30-40 Ft Boat - Page 2 - SailNet Community
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
post #11 of 15 Old 03-19-2007
Senior Member
 
Valiente's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2006
Location: Toronto
Posts: 5,491
Thanks: 0
Thanked 2 Times in 2 Posts
Rep Power: 12
   
A CS 33 might be a good choice as well. The CS 36 is out of your price range. A C&C 33 or 34 is great, but watch for soaked balsa. Lake Superior can get hairy, I hear...and damn cold...so you might want to consider a boat that can carry an Esper/Webasto system or at least a diesel bulkhead heater, if only to extend the short season you've got. On the upside, favour fuel tankage over water tankage, because you can carry bottles from shore and in a pinch Superior is still clean enough to drink out of, or so I would assume. Erie, not so much.
Valiente is offline  
Quote Quick Reply Share with Facebook
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #12 of 15 Old 03-19-2007
Here .. Pull this
 
Join Date: Jan 2007
Posts: 2,031
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 10
 
CS boats are the best in the world and you will be eternally happy if you are fortunate enough to become an owner of one

http://www.yachtworld.com/core/listi...02&searchtype=

Last edited by Sailormann; 03-26-2007 at 11:45 PM.
Sailormann is offline  
Quote Quick Reply Share with Facebook
post #13 of 15 Old 03-19-2007
moderate?
 
camaraderie's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2002
Location: East Coast
Posts: 13,877
Thanks: 0
Thanked 6 Times in 6 Posts
Rep Power: 17
     
Well...I'm gonna suggest you take a look at a center cockpit boat like the Irwin 37--38. With the kids aboard...it is really nice to have some privacy and a real aft cabin. The price range for these should be doable for you but condition on the used market is very variable so you might have to look a bit to find the right one.
camaraderie is offline  
Quote Quick Reply Share with Facebook
post #14 of 15 Old 03-26-2007
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2001
Posts: 127
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 15
 
If you are looking to go used, Stay with a name brand quailty boat. If you are going new, I highly recommend the Dehler, The Dufour, The Tartan..
You will find boats betwen 32 and 34 feet by those manufactures that will really provide a lot more "fun" sailing and capability than say the Catalina type of boat.. ( I just sold my Catalina that I bought new).
Bluesmoods is offline  
Quote Quick Reply Share with Facebook
post #15 of 15 Old 03-26-2007
Here .. Pull this
 
Join Date: Jan 2007
Posts: 2,031
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 10
 
CS boats - the 30 and the 33 can be had in your price range - are the best boats in the world. They are faster than any other boat. They are better built than any other boat, and a recent study suggests that children who sail on them perform better in advanced mathematical and spatial skills testing

Seriously though, they are an option that you should consider...

http://www.yachtworld.com/core/listi...02&searchtype=
http://www.yachtworld.com/core/listi...02&searchtype=
Sailormann is offline  
Quote Quick Reply Share with Facebook
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

By choosing to post the reply above you agree to the rules you agreed to when joining Sailnet.
Click Here to view those rules.

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the SailNet Community forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
Please note: After entering 3 characters a list of Usernames already in use will appear and the list will disappear once a valid Username is entered.


User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in









Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.




Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Second Thoughts on the Ideal Cruising Boat Stede Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 24 11-01-2009 08:12 AM
IOR...CCA... help! sherbet Boat Review and Purchase Forum 7 05-22-2006 09:38 PM
Wood boat for first time cruise... slimqs Boat Review and Purchase Forum 5 03-09-2006 10:25 PM
Cradle me to paint. SailinCowboy General Discussion (sailing related) 3 11-04-2003 08:00 AM
Freshwater vs Saltwater boat; ASA courses NJW3 Boat Review and Purchase Forum 6 09-06-2003 06:42 AM

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome