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Re: Cal 28 Vs. Catalina 27 livaboard

The old Cal 28s are tough boats.. and they are pretty roomy considering the flush deck, this gives more 'space' because you get full width for the full height of the interior. Not sure how the headroom would truly compare between the two.

As SBS suggests, compare the two directly and go with what 'feels' right, assuming otherwise similar issues. The Cal could well be in better shape despite the extra 8 years.. that's going to come down to maintenance and upkeep of the various previous owners.

Cals were built in California, Vancouver and quite possibly on the east coast as well.


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