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Re: D/L Ratio Questions for Cruising Boat
If you're willing to spend $350-400K you'll have a wide open list of candidates in the 45-50 foot range, especially if you are looking at used as well.
Even something like this:
2000 J/Boats J/46 Sail Boat For Sale - www.yachtworld.com
Probably best of both worlds.
Or Tayanas, larger Passports (47) Hylas, etc etc.
Those are my dream parameters!! .. tho like Marty I'd probably drop into the high 100s/low 200s as an ideal D/L... but please don't get hung up on those numbers.
1984 Fast/Nicholson 345 "FastForward"
".. there is much you could do at sea with common sense.. and very little you could do without it.."
Capt G E Ericson (from "The Cruel Sea" by Nicholas Monsarrat)
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