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Old 29-12-2015, 15:57   #1
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Hi everyone,
I am learning to be a sailor, and have joined this forum to learn what I can about the cruising community. I am shopping for a live aboard, cruiser at the moment and would appreciate any advise on 3 that I am currently looking at.
Which of these 3 would you choose for live aboard cruisers.

Nicholson 45: Year 1984, Draft: 2.2m, Displacement: 15000kg, Medium length lead keel.

Beteteau First 41s5. Year: 1990, Draft 1.7m, Displacement: 7,500kg, Keel/Ballast: Winged - Steel.

Roberts Mauritius 44 Ketch. Year: 1985, Draft: 1.75m, Displacement 17 tonnes, Intergrated long keel.

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Old 29-12-2015, 16:28   #2
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Welcome aboard. I'd choose #2

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Old 30-12-2015, 05:15   #3
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Greetings and welcome aboard the CF, Harro.
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I'm learning too! Welcome...
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