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post #9 of Old 01-29-2009
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How many people are going to be on the boat, and for how long? If it's just you, then I would suggest the Pearson 30 would about the best of the lot. I spent a long weekend on one this past summer and I was very impressed with how that boat sailed. However, it's pretty small for a 30' and would be OK for 2 people, but I think it would great right for even two people after an extended time.

You didn't write what you are really looking for, but I would guess there are lots more boats for you to consider, like Catalina 27 and 30, O'day 28, 30, Newport 27, 28, 30, etc.

Good luck,

Barry Lenoble
Deep Blue C, 2002 C&C 110
Mt. Sinai, NY

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