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2013 Boat Show Preview

2013 Boat Show Preview • The fall and winter boat show season is on the horizon and with that comes excitement from not only boat builders, but boat buyers as well. As always, BWS is happy to give you a more »

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BLUE WATER BOATS | CATALINA 275

Catalina Sport Pocket Cruiser Racer • The new 27-foot sport cruiser from Catalina puts the fun back into sailing for those just starting out or those downsizing from a bigger cruising boat. This coming fall, Catalina Yachts will introduce their more »

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2012 Boat Show Preview

2012 BOAT SHOW PREVIEW: MONOHULLS • This fall and winter across the country, boat builders will be rolling out their latest models at national and regional boat shows. Once again, Blue Water Sailing is happy to bring you a preview more »

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BLUE WATER BOATS | CATALINA 315

Catalina 315 • The new Catalina offers sprightly sailing performance in a hull with a remarkably spacious interior The morning after last winter’s Strictly Sail Miami show wrapped up, I met Gerry and Tina Douglas on the deserted piers at more »

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BLUE WATER BOATS | CATALINA 385

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Catalina 385 • This mid-size family cruiser combines traditional good looks (and values) with a long list of innovations and refinements The afternoon we test-sailed the new Catalina 385 on the Chesapeake Bay near Annapolis, the breeze was a pleasant more »

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Catalina 355

CATALINA 355 • After last October’s Annapolis Sailboat Show, I had the chance to spend the better part of a lovely fall afternoon sailing the new Catalina 355 with her designer Gerry Douglas, who is in charge of production for more »

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2010 BOAT SHOW PREVIEW

2010 BOAT SHOW PREVIEW • MORRIS 29 • Like her larger sisters in the M-class line of luxury daysailers and coastal cruisers, the new M29 combines lovely classic hull lines with a modern keel and spade rudder to give her more »

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Catalina 445

CATALINA 445 Live-aboard Cruiser Catalina listens to what cruisers and customers want—the all-new and innovative 445 is the latest result. At first sight you know there is something different about the new Catalina 445. The design’s topsides appear lower than more »

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Thin Water Cruising Boats

THIN WATER CRUISING BOATS • BWS takes a look at the fleet of cruising monohulls drawing less than five feet Pacific Seacraft 37 Blue water tends to be deep water and that is what lies between the land masses we more »

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