Re: Catalina 30 or 34 for SF bay?
I sail on the bay with my Catalina 25....you will notice that there a ton of Catalina's on the bay. The 25 is much to small and I am also looking for something a little bigger (something the wife and kids can sleep on).
I went to the boat show in Jack London Square a couple of weeks ago and there were some nice Catalina's (used ones as well) there.
I think there was some good advice given in another post regarding the keel - deeper is better for the bay.