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Comment by Ritchie Scott on January 30, 2009 at 7:35pm
She moves well in the water. Congrat's on your purchase!
Comment by mike sproull on July 6, 2008 at 1:29am
I also noticed you have no rigging shrouds and a free-standing mast,I looked into this and found out you have a carbon fiber mast and your boat should be a pleasure to handle.
Comment by mike sproull on July 6, 2008 at 1:13am
do you have a roller furling on the headsail?Hard to tell in your video although it doesn't look like it.Nice looking boat!
Comment by Jack Kamer on July 5, 2008 at 8:56pm
Congratulations Lola!! She looks beautiful and from what I've heard, she will be a great sailor.
It's a little hard to tell from the video, what color is the canvas?

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