posted by outbound View Post
Great boats.Can anyone think of the boats that changed the thinking engineering wise. ?first synthetic cored hull, first rigid sail, , etc.?
A Vancouver built boat - Porpoise, a one off Discovery 47, was reputed to be the first Airex cored hull in the late 60's. Pic attached of it sailing locally.

DISCOVERY 47 sailboat specifications and details on sailboatdata.com

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