Just another Moderator
Join Date: Sep 2005
Location: New Westminster, BC
Thanked 477 Times in 451 Posts
Rep Power: 10
I don't know what availability is like in your area, but the Cal 29, Ranger 29 &30, C&C 30 (and of course others) would all fit the bill if you're looking at boats of that vintage.
Up the budget and you can look at CS30, C&C 30MkII and the larger/newer models of other mainstream builders such as Catalina 30, Beneteau and (gasp) Hunters (mid 80s or older IMHO)
Assuming they'll let you put a 30 footer in that slip...
1984 Fast/Nicholson 345 "FastForward"
".. there is much you could do at sea with common sense.. and very little you could do without it.."
Capt G E Ericson (from "The Cruel Sea" by Nicholas Monsarrat)