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SAIL7NAV 08-08-2002 07:19 PM

Hunter 40
thinkng about a Hunter 40 for a liveaboard
and coastal cruiser -- all comments welcome
and thanks

tsenator 08-08-2002 09:34 PM

Hunter 40
Do it....................Don''t look back.

WHOOSH 08-17-2002 04:18 AM

Hunter 40

If you''d like to correspond with a couple doing just that - living aboard a H40 in St. Pete, FL for the past 4 years - feel free to contact me via the Message Board and I''ll pass along their email address. Nice folks and this isn''t the first boat they''ve lived aboard.

My impressions (lived aboard 3 boats now) are that it''s spacious, has a great aft cabin, a great galley, and is relatively easy to keep up. OTOH I''m unimpressed with the narrow/confined forward cabin, would hate to take the boat offshore (no sea berth, no bilge, not enough storage, cockpit isn''t particularly comfortable on a heel) and I find the settee cushions on both sides of the main cabin too narrow - just can''t seem to relax and ''settle in''. However, if it were my boat I''d be able to stretch out on one length-wise and probably wouldn''t find this a problem.

Will you need to heat or air-condition the boat where you''ll be living aboard?


mirhon 12-30-2008 06:38 PM

I Am Thinking Of A Catalina 36 To 40 For The Same Purpose. Owned 2 Catalinas In The Past So I Am Partial, Sorry. Good Luck To The Both Of Us. And Good Sailing!

waternwaves 05-31-2009 02:24 AM

I have an h40. live on it a couple of nights a week.

go do it.

poopdeckpappy 05-31-2009 02:42 AM

Gotta 2006 H45CC I'll sell ya

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