Re: Suggestions for my next boat
A better definition of your budget range, and 'age limit' would be helpful.
The length bracket and your headroom requirements may be a tad troublesome. Certainly most of the J boats in that range would be out, not only on budget factors.
1984 Fast/Nicholson 345 "FastForward"
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