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Old 25-01-2014, 21:33   #16
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re: What Boat for Europe Canals?

just rent yourself a flat barge and drive a 4x4 pickup with a truck camper on it.

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Old 25-01-2014, 22:59   #17
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How about a demasted shoal-draft sailboat? Good mpg and the right beam.
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How about a demasted shoal-draft sailboat? Good mpg and the right beam.
No need for holding tanks neither

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Old 26-01-2014, 03:33   #19
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If you don't mind a mast across the top of the boat for months at a time
A colleague spent 2 summers in his Bavaria 34 cruising from the baltic to the med through the canals. He shipped the mast to his final destination to avoid that.
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Re: What Boat for Europe Canals?

We will be going through the canals at some point,snd even thou we are 45ft long, we have swing keel and only draws 4ft keel up,,,14ft wide and steel ,,,just the job
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A colleague spent 2 summers in his Bavaria 34 cruising from the baltic to the med through the canals. He shipped the mast to his final destination to avoid that.
...so without mast draft was only 1,50m instead 1,90m ???
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...so without mast draft was only 1,50m instead 1,90m ???
Even less than 1.5 now as reduced by weight of mast,
but air draffft will increase,,,lol
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...so without mast draft was only 1,50m instead 1,90m ???

It was a shoal draft version and the point to shipping the mast was so they did not have it hanging over their heads, not weight savings
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