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Review: Cape Horn 82' Expedition

Discussion in 'Yacht Reviews & Feature Stories' started by YachtForums, Oct 23, 2004.

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  1. Built with redundancy in mind, the Cape Horn 82' Trideck Expedition Yacht was designed to withstand the most grueling passages. A heavy gauge, double-planked steel hull is utilized to ensure safety in the shallows, while adding to the displaced weight beneath the waterline. This results in increased ballast and greater sea-keeping stability. To offset the weight of Cape Horn's hull, the superstructure is constructed from aluminum, which helps aids in reducing roll momentum.

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    Sea keeping stability on this yacht is also a by-product of a hard chine with active & passive bilge keel stabilization. A bulb is incorporated to add sub-surface length, which helps reduce pitching and its large expedition bow helps disperse spray in North Sea conditions. This provides excellent heavy weather capability and a seakindly motion that helps keep a land-lovers lunch down. For a short review with interior and exterior pictures, follow this link...[Read More]​
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