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Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   06-09-2007
Replies: 13
Views: 10,297
Posted By ktum6
Well, I do still read this now and then. :-) ...

Well, I do still read this now and then. :-)

On the whole the 32s5 worked really well. It is a light boat though, and you just have to use a small jib (90%) and be ready to reef a lot in the...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   07-17-2004
Replies: 13
Views: 10,297
Posted By ktum6
report + decision: beneteau 32s5

Thanks to all who have provided opinions during our boat search (particularly, a big thanks to Jeff H.).

After seeing a whole lot of boats we''ve finally had our offer on a beneteau first 32s5...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   06-27-2004
Replies: 7
Views: 7,295
Posted By ktum6
Beneteau First 38s5

Well, it''s been a while and I''ve seen a lot of boats. The 36.7 is a nice boat, but it''s definitely pricier. I''ve also come across the 36s7, which is not a Farr design. What''s the consensus on...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   05-12-2004
Replies: 2
Views: 4,431
Posted By ktum6
C&C 37+ (was beneteau first 38s5)

Jeff,

Thanks for the advice. You''re pretty much spot on on my budget. I''ll have to do some more homework on some of the boats you suggested. I have however looked at a few already, and I can say...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   05-11-2004
Replies: 2
Views: 4,431
Posted By ktum6
C&C 37+ (was beneteau first 38s5)

Upon a second visit to both boats (c&c 37+ and beneteau 38s5), the pendulum is swinging again. The c&c 37+ is looking better and better. For one thing I saw a lot of wear and tear on a 35s5 and I''m...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   05-11-2004
Replies: 7
Views: 7,295
Posted By ktum6
Beneteau First 38s5

Jeff,

thanks for the comments. Can you elaborate on why you''re not a fan of the c&C 37+? Speaking of being "less than ideal" upwind (both for the 38.5 and 37+ I suppose, though the 38.5 seems...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   05-09-2004
Replies: 7
Views: 7,295
Posted By ktum6
Beneteau First 38s5

I''ve been reading many of the threads on this board and I''ve seen many comments concerning the 38s5, both pro and con. I am considering buying one (1992) as I really like the lines and the feel of...
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