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Review of the Catalina 30 by mckendry m

Year built 1980  
Location of boat ventura  
The boat is sailed on Open ocean  
How the boat is used Multi-week coastal cruising  
Normal wind strength 16-22 knots  
Average size of crew 2-4  
Liveaboard? No  
Owner bought the boat in 1999  
If the clock could be turned back, would owner buy again? yes  
Gear that's been added pilot,ratheon 400autohelm new radio with remote mic. carpeting 3stage battery charger dingy bigger anchor navpod hour meter stereo w/amp  
Structural or complex improvements no  
The boat's best features hull structure sail size coclpit size salon size  
Problem areas in terms of design, materials, maintenance, etc. guages,stock wind speed, direction,boat speed wiring could be better protected  
Sailing characterisitcs all good lists a lot in high winds  
Motoring characterisitcs 2 cylinder deisel universal, 11hp not enough. top speed in rough water 3.5  
Liveability one person comfortably  
The owner's experience in dealing with Hunter (if any)  
The owner's experience with the boat dealer or broker, if any  
Other comments very good boat for the price like to see more free info about owners experience on the net  

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