Catalina Owner Reviews

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Review of the Catalina 30 by Chris Taylor

Year built 1981  
Location of boat oceanside ca  
The boat is sailed on Open ocean  
How the boat is used Weekends and longer  
Normal wind strength less than 10 knots  
Average size of crew 2-4  
Liveaboard? Yes  
Owner bought the boat in 98  
If the clock could be turned back, would owner buy again? YES!  
Gear that's been added None, she was well equiped at purchase.  
Structural or complex improvements  
The boat's best features Internal volume.  
Problem areas in terms of design, materials, maintenance, etc. Cockpit layoutm with wheel sterring  
Sailing characterisitcs  
Motoring characterisitcs 5knts max  
The owner's experience in dealing with Hunter (if any)  
The owner's experience with the boat dealer or broker, if any  
Other comments  

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