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Old 12-01-2012, 08:19   #1
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Hello I have been lurking for about a year. I grew up sailing on the great lakes. I have been wondering about boats that are stable. My husband is handicapped and has problems walking. I'd love to cruise on the weekends with him. I think he'd like to see more places. Just not sure what kind of boat would be best. Any suggestions are welcome.

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Old 12-01-2012, 08:31   #2
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Hi Ericka and welcome. I'm not a Multihull person but I believe that might be your answer. Maybe post the question on the Multihull catagory.
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Old 12-01-2012, 08:44   #3
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Old 12-01-2012, 09:09   #4
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Yup, what Celestialsailor says. A multi hull would be your best bet. Glad you finally come out of the dark or lurk or whatever you call it :-)
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Old 12-01-2012, 09:25   #5
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I've been lurking. (I've been reading the forum but have not been commenting.)
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Old 29-01-2012, 19:35   #6
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Aloha and welcome aboard!
As Celestial says multihulls are much more stable and can go in shallow areas so might be an advantage for you.
Good luck in finding the right craft.
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Re: Hello!

When Tristan Jones lost a leg, he moved from a monohull to a trimaran. He then sailed half way around the world to Thailand. In Thailand, he lost his other leg, and we switched to a flat deck catamaran scooting around deck on a skateboard like apparatus.

Where there is a will, there is a way. It just takes more planning and ingenuity for people with physical challenges to enjoy sailing. It can be done.
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