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Watkins 23 or 23XL

I am looking at purchasing a Watkins sailboat. What is the difference, if any, between Watkins 23 and Watkins 23XL? How would it's performance be when compared to a Tanzer 22 swing keel?


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Re: Watkins 23 or 23XL

The difference between the two is the XL has about a foot more headroom than the 23. The 23XL has a step just inside the companion way. Another difference is the 23 does not have a finished cabin. In the 23 you see rough finished fiberglass rather than a finished look to the fiberglass.
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Re: Watkins 23 or 23XL

Watkins, slow but comfy. I love mine.

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