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Originally Posted by Jeff_H View Post
More to the point, there are boats out there in your price range that would make a reasonable performance cruiser that would suit your goals, the Cal 9.2 isn't one of them. (The Tartan 30 and Bristol 33/34 although both have similar rig proportions would be good starting points).
Wow, that's really helpful and really coincidental. I just sent an inquiry email to a broker handling an older (1971) Bristol 35 Sloop that sounded like it was just the sort of boat I wanted--slow and stable, but with plenty of creature comforts and can be singlehanded. Thanks so much for setting me straight. I think I'll pass on the Cal.
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