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Review of the Hunter 28.5 by Dave Auld

Year built 1985  
Location of boat Fort Lauderdale, Florida  
The boat is sailed on Open ocean  
How the boat is used Weekends and longer  
Normal wind strength 10-15 knots  
Average size of crew 2-4  
Liveaboard? No  
Owner bought the boat in 1995  
If the clock could be turned back, would owner buy again? Yes, great deal, cheap, no problems, sold it for more than I had in it.  
Gear that's been added No, all original  
Structural or complex improvements No  
The boat's best features Roomy cabin, easy to sail, didnt cost alot for maintanence  
Problem areas in terms of design, materials, maintenance, etc. Hate that carpet on the sides of the cabin, tough to remove, looks like crap.  
Sailing characterisitcs  
Motoring characterisitcs Well powered  
Liveability Very good  
The owner's experience in dealing with Hunter (if any) Excellent  
The owner's experience with the boat dealer or broker, if any Broker was OK  
Other comments Great boat , highly recommend, not high quality but still does the job.