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Old 08-05-2015, 08:52 PM   #41
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Originally Posted by ksanders View Post
We have a pilothouse boat, Galley up. For us the cooking is part of the social part of the boat.

The pilothouse gives us good separation for night cruising but we don't do much of that since in the summer the sun doesn't go down until Very late or not at all here in Alaska

What Kevin said.
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Thanks, Oliver
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Old 08-05-2015, 08:59 PM   #42
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Galley down reduces rolling for the cook while underway. The lower in the boat, the less the rolling. Also, as others have posted, the dishes are not in your face if you choose not to tackle immediately after dinner.

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Old 08-05-2015, 09:04 PM   #43
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Originally Posted by BruceK View Post
a V-berth in Tom`s boat is a great set up for a couple.

And for people with no friends. Like us.
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Old 08-05-2015, 09:16 PM   #44
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Originally Posted by Tom.B View Post
And for people with no friends. Like us.

Thanks Tom, way to steal my thunder buddy.

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Old 08-11-2015, 09:07 PM   #45
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Originally Posted by Marin View Post
When we were contemplating acquiring a GB46 we much preferred the galley down configuration. It makes the main cabin a lot more roomy, open and versatile.
I hadn't looked at the GB 46 until you mentioned it and I see what you mean. Galley down also provides for a port side door. I like!
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Old 08-11-2015, 09:26 PM   #46
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Originally Posted by ksanders View Post
Woa!!! As a for example I've never seen a pilothouse boat with a galley down design. Not to say they do not exist but galley down design is not common on pilothouse boats..
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