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Old 25-11-2010, 10:41   #16
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awww, hell-- dont argue with him-- a cat is just 2 mon0s glued together... he at least has the right direction- and a cat is a good platform for caribean....he should sail with others for a bit to see what he likes before commitment of monies...yes, i am die-hard mono sailorette..

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Old 25-11-2010, 11:26   #17
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Originally Posted by SimonV View Post
This is a hard Answer to give and I donít think I can truthfully give one. My wifeís friendís husband is 6 months from retirement and has come up with the idea that he wants to buy a boat in the Caribbean stay there for an extended time then head to the med and back into the Pacific. The points of conjecture.
1. Very little sailing experience(dinghy only).
2. He wants a CATAMARANS, likes CATAMARANS.
3. $180K budget.
4. ex UK Navy. (Engineer)

I am a mono sailor through and through, so I will always tend to LEAN to a mono, also I think they would be better off with a mono given his budget as you seem to get a better boat for your buck.

I donít want to start an argument, but would like to be constructive as it is going to happen no matter what.
How about....
"You lucky S.O.B..... I wish I could..."

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