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Old 16-09-2011, 10:58   #1
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If you had to make the passage around Cape Horn, what sailboat would you wish to have for the passage.

No need to own past or present, just a question for discussion.
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Old 16-09-2011, 11:00   #2
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I would do it in my Hans Christian if I needed to.
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Old 16-09-2011, 11:47   #4
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if i knew my boat was in perfect condition and had no problems, i would take mine around....
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Old 16-09-2011, 12:44   #5
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if i knew my boat was in perfect condition and had no problems, i would take mine around....
Yes Zeehag, I think I would travel around that cape with you and your boat.

So, is your boat a "mister", "misteress" or do ladies have another term for their boat?
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she is a female...the love of my life, i guess--she is my life at present and mistress of my destiny
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she is a female...the love of my life, i guess--she is my life at present and mistress of my destiny
Very poetic..
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Hard to beat: Expedition Sail - Sailboat Seal

I like the lifting keel.
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Hard to beat: Expedition Sail - Sailboat Seal

I like the lifting keel.
That is quite a boat, there.
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Obviously, a Joshua.
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Yep, and if a frog had wings he wouldn't bump his ass when he jumped...


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with proper planing I guess mine would do well....she has rounded cape horn 3 times alredy...not my boat but the same model.
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Cape Horn, is much like any other Cape or rounding anywhere in the world.. One day you could round it in a Kayak and the next day need a destroier to get around it..
If I had my choice, Id find a late model boat with good speed..
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I think I'd be pretty happy with a sound well equipped Westerly Longbow....
That does not mean loadsa gizmo's...
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