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Old 19-07-2014, 18:04   #1
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A Good Sailing Live Aboard

We've been looking intensively for a good live aboard boat in the 47-50ft range, but from what we read it seems that none of the boats that have lots of room for living, are good sailing boats. Does anyone know of a center cockpit boat that makes a spacious live aboard, that also has good sailing performance, which for us is a boat that can sail up to 10 knots. Thank you!
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Old 19-07-2014, 19:10   #4
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One must assume you have sailing experience to I be considering such a large vessel? I would suggest you take a look at...or "read about" the Catalina 47.
I enjoy the sailing comfort and speed of my Catalina 42 and can only dream of owning a C47!


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Where are you planning to sail?
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Re: A good sailing live aboard

Kelly/Peterson 44/46. How can you not have enough space to live aboard that is 45'??
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Bristol 47.7

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Many catamarans fit your description of needs.

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Cabo Rico 47 2014 Cabo Rico 45/47 Sail Boat For Sale - www.yachtworld.com

I don't know your budget. The link is for new build but there have been a couple of these yachts on yachtworld.
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Liberty 458. Sails great. Excellent interior for living and sailing. In excess of 110 lockers so plenty of space. Also has 240 gal water and 165 gal diesel.

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Oyster, Tayana, Hallberg Rassey, Swan... But you haven't given a budget.
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