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    Posted: 19 Mar 20 at 6:36pm
Not for sail, never likely to be but Jzerro all the way



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Post Options Post Options   Quote Jack Sparrow Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 19 Mar 20 at 6:04pm

Listen to the opening statement and I think we know who iGRF is modelling himself on and his grand expedition.

Don't buy a boat iGRF, build it out of Reed Grass... like a real man. ;-)
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Follow Frank Dye. Get the Wayfarer out and turn right instead of left
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Didn't think you wanted to haggle  LOL thought you wanted to escape at all costs, you will need to be armed, pirates will be after your loo rolls.
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Lot of disparity in those Contessa 32 prices, what would one look out for, is it the age, or the equipment they come with I wonder?
https://www.theyachtmarket.com/en/boats-for-sale/sailing-boats/contessa/32/
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Open 60 and foil across. Rather defeats the object as you get there is 5 days, but you might get lucky and snap the foils, lose the rig and have to get across under jury rig taking several weeks.

Otherwise, Contessa 32.
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Post Options Post Options   Quote iGRF Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 17 Mar 20 at 12:58pm
Originally posted by 423zero

Here  Smile try this one.


Needs a launching trolley surely?
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Post Options Post Options   Quote KazRob Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 17 Mar 20 at 12:36pm
We once met an American lad in Durban RSA who had sailed all the way from the Great Lakes (Chicago?) in a Hunter 19 with his German Shepherd dog. How on earth he took the dog for a walk remains a puzzle.
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28ft? You looking for luxury - you'll be demanding a sauna next.

10ft is plenty:


(probably helps to be insane beforehand)
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