I hate to sound like a broken record
or a Gemini apologist - I am neither. But the quote from the Owners Manual is as much a legal
disclaimer as it is anything else. It is a US based company and they don't want that same woman who sued McDonalds for millions because she spilled hot coffee on her thighs buying
We live in an insanely litigious society. There are disclaimers on every single
thing we buy and use. The warnings on TV at the end of the Viagra ads, have me in stitches. (4 hours?, Sheesh!..I'd put myself on a reality show, were I to be so lucky
"Bang for buck" was the basis for my recommendation in my first post, never "Aghulas Current
Storm Chaser". Its no expedition boat but it is capable of ocean crossings in fair weather - people have done it. On balance, the Gemini is a reasonable and affordable starter to cruising catamarans. My thesis is that its better to get on the water
sooner rather than later, an affordable boat is key to this.
The ideal/perfect boat can come later after one has decided what one's priorities are. There are people on their 4th and 5th boat still in search of this elusive creature - "The Perfect Boat".