Seaward Yachts has several nice 25-26 footers out there. They are probably fancier versions of the Catalina's. If you want to go a cheaper route a Balboa 26 is a nice boat. If a little smaller but saltier looking boat a Compac 23 would make a nice choice. All of the boats mentioned have been produced in large numbers and are designed for trailerablility. The downside is that none of them are really built for speed. But then again that may not be much of a criteria for you.
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