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Re: Bluewater - 1980 Hunter 33 or 1973 Contest 33

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Originally Posted by rparuszkiewicz View Post
I'm looking at a 1980 Hunter 33. The boat needs some work and has been on the hard for a few years. I am not an experienced sailer but I have owened power boats all my life and I am handy at doing repairs. Is this a good boat or should I look for a cleaner one? Thanks, Ron
This is one of the "Cheribuni" Hunters.. conservative, solid generally well regarded boats.

"Needs some work" is a fairly open-ended statement that could mean a new battery or a complete deck recore... details will help, as will pictures, but caution is called for. It's easy to get into a 'steal of a deal' and end up paying and paying until the boat is 'right'.. often more in the end than buying a better version to start with. Not to mention the sailing time lost in the meantime

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