I spent a considerable amount of time looking for a replacement generator for my Vagabond-47 this past year. I looked at the "nextgen" that you refer to and several others. I settled on and purchased the Westerbeke 4kw generator, being a 3 cylinder it runs at a slower speed and I am expecting improved reliability. several folks in our harbor have the nextgen and have had problems.
"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…"