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Old 01-25-2016, 01:11 PM   #15
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Some people claim a Europa is simply a sedan with covered decks so that makes "sedan" is the correct generic name covering both configurations. I don't necessarily argue that, but I never use the term "sedan" to describe a Europa because "sedan" says nothing about whether the decks are covered or not.
I made my reply before I read this(I do have a tendency to skim). I will agree with this. Sedan is a general term. It is a term that relates to the layout and configuration of a boat. Whether the aft and side decks are covered does not alter the basic configuration or layout of the boat. So I will stay with my above statement. To be honest, I have a hard time calling ANY boat a "Europa" unless it is a Grand Banks. For me, it is almost a trademark. If I see a Marine Trader with covered aft and side decks I will likely refer to it as a Europa styled boat....in the end, they are all sedans!!!!...
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