Again, do not plan on killing anyone
Posted by: NewbTastic on Sep-20-12 10:19 AM (EST)
"I think you are proabably posting this as a hypothetical informational challenge rather than actually planning to plop newbies in Force 5 winds so I will treat it as such (and avoid lectures on the dangers of big water and novices.)"
As I said to Celia, pls to pay close attention to what I said in the OP: this is a boat for friends/family who GET INTO the sport.
They would be brought along slowly, not pitched into the Pacific on one of their first outings. I am no executioner. o_0
Your recommendation of the Venture Easky as being a cheap 'eventual ocean boat' is appreciated. I think those are even on sale at my local dealer right now.