Latitudes & Attitudes TV's Bob Bitchin, reviews the Island Packet 420 cutter. IPs have a reputation of being world class cruising boats. When introduced in the mid 2000s, the IP 420 delivered bluewater capability with creature comforts and ease of handling for a crew of two. (LATV-S1:05)
This review is from Season 1 of Latitudes & Attitudes TV. Watch all five seasons, 65 episodes in all, of this iconic Sailing magazine TV series right here on Sailflix. https://www.sailflix.com/latitudes-attitudes-tv
For more about the IP 420's predecessor, an Island Packet 40 that sailed around the world, watch Sailing Quarterly producer, Joel Drubin in his video "Outfitting the Ideal Cruising Sailboat." https://www.sailflix.com/outfitting-the-ideal-cruising-sailboat
After filming for 6 years and 24 episodes, the Dubins purchased "Ventana" - an Island Packet 40. They outfitted her with many of the gear and customizations featured in the series. In this video, the Dubins give you a tour above and below decks, describing boat construction, sails, rigging, ground tackle, and other gear and features they selected.