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What's your dream boat?

If you could own any older sailboat fully refurbished and in mint condition, let's say between 35 and 45 feet what would it be and why?
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Here is one of the many threads here that broach the subject.
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OK - I'll play....

For long range or offshore... Passport 40

For coastal cruising.... maybe a Catalina 42 mKII
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Son of a .....

I wanted to say Passport 40, w/ pullman berth, but Faster beat me to it...

I suppose that's why his handle is what it is...
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Ok, here is another;

1998-1991 Pearson 38 (actually 36 feet LOA)
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Caliber 40LRC. And it has a pullman.
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Like the Caliber 40 LRC too,...but to be different and keep it reasonable size....Saga 43

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What I have, suits me just fine. Does what I need, gets me where I want to be, and lets me enjoy doing it. Lot more fun living the dream (even if on hold for a bit), than dreaming about something I won't ever have. But that's just an old curmudgeon's viewpoint
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65 foot catamaran of some sort is my dream... if I had the money would have to research. Or just get a F39 folding trimaran
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