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Re: What makes a Moody a good bluewater boat?

Originally Posted by Jeff_H View Post
I have gotten to the know the Moody 34's more intimately than I would have ever expected. There is nothing 'blue water' about them. They are decent coastal cruisers, but would be very far down on my list as a blue water cruiser. Jeff
Would this be generally true of all Moodys or particular to the 34? I was under the impression they were considered pretty well-built boats and they sure aren't at the bottom of the price range for the larger boats.

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