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Old 04-01-2013, 06:58   #16
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Re: Good boat for sailing the pacific

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Re: Good boat for sailing the pacific

A Hunter 45, center cockpit is the best boat for the Pacific.
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A Hunter 45, center cockpit is the best boat for the Pacific.


I heard from a guy that they come with a spare rudder from the factory. Better avoid the shoal keel cuz the Pacific is way deeper than the Atlantic. I know: I have been there. I'd add another set of spreaders and make it a chick magnet too. I want it all!
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Re: Good boat for sailing the pacific

Proven Pacific crossing craft. Shallow draft, good headroom, easily managed rig.

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Re: Good boat for sailing the pacific

Here's another proven Pacific crossing design...

You will find that if you follow the original approach that fitting out will be very reasonably priced.

I have included full information for you to either create such a vessel yourself or have it done by competent craftspeople.

Note that many of them went thousands of miles across the Pacific with minimal crew and navigation instruments. It is reliably reported that they used none of the following: radar, electronic depth sounder, electric speedo, diesel or gasoline engine, sextant, chronometer, chart plotter, GPS, etc., etc.

Pay no attention to all those threads telling you that you need all that stuff! All you need is a true connection to the sea and the sky!

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