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Re: Interesting Sailboats
I don't think the difference is so much Euro/North American as it is Radical/Conservative.
Some of the Scandinavian boats are pretty conservative - I can't see Hallberg Rassy's being classified as "Euro" in the sense of the term in this thread. I also suspect that the majority of non-racing North American sailors would love to own one but simply can't afford it.
It's kind of ironic that, for the most part, the radical design changes are coming from the "Old World" and the conservative attitudes are found in the "New World".
I, myself, personally intend to continue being outspoken and opinionated, intolerant of all fanatics, fools and ignoramuses, deeply suspicious of all those who have "found the answer" and on my bad days, downright rude.