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Re: Are Boats Built in the 70's Just Too Tired

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Originally Posted by Shinook View Post
Compare that to say, a Hunter, whose components and construction are clearly cheaper, of lower quality, and not as well thought out.
I'm not a big fan of Hunters but I totally disagree with the "not as well thought out" part of your post. My friends Hunter 38 is the most remarkably WELL thought out boat I have ever sailed. It does exactly what it was designed and built for, does it very well and is FULL of extremely well thought out and developed ideas and details.

I don't like their looks and I don't care for the B&R rig but other than that they are damn near perfect for cruising around here. I've never found anything about it (other than those two "minor" things) where I thought "I don't like the way they did that".
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