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I acquired a "free" Catalina 22 with a 9.9 Johnson outboard included back in 1998 that did not have a keel. I bought the keel and had a yard do that and some other work. Had the outboard overhauled. The rest of the work I did myself. Spent a year off and on getting her ready and launched her in 1999. Got four good years of sailing out of her, then I bought a new, larger boat in 2003. The C-22 is still alive and well and moored at a private dock in Lewes, DE, where my brother-in-law has enjoyed the use of it for the past three years.
Given my budget at the time, I found the cost I put into the boat more than acceptable for the amount of use I was able to get out of it (vs. chartering Tanzer 22s for day sails from the sailing school where I did my basic and intermediate keel boat classes).
Last edited by SailinJay; 05-18-2006 at 03:40 PM.