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dreamdoer 03-19-2013 09:13 AM

Our Most Perfect Boat
Well collecting and sifting through all the wonderful advice I have mad a preliminary list of the attributes that I feel OUR MOST PERFECT BOAT would possess. I would appreciate any refinements/additions, suggested subtractions, preferred brands or possible boats that fit many of the items on the list. Thank you to all who have contributed to my past thread so I could compile this list and to all who will contribute in the future!

30 to 35 feet LOA
Masthead sloop or cutter
Full or fin keel
Skeg or transom hung rudder
Design that offers good accesability to all systems.
Hard Dodger
Slab reef fully battened mainsail with lazyjacks
Furling headsail with twin grooves
Self tacking staysail
Dacron sails
High modulus halyards
Bruce, CQR and Fisherman’s anchors
Dual electric/manual windlass
VHF radio

Diesel engine
Three house and one engine battery
Wind generator
Full enclosed head


Three burner stove with oven
Magma or Dickenson BBQ

Lake Superior Sailor 03-19-2013 10:52 AM

Re: Our Most Perfect Boat
So how many bucks did you plan to pay,for such a boat?..Dale

jimgo 03-19-2013 11:44 AM

Re: Our Most Perfect Boat
LSS, your question sounds like something Ron Popeil would have asked in an infomercial. No, not $500,000; not even $300,000. This here boat is only $19.99!!!

Sorry...couldn't resist...

Lake Superior Sailor 03-19-2013 12:30 PM

Re: Our Most Perfect Boat
That's the point!..Dale

capttb 03-20-2013 06:32 PM

That would be a 2013 Dream On 35.:) $50,000 with the Sailaway package.

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