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Old 09-13-2017, 05:26 AM   #41
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"Have you actually had one?"

Back in the 60's I had a 45ft cold molded Hedly Nichol Voyager try built in then British Honduras , now Belize

Cats for coastal , trys for offshore was the rule then , as the ride is so much better ,

Did a couple of years sailing summers to New England and winters in St Thomas , via Bermuda.

Only rides on motor boat cats has been in sheltered waters , but behind St Barts I helped a number turn and anchor cats into the swells as beam too it was difficult to hang on with both hands. Most were 45 -60 ft .
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Old 09-13-2017, 06:11 AM   #42
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As I find myself saying to the occasional fearful visitors who panic when there's a tiny bit of boat movement:

If a boat didn't roll, it would be a caravan. Or a motorhome.
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