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Old 17-07-2011, 12:38   #1
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30'-40' Catamaran Trawlers

I have cruised in the Keys and Bahamas with my 32' Gemini sailcat for almost 5 years. Bad knees and a desire for a little more speed have led me to want to change to a power boat. I love the stability, shallow draft and room of catamarans. The PDQ Passagemakers (32-34') have caught my eye but they are at the top ( $170-220K) of my price range. I have also seen a couple Kit-Cats in the past that seemed interesting. Anyone have thoughts on the PDQs and/or KitCats and suggestions of other options.
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Old 18-07-2011, 07:08   #2
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Old 12-11-2011, 06:11   #3
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Re: 30'-40' Catamaran Trawlers

Have you considered an Endeavour 36 Trawlercat? 3 roomy cabins" sweet twin 125 Yanmar Turbo Diesels, AC. HEAT GEN fits UNDER most ICW bridges and 2'10" draft.
Ours is for sale, it's in Florida and very negotiable. Engine hrs less than 1000, vessel is in excellent condition, listing at 179K but as mentioned, open to offers.
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Old 12-11-2011, 08:38   #4
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Felix11: I just sold my Gemini. I am considering the Endeavour Trawlercat 36. Where is your boat located?
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Stuart area but it's in storage (has been since March) so not in show condition. We'll be back and in a position to show it in 3 to 4 weeks.
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Old 20-11-2011, 18:17   #6
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Re: 30'-40' Catamaran Trawlers

thanks

I have switched from sail to power and am also looking for a new boat. Once I honestly defined how I planned to use the boat the search became easier. Like you, I wanted more speed. I have also decided that I dont need much in the accommodation area. What I save with a cheap boat can pay for a resort stay now and then.
Good luck with your search and keep us updated - there are people out here
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Hi boatgm
I would love to see some further details on that power tri of yours and welcome to the forum

Add, just looked at the pic, cool

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I would love to see some further details on that power tri of yours and welcome to the forum

Add, just looked at the pic, cool
I'm looking for this kind of boat.
Could it navigate in Bahamas?
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I'm looking for this kind of boat.
Could it navigate in Bahamas?
More to the point can you?
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The PDQ Passagemakers (32-34') have caught my eye but they are at the top ( $170-220K) of my price range. I have also seen a couple Kit-Cats in the past that seemed interesting. Anyone have thoughts on the PDQs and/or KitCats and suggestions of other options.
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No idea if they fit the budget - but one of these looks pretty fun

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