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Re: Another $1 Boat Thread, Water Ballast Conversion

Originally Posted by overbored View Post
I remember it was American ingenuity at it's worst.
I dunno, seems pretty darn clever to me, as a concept would really help with my goals.

I doubt anyone back then thought planning for 50 years (!) of careless owners
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Re: Another $1 Boat Thread, Water Ballast Conversion

Very fast looking boats indeed. A guy local to me built a very similar boat. (carrying a lot less sail) He loves it and it seems to handle well in anything up to 25 kts or so.
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