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Re: Best small boat for cruising the Bahamas?

Originally Posted by krisscross View Post
Thanks, that is interesting. Soverel 28 has a really low ballast to displacement ratio (under 20%), one I would never consider safe enough for open sea crossing. Have you ever run into rough weather in that boat? How did it do?
Oh jeez, I've been in gales in the Yucatan Channel opposing the stream . I've hove to in 15 footers stacked for 3 day's at a time. 8 foot draft board down and a bunch lead pigs in My bildge. I love the little boat. Taking it to Honduras non stop in May weather or not. I did a way with the spade rudder and put a Barn door on the transom.

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