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Well, if it's wet and delaminated, most likely not hitting anything and lots of luck!!!

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Be nice to the leadmine sailors, since they tend to get nasty if you tease them.

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That's allright, I can run away from most of them, invite the rest aboard for Gosling's and convert to them catamarans.
Together we can band together and lobby marina owners to understand that a 10 ft wide slip is ridiculous, even for a 8.5 ft beam.
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Sounds good to me... But, then again, I don't need to be converted.

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If a sailor goes to power, it is called "crossing over to the dark side". What is it called when a mono sailor "crosses over" to multi's? And vice versa?


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Becoming enlightened... that's actually what happens when you go from a leadmine to a multihull.
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If a sailor goes to power, it is called "crossing over to the dark side". What is it called when a mono sailor "crosses over" to multi's? And vice versa?
Last time I heard that trancission mentioned someone used the word 'split personality' going to multi and 'singleminded' going from multi hull.
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I usually think of a monohull sailor who switches to a catamarran as becoming bipolar and usually suggest that a monohull sailor who is thinking about buying a trimarran go see 'The Three Faces of Eve" to understand the affliction.
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Chuckles--

See, we're definitely dealing with un-enlightened people here... all this negativity... very depressing, much like the huge mass of lead or iron they're all hauling around with them.

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Integral keel helps with that. As well as all-FRP construction.
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