Members' Online Book: How To Buy a Cruising Boat, Chapter 21 of 27

6 Warnings About Buying Fibreglass Boats

So many choices.

Moving on from my article on hull materials, here are six kind of random but important things that Phyllis and I are taking into account as we think about buying a fibreglass boat.

And at least two of these warnings apply to the purchase of boats built from other materials, too.

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John

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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