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Re: Sailboat under $5000 for Puget Sound
I didn't notice the swing keel, I agree on avoiding those if you don't have any use for a trailer.
The Catalina 27 was made in both inboard and outboard forms, it's nice that this is an outboard model. It is easy to see which version the boat is from the rear, but they don't have any good photos from there. I still don't think it's an amazing deal, but it could be if you do a careful inspection and haul out and see that it is in good condition with no blisters or a smile or anything else. If it has new sails, an autopilot, recent rebedding of deck hardware, new running or standing rigging then it's under priced.
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