Hunter Passage 450 Sailboat Review | Cruising World

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Sealine 310 Statesman

Hunter Passage

Nothing so reforming as people’s habits, Mark Twain hundred years in Pudd’nhead It’s a that one Hunter Marine’s back-room thinkers, late Lars lived to hilt. It embraced by Luhrs, Steve and the of the team in ongoing effort address if shape the marketplace. It at the of the Hunter Passage

No backstay, support struts hold the in column, cockpit-spanning structural a place a washer/dryer, bathtub option. list of unconventional traits with this goes on on. Hunter hesitate to convention aside the sake appealing to broad cross of modern-day sailors. To the company’s generation of — particularly 450 and recent forebear, 430 — really have divorce yourself the salty that sailing the traditional has fostered the years.

The design was to a self-sufficient, cruiser with of roominess amenity, a easy to and safe a family crew to around on Enhanced volume higher freeboard a center Ondeck safety the structural — a to locate mainsheet and up and from vulnerable and a spot for such as speakers, instrument and Bimini A more rig led Hunter’s now BR system: spreaders with diagonals lock prebend, stiffen spar and the need a permanent rigid adjustable permit a section and compression loads a wider footprint; a full-batten mainsail extra, more power takes place of conventional main cumbersome genoa.

it all Sure it This boat comfortable to aboard, light airy, easy handle from cockpit, big tankage, chockablock amenities and — it’s surprise that are queued down boat-show for the look-see. It traditional or or reserved; it’s a of modern with liveaboard

Hull construction hand-laid fiberglass polyester and resins. Baltek balsa core applied above waterline for weight and sections; the is cored marine plywood. sump is to accept associated with keel, which a cast-lead wing externally with seven stainless steel bolts. A grid built the hull overglassed so the entire essentially is which distributes and contributes the vessel’s integrity. Molded are used accept bulkheads interior architecture, these are to the skins. Hunter’s active effort dispel certain bygone reservations the quality the company’s boats has in upscaled standards worthy Community of (CE) certification unlimited offshore a laudable of confidence.

You only to go to understand Hunter had mind when developed the Enormous wraparound bring copious of light the main enhancing what already a large space. descent at main companionway a quasi-spiral element that you just port of Before you the port are a longitudinal settee aft, a galley in U-shaped niche. you to a six-person the nav and finally head lead back to master stateroom the stern. is a queen-size bed with its box spring, locations for optional bath washer/dryer mentioned A guest in the features its queen-size berth private head. put, high + maximized = prodigious

The theme on deck real estate and places entertain, lounge work the are numerous at hand. double anchor at the leads fair a large locker with recessed windlass, the foredeck Wide side make roaming and aft and safe. cockpit, a oval affair by the offers easy handling and hanging. The deck is and the walk-off transom equipped with lockers for toys and plus a shower for ablutions.

We onto the with none than round-the-world Steve Pettengill exploits aboard Child in 1994-95 BOC are the stuff of In 8-10 of breeze flat water boat accelerated and held upwind in 5-6 knot with apparent between 35 40 degrees. the vessel’s keel combined considerable freeboard a large we did a certain of leeway; however, was unexpected — a manifestation the inevitable trade-off that shoal draft. mechanically geared was responsive a big over the flex cable in lesser boats to quadrant linkage.

With a accessible Yanmar, battery capacity, popular generator a central option, fuel water tankage 100 and gallons respectively, lovely washer/dryer a zillion details designed take the out of to sea, Hunter 450 be downright to more a few out there. the kicker, Hunter’s ace the hole, the pricing. guy costs $222,900. In book it’s lot of for the See one the fall along with other, even arch-equipped cruisers Hunter, the and 340.

Hunter Passage Specifications:

* 44’3 (13.49

Sealine 310 Statesman

* LWL: (11.79 m.)

Beam: 14’0 m.)

* 5’6 (1.68

* Ballast: lbs. (4,309

* Disp: lbs. (11,794

* Sail (100%) 908 (84.4 sq.m.)

Mast above 63’0 (19.2

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