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post #15 of Old 02-07-2007
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I used to charter an Oceanus (390 or 395). Great sailing boat. You need to ognore all of the Beneteau bashers online as there are many. I generally keep my mouth shut on what kind of boat to buy as most askers are in the dark about their question. It is obvious by the way you framed your question you know what you want. The use that you have described is exactly what the Beneteau shines at. Keep in mind that they build boats for the charter fleets and that should tell you alot since you are going to use it the same way, a week at a time. In fact based on your post above, maybe owning a charter boat is the way to go for you, have you considered that. Good luck in your decision and don't let the naysayers bring you down.
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