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Old 12-06-2019, 05:06   #16
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Re: Buying my first boat, the short list...

I think the most important thing for single-handing is having an autopilot/wheelpilot, and having running rigging easy to reach, whether by design or because someone ran lines for easy access. Quite large boats can be single-handed if properly rigged.

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