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Old 18-07-2013, 19:22   #1
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Small, fast and cheap ocean going sailboat

Which boat costs less than $4 K, is proven fast, and is seaworthy?
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Old 18-07-2013, 19:28   #2
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Which boat costs less than $4 K, is proven fast, and is seaworthy?
I was with you right up until the word "fast."
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Old 18-07-2013, 19:40   #3
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Bash, Same thought here too.............
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Re: Small, fast and cheap ocean going sailboat

A kayak with a sealskin sail.
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For the budget, this might just work:

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Re: Small, fast and cheap ocean going sailboat

Hobie 16?

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Old 18-07-2013, 20:55   #7
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Re: Small, fast and cheap ocean going sailboat

Define your concept of fast.
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Re: Small, fast and cheap ocean going sailboat

Fast, Cheap, Seaworthy...pick any two.
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Fast, Cheap, Seaworthy...pick any two.
For $4k I'd almost say pick one.
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Small, fast, cheap-try Thailand
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Re: Small, fast and cheap ocean going sailboat

There is one tied up on the floating pier at ao charong in phuket thailand. Made out of hypalon tubes and broken masts , jury rigged, with a tent for a cabin, will post pics when i get back on my yacht!
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Surfmachine.....I don't think Adventurebound was talking about boats
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I second the Hobie vote.....it's fast, it'll never sink... but you may not be attached to it!
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For $4k I'd almost say pick one.

that's what I thought also, but it might be a reach
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Which boat costs less than $4 K, is proven fast, and is seaworthy?
Where are you sailing and what are your plans????

Heck a new fiberglass kayak and a Balogh sail rig will cost over $4,000.
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