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Columbia 24 Contender
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5 2434 Sat February 14, 2009
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Description: Columbia 24 Contender
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Location: maryland
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Review Date: Sun June 14, 1998 Would you recommend the product? Yes | Price you paid?: None indicated | Rating: 0 

 
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GREAT BOAT
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Review Date: Sun June 14, 1998 Would you recommend the product? Yes | Price you paid?: None indicated | Rating: 0 

 
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Review Date: Thu December 17, 1998 Would you recommend the product? Yes | Price you paid?: None indicated | Rating: 0 

 
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Almost full keel. Draft about 3 1/2 feet. Excellent handling but VERY wet in the cockpit from spray. Was a racing series just before fin keel boats; same era as the Coronado 25. Well built and the glass seems to hold up.
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Review Date: Mon May 24, 1999 Would you recommend the product? Yes | Price you paid?: None indicated | Rating: 0 

 
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Very stable, fun to sail in heavy wind. Not a lot of head room below, but how often do you go below. Purchased from 3rd or 4th owner who had nothing which describes the boats specifications, equipment, electrical layout, etc. Unfortunately, he also passed away before we could get together to go over details. After one year of sailing, it was not difficult to figure out; not a complicated rig. Would love to get my hands on a copy of the manufacturer's handbook of basic instructions. Any information would be appreciated.
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Registered: November 2008
Location: marble hill, ga
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Review Date: Sat February 14, 2009 Would you recommend the product? Yes | Price you paid?: None indicated | Rating: 8 

 
Pros: points well, great handling, spunky for a molded keel boat
Cons: compact cruiser not much room for enhancements

this is a great little cruiser. simple rigging, fun sized single handler. properly sailed, they'll keep up with 30+ footers. can't put down spray as a negative if you like water spraying on you, but when a lot of the other boats are heading for harbor due to weather, these little scrappers will allow you to have that much more fun. c'mon, get some.............

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