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Boat Notes | C&C 48 Morning Star

When the 1973 C&C 48 Morning Star sidled up to H-Dock at Shilshole Bay Marina around noon, not a breeze was blowing. Flags sat limp and, once stopped, even the anemometer atop her double spreader rig sat lifeless. It was an exceptionally warm spring day in the Pacific Northwest, though, and my hope was that any amount […]

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Sailing upwind on a beautiful day in Seattle

Boat Notes | Hallberg-Rassy 39 Artful Dodger

Forty feet, one inch. That’s the length overall (LOA) of the Hallberg-Rassy 39. At that length it’s hard to imagine finding a center cockpit boat that doesn’t look like a floating wedding cake and actually sails well. Fortunately, in true Hallberg-Rassy fashion, they hit the mark on both styling and performance with this boat. Designed by noted […]

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