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Re: Catalina 42 ... Why not?

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Originally Posted by SteveInMD View Post
As a racer I was skeptical of Catalinas. However, I now own a Catalina 42 and I must say I'm impressed. I believe they are a solid, well built boats that sail better than I expected. I'd buy one again.
But what would you do with two of them??

I, too, think they'd be a great boat, though perhaps a pretty critical eye should be taken prior to an ocean crossing.

Lesser boats have done it, I'm sure...

Ron

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".. there is much you could do at sea with common sense.. and very little you could do without it.."
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