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Like you say, tons of info at Flying Scotģ Sailboats

I just don't see many come up for sail. I could be wrong though.
You are not wrong, FS owners made a good decision that sticks with them a lifetime so they don't usually sell their boats or when they do, they usually sell more quickly right at the club!!
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Can't speak for your locale but in the West the Lido 14 has been the primary sail training boat for 40-50 years (I even had one when young) available in all prices and vintages. Easily towed, beachable, lots of parts available and there are racing fleets in a lot of places so you can continue to enjoy it after you learn the basics. My neighbor has an O'day and they are similar.
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What kind of car and where are you going to put it??
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We had 4 adults in a West Wight Potter 15 for a daysail, Sailed well, was very stable and it should be easy to find one for <3k.

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Thank all of you who have posted. I will be doing more research on the different boats that you have mentioned. I will have to see if I can find some people to join here in Charlotte to get my feet wet with.
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