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Old 03-22-2011, 04:50 PM   #20
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City: Southampton
Country: BERMUDA
Vessel Name: ANDROMEDA
Vessel Model: MAINSHIP 400
Join Date: Jan 2011
Posts: 147
RE: switching to a trawler from a cruiser

Don't kid your self *big boats can bounce around like *plastic ducks in a bath tub.

**That ocean out there has no friends

**There were 4 of us on a full displacement Nordhavn 47 , we went miles off shore *to pump the bilges , on the return trip we were headed down 6 ft seas towards the out flowing Lucie river inlet in Florida , *the boat was bouncing all over the ocean,*an airline pilot had the helm, *the boat broached, *the pilot over corrected the helm, *the boat spun round like a top, i was thrown across the pilot *house and headed for the door , the coffee maker in the galley flew across the main salon,and the coffee table flipped up side down.

**Be care full what you pray for.
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