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Old 23-10-2011, 04:27   #16
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Re: The End of a Myth?

Its always a good idea to have a blunt instrument to beat others into submission with
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Old 23-10-2011, 06:03   #17
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Ha, with a 6.5m waterline bet that stops dead in the water in a short choppy sea. I await the you tube videos of it sailing in challenging conditions of wind over tide.

Still multiply it up t 40 feet and it would make a great area for a double cabin in the bow. Future 40ft quad cabins to squeeze the charters in perhaps.

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Think you're right, Pete. She's kicking up quite a bit of spray in this photo, and the waves, such as they are, look to be a foot or so.
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Re: The End of a Myth?

Its a FUGLY boat and it wont catch on.........just like the home computer.
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Re: The End of a Myth?

Its gots to be more stable at anchor, just the job for a life on the hook?
Dont knock it till youve tried it.
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Old 23-10-2011, 06:29   #20
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Its gots to be more stable at anchor, just the job for a life on the hook?
Dont knock it till youve tried it.
Max W/L, min slip fee. Who care about the spray?
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Re: The End of a Myth?

The decks on a lot of today's racers are mostly underwater anyway in a chop. It certainly is a great testimonial to be in the lead 1/2 way through the race. Will be an even better one if it is still in the lead at the finish.
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Re: The End of a Myth?

Looks horrible - like a Croc sandal with a mast. It may be fast and so on ad infinitum but not for me.
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Old 23-10-2011, 12:03   #23
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ok, that MAY be the end of a myth... but she is NOT sexy...

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she may not be sexy but she is kinda cute. . . in a narwhale sort of way lol

definitely not fugly, just different
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Re: The End of a Myth?

wet cruising is uncomfortable. i will stick with my clipper bow and dry cockpit, thankyou.

and my slowness...love 8+ kts in a 60+ kt blow
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Most mini trans ats routinely do 18 knots Damn fine for a less than 23 foot monohull. they are designed to cross the Atlantic quickly under sail with usually one crew. They accomplish that very well. Conditions are sparten and the sailing must be thrilling to say the least.
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+1 I was going to make a comment about the first part of yours, then I read the end.

It won't catch on but one day you'll look around and EVERYONE has it.
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(...) i will stick with my clipper bow and dry cockpit, thankyou (...)
ye, in a boat that goes at 3 knots the cockpit tends to remain dry ... ;-))

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Just remember, the 386 PC really sucked, but it helped bring about what you're using now. Who knows, in 10 years they might perfect a faster, dryer, more stable monohull using the concepts pioneered in this boat. It certainly would bring about a revolution in the interior of the boat. The cabin would be more square, things could be placed differently. The captains V-Birth would be gone and there could be an Island Queen bed on a ~33 foot boat. How many wives would think better of a boat if it had that?
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ye, in a boat that goes at 3 knots the cockpit tends to remain dry ... ;-))

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