SailNet Community - View Single Post - Shopping around for the 10-20yr boat, need some info on the CS33's
View Single Post
post #26 of Old 06-21-2017
boatpoker
Dirt Free
 
boatpoker's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: Toronto
Posts: 2,530
Thanks: 22
Thanked 144 Times in 139 Posts
Rep Power: 12
 
Re: Shopping around for the 10-20yr boat, need some info on the CS33's

Quote:
Originally Posted by FreeAgent View Post
I think Mirage owners would be happy to hear that! But in reality, the two boats are really in a different class. Displacements provide a guide: CS36 15,500lb; Mirage 35 10,000lb; CS 33 10,000lb; Mirage 33 9,300lb. In rough terms, we paid for boats by the pound!

The Mirage 33 and CS-33 were on market at same time. CS higher quality finish & better sailing performance, Mirage more interior room, better engine and better glasswork. The Mirage 35 is same boat as 33 with reverse transom. The 35 had gradual improvement in interior finish up until end of production in late 80s.

Mirage made a practice of extending their Robert Perry boats - 26 became 27, 30 became 32, 33 became 35. Mostly by adding reverse transom. Except for the 32, which I seem to recall they just measured differently!
Different strokes for different folks.

The hysterical laughter you hear as you drive a way in your"new" boat ..... is the seller.
boatpoker is online now  
 
 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome