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Any suggestions on finding a good size boat (25' - 30') that has a 4' 6" or less draft. I am thinking about joining a Yacht clud in Norwalk CT, but they have shallow mooring field. I saw a couple of Hunters and O'Days with drafts in that range, but was wondering if you all had any other suggestions. Thank you.
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Any boat with a centerboard or lifting keel in that size range would probably do. The Tartan 27 I believe is another that'd qualify, with better sailing characteristics and looks than the Hunters. Lots of multihulls would also qualify.

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How about a Cal 2-27 , Cape Dory 25D or 27, Bristol 27, Albin Vega or my favorite Halman 27 Horizon

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The Sabre 28 draws less than 4 and a half. Very happy with mine. Mostly overnight to 3 day cruises and some club racing.

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