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Re: Looking for a 32-35' offshore boat
I think the O32 is a pretty decent boat, solid and well built, but maybe a bit tight accomodation-wise, no quarter berth (with the flip side of plenty of cockpit storage) There may have been versions that added the quarter berth but not sure.
One factor, don't know if it's really a big deal, but on the east coast with all the lobster pots, the O32 has an offset prop shaft (not in line with the keel/rudder), might be more exposed?
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