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Review of the Hunter 356 by jvoorhies

Year built 2002  
Location of boat Winthrop Harbor, IL  
The boat is sailed on The Great Lakes  
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 0  
If the clock could be turned back, would owner buy again? Definitely  
Gear that's been added Refrigerator  
Structural or complex improvements None  
The boat's best features Furling main and bow thruster for docking  
Problem areas in terms of design, materials, maintenance, etc. Poor insulation around icebox  
Sailing characterisitcs Sails well at all angles except downwind  
Motoring characterisitcs Runs best at 3,000 rpm, great fuel consumption  
Liveability Sleeps four comfortably  
The owner's experience in dealing with Hunter (if any) No dealings with Hunter, bought boat used 2 years ago  
The owner's experience with the boat dealer or broker, if any Bought from Riverside Marine in Racine, WI. Had a great experience buying the boat  
Other comments Sail on my friend