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Old 03-27-2017, 05:04 PM   #19
jacquesm
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City: Vero Beach
Country: USA
Vessel Name: Lucky Dog
Vessel Model: Prairie 29
Join Date: Sep 2016
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The Prairie 29 has a very short waterline and such an open passage must have been hard.
I sailed all over the place, several Atlantic crossings but I reserve my little Prairie 29 for protected or semi-protected waters.
Those passages are not impossible, I was on a Prairie 29 that went back and forth to Santo Domingo and the one I bought did the Great loop, that means one 200 NM passage but I am too old for all that rolling and pitching.
The boat can take a lot more than I can.

I am still getting a feel the boat and right now, depending on my course, I prefer not go out with a wave period of less than 7 seconds. 10 is much better.
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