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Question Freedom 35 Cat ketch

I'm in the process of buying a used boat and found a boat that woke my interest. I'ts a Freedom 35 Designed by Gary Hoyt.

Are there anyone out there who has any expeeience of such a boat ?

You find more information here : FREEDOM 35 CAT KTCH sailboat on sailboatdata.com.. More than 6000 sailboats, sailing yachts, dinghies and sailing craft listed.

The boat I'm looking at is this one : Freedom 35 ketch | Stockholm | Blocket

The rigg is a spexial one I've never seen before so I have my doupts

Juhani
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to find our more information on Freedom boats I would suggest joining FreedomYachts.org • Index page
where you will get a more informed answer ans support from owners of these boat.
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Thanks, r.furborough

I've explored the site.

What I'm interested in is to find someone who actualy has experienced the Freedom 35 on sea.
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That Freedom model was , in my opinion, the worst boat they ever built. It is very slow. A friend of mine, big John, tried to race one to Hawaii single handed. He is a very good sailor and he was the dealer for Freedom. I think he dropped out of the race after three days. I have another story about that boat's performance but I think you get my drift.
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Thank You Bob Perry

I assumed a performance issue when I saw the boat and it is now confirmed
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Hani:
Don't get me wrong. I am not anti Freedom rig and in fact I sailed the early Freedom 40 in the mid 70's and I was impressed. But that model just did not work and the rig was one one component of why that boat did not work.
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