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Re: Paradigm changing boats

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Originally Posted by PCP View Post
It was a discovery I did not know that boat that is very modern for a 1969 cruiser. Pity that the picture is a bit misleading. it looks a centerboarder but in fact it is a deep fin keel boat with 2.10m. A big draft for that time and an usually one today. Do you know if many were made? Probably not as it happens sometimes with boats that are way ahead of its time.



Regards Paulo
AFAIK only that one had the deckhouse style. I know of at least one other that was a center cockpit (pic attached). It WAS a fast boat in its day - a race winner.

There was also a 42' version that had both deck styles.

Porpoise was the boat I referred to a while back that I looked into buying years ago. The owner was selling it because at 90 Y.O. it was becoming too much for him to singlehand.
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