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Review of the Hunter 28.5 by Bob Hindmarch

Year built 1985  
Location of boat mandevile, La  
The boat is sailed on Lakes  
How the boat is used Weekends and longer  
Normal wind strength 10-15 knots  
Average size of crew solo  
Liveaboard? No  
Owner bought the boat in 2000  
If the clock could be turned back, would owner buy again? YES  
Gear that's been added New Lines  
Structural or complex improvements Rebuilt the Head & replaced a potapottie with a Marine Head  
The boat's best features All lines coming to the cockpit  
Problem areas in terms of design, materials, maintenance, etc.  
Sailing characterisitcs Fun to sail  
Motoring characterisitcs OK  
Liveability Can be cramped the table gets in the way  
The owner's experience in dealing with Hunter (if any)  
The owner's experience with the boat dealer or broker, if any OK  
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