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Ericsons, Islanders, Cals in the 28-32 ft. Range?


I'm moving up from a Ranger 23 to a larger boat so I can get my wife and two small kids into sailing. Right now I see an Ericson 32 for sale in my area, plus an Islander Bahama 30, and a Cal 29 that I'm going to go check out. There is also a Ranger 29 I may look at.

This would be a SF Bay boat, with some coastal trips. Family crusing, plus some beer can racing.

Any testimonials on these designs? I'd like to spend less than $20K.

The Ericson had some blistering that the owner took car of a few years ago. Should I expect to find blisters on these boats? How do you tell a serious blister, or that would suggest a structural deficiency?

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