Smallest boat to sail ocean safely?

Discussion in 'Stability' started by ali3, Aug 15, 2011.

  1. BATAAN
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    Sharpii2- Cool. Kind of like sailing life rafts.
     
  2. DennisRB
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    Yes that's the one. I have also read that book 3 times. :) I also met Surge at the Brisbane boat show years ago when he was promoting his book.
     
  3. m3mm0s rib
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    I do not know the waters there, but certainly in the ocean do not do heroes
     
  4. Wavewacker
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    So, what do you guys think of Paradox, by Matt Layden?
     
  5. m3mm0s rib
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    I think with such a small boat you can not seriously consider open to the ocean. At sea, the length is irreplaceable. So if they built a 30-35 foot boat will have more comfort and certainly more security
     

  6. GTO
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    Seems like Gerry Speiss' Yankee Girl is the definitive "small cruising boat".
    Although with a length of 10' but displacing 2000 pounds loaded, it was quite a chunk of a boat.

    www.microcruising.com
     
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