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Old 19-05-2016, 06:05   #16
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Re: Bluewater Cruiser Brainstorm

apparently you haven't read my answer to that...see above
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btw: any mainsail-furler - in-mast, behind-mast, in-boom) would be a near 100% nono (right now I cannot imagine what the boat would have to offer to make up for that...)
we personally always felt that weatherlyness in bluewatercruisers was vastly UNDERrated (we went north through the red sea 3 times & there were some stiff beats involved...
so you DON'T want furling for the main? I'm confused by this post
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You might take a look at this calculator, which allows you to quickly compare two boats at a time in terms of SA/D, D/LWL, Capsize Screening Number, Motion Comfort, etc.
very useful
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apparently you haven't read my answer to that...see above
righto.... peace
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