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Best Features of an Offshore Blue Water Boat – Part I – The Exterior

Ben Eriksen Carey Words 47 Comments

Our former boats — Elizabeth, a Bristol Channel Cutter 28 and Daphne, a Nor’sea 27 were fantastic blue water boats! Both designed by Lyle Hess, they are hard acts to follow. Both were built like tanks, and made to go anywhere. In this post I want to talk about a few of their on deck features we really liked, which …

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Two Boats

Teresa Carey Words 5 Comments

I extended my arm in front of me and aligned the side of my palm with the horizon. It was only three fingers width between the horizon and the sun. I had about forty-five minutes before sunset. Just as the sun was dipping below the horizon, I was turning into the Abescon Inlet. I circled around the green buoy marked …