Bryan, I am so sorry not to have gotten back to you. We have been busy and tonight is the first time in over a month that I have checked the site. We are a Watkins 25' built in 1987 in Largo Florida near Tampa. We have 535 watts of solar panels mounted above the cockpit enclosure, a water maker, 50 watt 5 CD changer stereo and an Engel freezer, 40 gal built in water tank and an 18 hp Nissan outboard as main engine. Carry our 9.5' Avon Dinghy with 5 hp Merc in davits on the stern. Pics on this site. Specs and more are available at watkinsowners.com
"Hello, after looking seriously at a 1974 Islander 36 that required a lot of work, I am now looking at a 1984 CAL 35 MKII which is in excellent condition.
Should anyone have any words of advice on what they particularly like and dislike about the CAL…"