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Also... you will probably want to stay away from Charter Catamarans... If you're wondering why I say this... google Bumfuzzle.
We have a 2.5 hour car ride to our boat on Friday evening and 2.5 hour ride back on Sunday evening. We started reading out loud as a family activity at the beginning and are now up to July of 2006 We know all about CharterCats...

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You might also want to look at Gunboat 48 catamarans, designed by Melvin & Morelli. There is a good video of a Gunboat catamaran at www.safaricharter.com

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Oh gawd Labatt...don't go over to the dark side!! (g)
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Oh gawd Labatt...don't go over to the dark side!! (g)
Eventually, we'll be the majority of boats....

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Oh gawd Labatt...don't go over to the dark side!! (g)
LOL... lemme tell you.. it's a VERY tough decision. How can I go from looking at classic Bob Perry style designs to, well... not classic Bob Perry style designs. I told my wife I'd go for a Gunboat 62 Of course, the price MIGHT be an issue. But the thought that I can put my champagne flute and caviar on the table while it's blowing 30 and we're beating, and it won't end up in the bilge.. well, that has a certain charm. Plus, Pat on Bumfuzzle is a role model for me

I'm thinking that I should at least LOOK at them, and I'm just askin' which ones are good.

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With your budget...get the GUNBOAT 48, not the Gunboat 62... but I love that video of Safari just dusting the 80' monohull.
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LOL... lemme tell you.. it's a VERY tough decision. How can I go from looking at classic Bob Perry style designs to, well... not classic Bob Perry style designs. I told my wife I'd go for a Gunboat 62 Of course, the price MIGHT be an issue. But the thought that I can put my champagne flute and caviar on the table while it's blowing 30 and we're beating, and it won't end up in the bilge.. well, that has a certain charm. Plus, Pat on Bumfuzzle is a role model for me

I'm thinking that I should at least LOOK at them, and I'm just askin' which ones are good.

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