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I heard it was your physical resemblance to a fender that got you the job.
I'm well into middle age, but hardly corrugated and usually tanned. Besides, my shape is more akin to a mail box than a fender.
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39'4" LOA and 9'10" beam, sounds like you're sailing a pencil!

Makes my 34 x 10'2" sound kinda plump.
Well, that includes bowsprit and boomkin. Length on deck is 35'.
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Well, that includes bowsprit and boomkin. Length on deck is 35'.
That's OK, I wasn't counting my mizzen boom. That would put me about 39.5' LOA.

Does it scare anyone else that a thread about how small of a slip can I cram my boat into now has 32 posts????

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Width was a concern for me until I realized that 12' 6" over 42 feet is positively slim compared to the current crop of sugar scoops. It's a little odd to have an ostensibly "massive" boat that in some conditions has a far more forgiving motion (and sails better) than boats featuring 25 year newer designs.

But "commodious" and "condo-like" is what people want, apparently: 40 x 14 feet seems to be typical, even though it can make a hull look like a bar of soap. Race boats are different: I'm talking the current crop of cruisers.

My earlier boat is 33' 7" by 9' 10" and seems like a lawn quoit compared to today's wide rides.

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