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270' Original Design?
Last Post 19 May 2017 07:08 AM by Auxnoob. 1 Replies.
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12 May 2017 12:17 PM
    I've been in for about a year now, and in that time I've heard dozens of stories about how the 270' was originally supposed to be around 300', and that the acquisitions didn't have enough money, so it was redesigned and 30' was chopped off of the bow (hence the strange and stubby bow). I've also been told that their seakeeping is poor because of this.

    Are there any schematics or photos of their original design? I've always been interested to see how they were supposed to look.
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    19 May 2017 07:08 AM
    Pretty common story. I've heard it a lot. One son spent his first year on a 270 and can confirm the sea keeping abilities as... low. My future daughter-in-law is on one now and says in the Pacific its fine as the swells are very different than the Atlantic. My younger son reports to a 270 in 30 days. We seem to be around them a lot.

    That said, I can't help you with finding the original designs right now. However, my younger son will be home today and may have access to something like that.
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