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Twenty Adventure 40 Core Principles

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As I was reading through the existing posts on the boat to get myself in the Adventure 40 mindset, it struck me that sticking with the core principles that govern the boat's design is actually quite a challenge, even for me who conceived the boat in the first place. All of the principles are defined in the posts, but they are scattered about to the point that it would be very easy to stray and, in so doing, screw up the boat.

So I resolved to make myself a cheat sheet to make sure I stayed focused. And then it struck me that I should share that:

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John was born and brought up in Bermuda and started sailing as a child, racing locally and offshore before turning to cruising. He has sailed over 100,000 miles, most of it on his McCurdy & Rhodes 56, Morgan's Cloud, including eight ocean races to Bermuda, culminating in winning his class twice in the Newport Bermuda Race. He has skippered a series of voyages in the North Atlantic, the majority of which have been to the high latitudes. John has been helping others go voyaging by sharing his experience for twenty years, first in yachting magazines and, for the last 12 years, as co-editor/publisher of AAC.

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