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Old 02-16-2020, 05:00 PM   #1
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Waves

Curious what seas Jefferson owners are comfortable with. Just moved ports from Gulf to Atlantic side and much different conditions.

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Old 02-16-2020, 06:12 PM   #2
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What matters is what YOU are comfortable with. Get out there and see. Plus a Jefferson 57, for instance is going to be a different story that a 42. Not to mention they had a variety of designs and hull forms.
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Old 02-16-2020, 06:18 PM   #3
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Greetings,
Mr. R. Waves are waves are waves EXCEPT in the Gulf Stream when the wind has any north vector in it. So from WNW to ENE, beware.
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In my experience with numerous boats. The boat will handle way more than you are comfortable with.

I think a 42 foot Jefferson should handle between 6 and 7 footers. Better have everything ship shape though.

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