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Re: Newbe with no experience buys big boat

Originally Posted by LauderBoy View Post
Chewed through half the book last night and looking forward to the other half. There were a lot of laugh out loud moments in the book. It's a real shame that the Downeaster didn't work out for world cruising. Such a beautiful boat and so much work(and $$) was put into it.
I know of at least four Downeasters that have circumnavigated and one guy I've talked to sails all around the south pacific islands on one. They're capable, but they are a lot of work and they ain't getting any younger.

S/V Argyle
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