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GySgt 06-21-2007 11:07 AM

Considering a 22 ft Caravel built by Bristol
Ok gang, the old Marine is looking at this boat for my 1st boat. Any one have comments positive or negitive about the manufacture? I will have it surveyed for sure. Just wondering if it will be a good boat for the Sf Bay to practice my basic Keel boat lessons.

22 foot Bristol Sailboat

(And no Giu I will not send you a photo of my mug for you to photo shop) :)

USCGRET1990 06-21-2007 03:40 PM

Well...I'm no expert, but it looks just perfect to me!

TSteele65 06-21-2007 03:54 PM

It might be worth it for the slip alone!

GySgt 06-21-2007 04:02 PM

LOL, me too. It should be good to learn on, I am looking at that and a Dufour 24 footer

GySgt 06-21-2007 06:13 PM


Originally Posted by TSteele65
It might be worth it for the slip alone!

I agree, that slip/Marina is only 10 mins from my house, and the same Marina I take my lessons at.

Bardo 06-25-2007 08:44 AM


I have a Bristol 29, and have been very happy. The Bristols are known to be very well built in the "classic glass" style. My boat is a 1969 model and has not major issues with the hull or any other important system. Good luck!

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