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post #3 of Old 09-01-2009
I'd rather be sailing
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I don't have one but looked at one years ago to purchase. We walked away due to the fact that their beam, in our opinion, makes them dangerous in seas. There aren't good handholds down below to grab if there's an issue, and the cockpit doesn't have too many places to brace. Other than that, I would always pick a Catalina over a Hunter. They use slightly higher quality equipment. On the other hand, look at boats that you don't recognize the name of - there are many boats of much higher quality that will be similarly priced, but may be a little older.

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