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  1. #21
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    Default Re: Get your chequebook out.

    Quote Originally Posted by upcountry2 View Post
    Manky Auld Boat....
    A term used to signify boats made of glass reinforced polyester resin in the 20th century.

  2. #22
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    Default Re: Get your chequebook out.

    Quote Originally Posted by upcountry2 View Post
    Manky Auld Boat....
    But of course. Ancestor to the AWB I would guess.
    The water is always bluer on the other side of the ocean.

  3. #23
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    Default Re: Get your chequebook out.

    The Cats look a lot more individual, the Monos, to my eye, look very generic and biased more to racer / cruiser than cruiser / racer.
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  4. #24
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    Default Re: Get your chequebook out.

    Quote Originally Posted by westhinder View Post
    +1
    Not boring, not average either
    Yup totally agree. I would much prefer one these to a MAB any day.

    Still, I will have to stick with my not yet quite (but getting there) MAB for now.

  5. #25
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    Default Re: Get your chequebook out.

    I loved the description of the Beneteau Oceanis 30.1
    It says "To keep things fun, owners will have the choice of a tiller or a wheel." The photo clearly shows twin wheels (in a 30 footer!). Just to make it really fun can I have a wheel on one side and a tiller on the other?
    Working on immortality - One day at a time.

  6. #26
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    Default Re: Get your chequebook out.

    All the cruising ones look like they've all come from the same designer's CAD system, with the scale button being pressed.

    The Beneteau 30.1 looks properly stupid with it's two "mini wheels".

  7. #27
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    Default Re: Get your chequebook out.

    Quote Originally Posted by LadyInBed View Post
    The Cats look a lot more individual, the Monos, to my eye, look very generic and biased more to racer / cruiser than cruiser / racer.
    With the exception of the J99, Italia and Sunfast 3300 They are cruiser racer at best. GS34 is too heavy. X looks like a conventional fast cruiser, Swan ditto but they are unlikely to sell many as racers. The world has moved on.
    The rest are pure cruisers. No chance of finding any of them on a race course.
    You never know, I might be right!

  8. #28
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    Default Re: Get your chequebook out.

    Quote Originally Posted by Bobc View Post
    ....

    The Beneteau 30.1 looks properly stupid with it's two "mini wheels".

    Not my cup of tea. A marina boat. Nearly 6ft 6in headroom, Under 25% ballast ratio and a beam similar to a Rival 32.

    Dear me Beneteau:

    "...............opening up endless possibilities for sailing...................as well as coastal sailing and high sea adventures"

  9. #29
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    Default Re: Get your chequebook out.

    Quote Originally Posted by doug748 View Post
    Not my cup of tea. A marina boat. Nearly 6ft 6in headroom, Under 25% ballast ratio and a beam similar to a Rival 32.

    Dear me Beneteau:

    "...............opening up endless possibilities for sailing...................as well as coastal sailing and high sea adventures"
    Of course none of the old grumpies on here like any of the new boats - but probably not likely buyers of any new boats anyway?

    Mr Snooks of our host magazine tested this boat and was quite impressed https://www.yachtingmonthly.com/revi...u-oceanis-30-1

    It is nice to see a major builder producing a moderate sized boat, rather than just going bigger and bigger - and though not seen one it sounds like an interesting boat that might just attract some younger buyers, such as ex-dinghy sailors (who would probably not even consider an ancient MAB).
    The narrow beam is to facilitate road transport I think.

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