Hey, there -- The Columbia 22 is a great boat, very seakindly and forgiving. Also stoutly built. You might be interested in another online group just for Columbia 22 sailors and folks who are sharing info on how to restore the boats. It's on Yahoo groups. Check out --
Columbia22Sailboats : Columbia 22 Sailboats
See you there!
C-22 #319 "First Draft"