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Old 09-27-2019, 05:42 PM   #19
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Originally Posted by sbu22 View Post
I went from a 43' sailboat to 43' aft cabin power. I thought I appreciated the increase in internal volume when I did it. It was only later and with some use of the power boat that I fully understood the increase in living and storage space. For my usage, if I had it to do again, I might have chosen a 34-36 footer.
Same lesson learned here. We went from a 42 foot sailboat to a 42 foot power cruiser. We now realize a 34 foot power boat would have given us about the same room as the sailboat had.
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