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Old 03-01-2011, 09:35   #31
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If yoiu can afford one, buy a quality swing keel boat, such as one of the Southerlys or a boat from Atlantic Yachts in Holland. You get the best of both worlds, with the caveat that there is one more piece of equipment to worry about (the keel lifting mechanism).

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