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The plan is for the 47LRC to be a family cruiser, capable of covering long distances in comfort, like a trawler. To that end, the boat has wave-piercing bows, like many passenger and cargo ferry cats, instead of planing hulls. That design produced a soft ride on San Francisco Bay’s moderate seas and is likely […]
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