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Old 01-03-2014, 12:40   #1
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Ontario 28 for the Caribbean ?

Hi all,

I am wondering if my Ontario 28 will be a good boat in the islands, accommodation wise she is alright for two, and I know guests will be cramped, but they will not complain I'm guessing if the price for occupation is rum and dinner. But what about the seas, will she handle them, how big do they get? Does everyone leave there boats in during the fall or haul out. ALso, will I have to change my cooling system from raw water to coolant. Is there any other changes I might be doing from now till then ?

Thanks for any advice. M.
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Old 01-03-2014, 14:42   #2
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Re: Ontario 28 for the Caribbean ?

At 6800 lbs, I think the boat is much too light for anything but coastal. In good weather, you could do the Bahamas, but personally I wouldn't go any further. You definitely don't want salt water running through your engine, but I would think that conversion would be prohibitively expensive.
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Caribbean, ontario, rib

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