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FPB 83 – Wind Horse

“…One of the coolest boats I have had the pleasure to spend time on.
-Bill Parlatore, Passagemaker Magazine

Let us take you on a tour of the FPB prototype, Wind Horse.

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Posted by Steve Dashew  (November 15, 2012)    |    Comments (4)

Living With 360 Degree Views

We’ve been trying to describe what it is like to have the majority of our day to day experience aboard in an area with 360-degree views. Read the rest »

Posted by Steve Dashew  (January 24, 2012)    |    Comments (0)

Directional Control

“Wind Horse is well behaved. She tracks straight. The autopilot gain is set to its lowest level and we find our own way down the waves, showing us occasional bursts to 20 knots.”
–Yachting World Magazine

Most cruisers dream about trade wind passages: long periods with the wind and seas on the quarter, steady winds, and beautiful puffy clouds. But in the context of being comfortable at sea, trade wind sailing is often less desirable than other angles.

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Posted by Steve Dashew  (October 20, 2011)    |    Comments (0)

Stability, Comfort & Capsize Resistance

The ultimate safety test for any vessel bound offshore is how well it resists capsize. Many factors enter into this equation.

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Posted by Steve Dashew  (October 19, 2011)    |    Comments (0)