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Forum: Monohull Sailboats 16-09-2010, 06:44
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Posted By barnakiel
BCC a POCKET cruiser ??? Sure a sweet boat,...

BCC a POCKET cruiser ???

Sure a sweet boat, but hardly a pocket cruiser, and for hardly any pocket ...

barnie
Forum: Monohull Sailboats 23-05-2010, 09:47
Replies: 122
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Posted By barnakiel
And I do not think a boat has to be up to BBC,...

And I do not think a boat has to be up to BBC, BCC, CBC, CNN or any other standards to safely venture offshore. Such standards can be guidelines (but do not try this with EC standards ...).But a safe...
Forum: Monohull Sailboats 04-04-2010, 18:05
Replies: 122
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Posted By barnakiel
Sailboatdata, actually. And your inference...

Sailboatdata, actually.

And your inference is wrong - I have seen a couple of Flickas. Off course, seeing is not knowing. But I have never claimed knowing.

b.
Forum: Monohull Sailboats 27-03-2010, 18:57
Replies: 122
Views: 105,696
Posted By barnakiel
Oldsalt - correct - the Contessa was not named...

Oldsalt - correct - the Contessa was not named Contessa when made on your shore of the Pond, was she? What was it? Taylor?

b.
Forum: Monohull Sailboats 27-03-2010, 18:24
Replies: 122
Views: 105,696
Posted By barnakiel
Yes, you are right - I have not sailed a Flicka...

Yes, you are right - I have not sailed a Flicka round the world. I have sailed an Allegro 27. (26', 3000 kg, light).

Yes, I consider a 18' LWL boat very small for a safe circumnavigation. Yes - I...
Forum: Monohull Sailboats 24-03-2010, 19:22
Replies: 122
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Posted By barnakiel
Flicka - too small (if she is 20 as the name...

Flicka - too small (if she is 20 as the name suggests),
Albin - too voluminous cockpit, too low coamings (easy to get pooped),

Ericsons - I know a guy circumnavigated in a 9 meter one. But 9m is...
Forum: Monohull Sailboats 23-03-2010, 19:36
Replies: 122
Views: 105,696
Posted By barnakiel
A small boat is never safe. About comfort do not...

A small boat is never safe. About comfort do not worry either - not much of it in this LOA range. We buy some safety with size - for a small boat the bad weather starts earlier than for her bigger...
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