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Old 22-02-2007, 14:10   #1
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Used Cat's

Everyone here is probubly getting tired of seeing me and all my question on here, Sorry. I'm new to sailing, and have tons of question.

I was wondering how old of a Cat everyone would feel comfortable with buying used if you were looking to do some major sailing across the ocean. I am just looking at prices of boats and wondering what would be the best value for a boat to be used for comfort and to cross the ocean.

Also, when buying used, what should you be looking for?


P.S. Thanks again guys, and I hope you don't get to upset with all these questions on here.

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Old 22-02-2007, 14:36   #2
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Age is meaningless, look at design and condition.

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Old 22-02-2007, 15:55   #3
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Don't worry about asking questions. It's the reason for the forum.

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Wouldn't worry too much about age - check the condition of the boat and how much of a refit it has, how much gear etc.
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