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Here are some pictures One of these days I'll get 10 posts and will be able to post normal links but until then


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Looks like a pretty boat..

BTW, here is his web gallery of photos. LINK

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Hi. I purchased my first sailboat at 24 as well. I used to own a 1977 Catalina 27 and to this day ( I am 44 now) it was the sailboat that I had the most fun with. The boat sailed easily, was easy to maintain, I could have a small group out and have a great time . The only thing about that boat that I did not like was that it had an outboard engine that just did not have enough power to get me out of a pinch when it was really windy, ie: docking. I later went on to have an Ericson 38 and then a Hans Christian 33 which I lived aboard for a few years. My main advice is: buy a boat with an inboard engine, you will loose a bit of space below on some models but the prop being low on the water is what you need. I think that the 27 is a beautiful boat as well. I hope this helps.
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I was looking for something similar to your criteria three years ago and settled on a Great Dane 28 and I'm very happy with my slow boat as Giu calls them. One of the best things about this boat is a very active owners group. I didn't think about that when I bought, but an active group of owners is a real asset when it comes time to upgrade of effect a repair. I find the following site beneficial when evaluating a boat. Sail Calculator Pro v3.52 - 2000+ boats.

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I would vote for the C&C 27 because of its great sailing performance. There should be dozens of them up & around Canadian waters.
The Cascade 29's were built in Portland,OR during the hey day of fiberglass boat building. Many were owner finished-interiors because sailors could buy them inexpensively by finishing the interiors themselves. There are many Cascades still sailing today up in the Pacific Northwest. They had a loose network of sales outlets when sailboat production flourished during the 1970's.
The Cascade 29 was designed by Robert A. Smith, formerly with Sparkman & Stephens. Cascade Yacht Builders built boats from 1956 - today. Cascade still produces their C-29, although the molds have been relocated to Warrenton,OR [across the bay from Astoria] but productiion of new Cascade 29s will begin this fall.

Just a little trivia re: Cascade Yacht Builders

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[QUOTE=sailingdog;249696]Mxtommy-

Looks like a pretty boat..

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those shots in the snow made me shiver!
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