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Re: Hunter 356 - Anyone sailed on one?

Originally Posted by maccauley123 View Post
Faster, why are the legend boats better constructed? What specifically makes the 356 of poorer construction?
Actually I never said 'better constructed".. I think they are better looking boats, as good or better interiors, and a much nicer, conventional (full backstay/non B&R) fractional rig. I would expect construction issues are more or less on par, but don't know either way.

This is personal opinion and preference... I also don't like the 'hot tub cockpit' style they adapted at that time - but to each their own , nor the 'bayliners with rigs' look (to my eye)

No offence to all the happy owners - and in the interest of disclosure, I've only sailed past them, not on one...


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