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shallow draft with 2 staterooms under $65k

first off, i am just beginning to look around for a shallow draft sailboat with 2 private staterooms for coastal cruising and maybe living aboard. it doesn't have to be fast or new and definitely not expensive. i am very familiar with powerboats and have some ideas about their quality, but i know very little regarding sailboat quality. i like the idea of a cruising cat but they are way out of my price range ( less than $65k). the morgan out island seems to be a good option for me. i live on the gulf coast and would be cruising primarily to the keys and bahamas, maybe carib. and possibly northeast for the summer. again, needs are shallow draft, 2 private staterooms, under $65k. any other recs?

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Might be able to get a Catalac 8m catamaran in that price range, or an Iroquois.


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