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Your thoughts on a potential challenge......

just for conversation purposes, if I were to buy a used 'micro cruiser' about 14 or 15 feet and sail from turks and caicos to miami, which 'micro cruiser' would you choose that would be most seaworthy. west wight potter?
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I would recommend a Peep Hen 14, Compac 16 or a Montgomery 17 over the WWP 15.
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Windsurfer is the bomb for offshore transportation, at least for those wanting to avoid detection and get to shore quickly.
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Montgomery 17! I had one for a short time and loved it. I am still lusting after another. Very stout little boat.
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you're acting like you have some kind of great choice of boats in the Turks and Caicos. Or are you planning to import a boat just to be able to leave here on a boat?
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I'd point out that there is at least one Montgomery 17 circumnavigating... crazy but true. It was heavily customized by the factory for the voyage.
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I'd point out that there is at least one Montgomery 17 circumnavigating... crazy but true. It was heavily customized by the factory for the voyage.
linky for above??

Edit: so I found this, see link below. I am now on a hunt to learn more!!!

Scott's Boat Pages: Montgomery 17 Trailer Sailor Crosses the Pacific

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I think a nordica16 with cockpit drains would be a good choice.





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