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Old 08-11-2006
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Please help me choose a boat!

Yes, that is the price rance I am looking for. It's their lack of similarities that makes it difficult.

From what I've gathered, and I'm the first to admit my knowledge is limited, the Bene is made for light cruising, possible living and entertaining.

The Tartan is a cruiser which can race as well.

The X-37 seems the most geared towards racing of the three., but that's my perception from my research.

If I could find the external beauty of the Tartan (I prefer the flat back, not the step down platform of the Beneteau) with the internal beauty of the Bene, incl. the 2 heads and the more spacious staterooms (non-V-berth), I'd buy it today.

The X-37 seems to be a good mid-point between the two, but I haven't found enough info to see if they are well-built, what issues they have,...
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