Re: Jeanneau 42 vs. Catalina 42
Originally Posted by SV Glossa
We placed an offer on the Catalina and the owner accepted. It's in better overall shape, even for an older boat, and it just has a nicer feel inside.... more homey. The engine has about 3300 hrs compared to 6900 on the Jeanneau. It's exciting but I will miss the Cal. I don't think the Catalina will be as fun to sail. It's a floating motorhome.
Congrats!... I think that was the better choice.. The Jeanneaus have their pluses but I think that the Catalina 42 is a winner.. MkI, I presume?
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