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Randy West

Randy West is a professional yachtsman and the author of The Hurricane Book: A Sailing Captain’s Memoirs.

To Buy a Boat

Ppalu – never give up on your dream

The 75ft Peter Spronk – designed catamaran Ppalu has, since her launching in 1978, been my favorite sailing yacht in the whole world. With her tiny transoms and ketch rig, clipper bows accented with lap-strake topsides, comfortable high speeds, large …

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