"Any damn fool can navigate the world sober. It takes a really good sailor to do it drunk." - Sir Francis Chichester when asked why he carried so much alcohol on his solo sail around the world.

Wednesday, April 7, 2021

1992 Sailing World Tripp 47 Ad

 Here's an ad from Sailing World, October 1992. The thing that stands out for me is the LW (waterline length) of 38'10". My measured waterline is listed as 40.33'. I wonder if they declared a shorter length to make the boat appear slower, at least rating wise.