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An Ericson 29 might be a good choice. The Dufour 27 is another possible choice. The Grampian 30 is another. The Hunter 33 Cherubini, Morgan 30, Pearson Vanguard and Newport 30 also fit your needs.

There are alot of boats in your price range that meet the criteria you have. It would help if you said what area of the country you sail and what kind of sailing you intend to do.

If your top budget is $20,000, I would highly recommend you save about $3-4000 of it for doing upgrades, repairs and modifications to the boat...

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