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Old 11-14-2012, 08:09 AM   #19
Marin
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Originally Posted by manyboats View Post
And before I went offshore I'd be looking for a boat that is good at handling following seas. I think that ability is questionable in at least most of the boats mentioned so far. All about the same as the GB though ... or worse.
A GB can be quite a handful in a following sea, particularly in the steep-sided, rapidly moving, close-interval wind waves we get in the PNW. A rounded stern boat or a double ender would be a much better choice if down-sea running was going to be a significant part of one's boating.
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