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Re: New(ish) ca. 45 ft boats w large fwd&aft cabins
If you like your hanse, why not look for a mid 40' Hanse! To name a few that have floorplans of the type you want, Jeanneau, beneteau, bavaria, Catalina, Hunter, Elan, J-boat, Tartan, Island Packet, DuFour, Swan.........shall I go on?
If you want bigger, best to hit the boat shows, start looking at the docks. Try to get on other peoples boats when out cruising......when you find the boat you want, you will know it. Of course, if you can afford it, and want to go that way, take a trip south to the Mukeltio indian reservation, see Bob Perry, have him design your next boat, and have it built locally by one of many that can do so!
She drives me boat,
I drives me dinghy!