Boat Review June 2016 Issue

Hunter 30: Still the ‘Affordable Fantasy’

Production coastal cruiser offers a lot of boat for not a lot of bucks.

Hunter Marine began building auxiliary sailboats in 1974, largely as the result of the first oil embargo and the new energy consciousness that followed. Founded by Warren Luhrs, Hunter began as a division of the powerboat-maker Silverton Yachts, which was interested in expanding its offerings and taking advantage of the new interest in saving fuel.

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