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Forum: Monohull Sailboats 06-09-2020, 09:53
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Forum: Monohull Sailboats 06-09-2020, 09:49
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Posted By svenkei
Re: Advice requested on these 4 blue water yachts for a circumnavigation

Dear Dennis,

I just would like to say that, yes, Amels are certainly on my list of potential future yachts. They are proven designs that indeed have a large group of helpful and dedicated...
Forum: Monohull Sailboats 01-09-2020, 03:54
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Re: Advice requested on these 4 blue water yachts for a circumnavigation

Thanks for the details on the insulation RobertL. I have a viewing planned for the Motiva and will pay extra attention to signs of rust in those areas.
Forum: Monohull Sailboats 27-08-2020, 23:22
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Posted By svenkei
Re: Advice requested on these 4 blue water yachts for a circumnavigation

Sure, I am also looking at them but find the nice ones to be above budget again.

I had a look at two Koopmans designs. Really nice lines, strong vessels and very seaworthy but I found them...
Forum: Monohull Sailboats 27-08-2020, 11:21
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Posted By svenkei
Re: Advice requested on these 4 blue water yachts for a circumnavigation

Hi basenay,

Surely you are right. Same as for those who say "you can sail any vessel around the world as long you have a competent crew".
Circumnavigating is not a goal by itself for me....
Forum: Monohull Sailboats 27-08-2020, 10:47
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Posted By svenkei
Re: Advice requested on these 4 blue water yachts for a circumnavigation

Thanks for your opinion there barnakiel, much appreciated.

I live in the Netherlands where we have a long history in designing and building quality steel and aluminium yachts. There are some real...
Forum: Monohull Sailboats 27-08-2020, 10:20
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Posted By svenkei
Re: Advice requested on these 4 blue water yachts for a circumnavigation

Thanks for sharing your experience with the Motiva 39DS RobertL

It is indeed not easy to find these yachts for sale or get insights from owners. But I do have an option for both a 42 Ketch as a...
Forum: Monohull Sailboats 27-08-2020, 03:51
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Posted By svenkei
Re: Advice requested on these 4 blue water yachts for a circumnavigation

Thanks for tips barnakiel, much appreciated.

I am living in The Netherlands myself where we have long history in building quality steel and aluminium yachts. Many mouthwatering examples of which...
Forum: Monohull Sailboats 26-08-2020, 11:13
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Posted By svenkei
Advice requested on these 4 blue water yachts for a circumnavigation

Dear Cruisers,

I am not new to sailing but I am a new member of this forum seeking advice on the purchase of a blue water sail yacht to cast the lines and set sail for distant shores.

I am...
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