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Old 28-09-2016, 17:42   #1
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Snow Goose or a Dean 365

Hello all,

Before you say it,,,I have read all I can find here on both the Prout Snow Goose and the Dean 365.

I ask this question because I have looked at my cruising dream from every angle and come to the following conclusion:

I can wait 3-4 years more and buy a $200k ten year old production cat or quality one off (forget about building 4 years and at least $300k) or I can buy a $50-70k Prout or Dean and cruise now with the money saved invested in a rental property helping to cover the kitty.

SO.... which of these boats sails better and which would be more comfortable for a family of four. Cruising Bahamas, East Coast and Caribbean to start with.

I really would like to hear from people that have actually spent some real time on them.

I have Skippered a Lagoon 400 for a month twice, a Lagoon 450 and a Leopard 39. The Lagoons were nice but seemed to be cheap in the fit and finish. The Leopard sailed well but was beat because it was a Footloose boat.

If you know either of these boats let me know what you think was good and bad. If you know both boats all the better

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