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  1. Oyster 435 cutter-ketch deck saloon

    Perfect offshore sailboat for a couple. Well balanced sail plan with much larger boat motion.

    32 votes
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    • Northshore Fisher 25

      Lots of critism since it is a motorsailer but still a loyal following of owners.

      31 votes
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      • Northshore Fisher 34

        Lots of criticism since it is a motorsailer but still a loyal following of owners. Northshore claims the 34 sails better than the other Fishers.

        31 votes
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        • Northshore Fisher 37

          Lots of criticism since it is a motorsailer but still a loyal following of owners.

          31 votes
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          • Hallbery-Rassy 33 Mistral

            The HR33 is a solid cruiser which competed on behalf of Hallberg for the cruising market against the Rassy Rasmus, following the acquisition they complimented one another very well. Skeg hung rudder, reasonably long keel, very well protected prop, foam core eliminates rot issues, tiller was standard (even those fitted with a helm have a tiller backup), stout rigging, good sail plan, sizable tankage (located as such to keep a low CQ), tons of storage space, very usable/well protected cockpit, nice anchor locker, excellent galley layout, berths for up to 6 and lots of space for moving about safely on…

            31 votes
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            • Hans Christian 48T

              Just to round out the HC's. Would love to be able to compare them side by side!

              31 votes
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              • 31 votes
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                • 31 votes
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                  • Farallon 29

                    Also known as the Bodega 30 and Golden Gate 30. Less than 100 made, but I know at least 4 have circumnavigated. Not much info out there on these, but San Francisco sailors all revere them as tough bluewater boats.

                    31 votes
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                    • 31 votes
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                      • 31 votes
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                        • 31 votes
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                          • Gemini 105Mc

                            Gemini catamarans have been outstandingly popular in Performance Cruising's home US market with more than 800 boats built between the introduction of the first version in 1983 and 2004. The design and manufacturing process of Geminis is refined to boost the key virtues giving them continuing broad appeal to those who want to go cruising - good price; good performance; practical handling and comfortable living. Series production of a single model at a time helps Performance Cruising keep the price of a new boat among the lowest for comparable craft. Centreboards, unusual in pure cruising cats, improve windward performance, whereas…

                            31 votes
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                            • Endeavour 32 / Irwin 32

                              This boat has a motion comfort ratio of 31.7, which indicates seaworthiness and good ultimate stability. Most fin-keel coastal cruisers come in well below 30. It's widely available, very affordable and of a size appropriate for budget minded cruisers.

                              31 votes
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                              • 31 votes
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                                • 31 votes
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                                  • Rival 36

                                    Great off shore safe cruiser

                                    31 votes
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                                    • 31 votes
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                                      • Kaiser Gale Force?

                                        Kaiser 26 and Kaiser Gale Force 34?

                                        Beautiful Yankee Boats....

                                        Check em out.

                                        31 votes
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                                        • Shearwater 45

                                          Mahina says: Strong, traditional appearance, fairly good performance.

                                          31 votes
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