Another intrepid North American builder is Hunter Marine with a 40-year heritage of building boats in Florida. Recently purchased and renamed Marlow-Hunter Sailboats, this company sells coastal cruisers and trailer-sailers from 15 to 50 feet. Always with an eye toward comfort, Hunter has often led more traditional builders in the addition of creature comforts and practical solutions like onboard WiFi, a dish drying system, a cockpit arch, and a simple sail plan including the trademark B&R rig which is easily managed by a couple or a single-hander. The recent addition of sleeker profiles and drop-down transoms that form a swim platform, have kept Hunter top-of-mind with boaters looking to have the latest features at a head-turning value.
The Fiberglass Hunter 22 is the ultimate daysailer – with great overnighting capability! This stable platform is rated for five persons and will keep the family safe and dry, but will get up and go when you want to run.
The large cockpit accommodates six in comfort, while the extra large cuddy is fun for overnighting, with opening, screened ports, a roomy comfortable v-berth, and space for a portable head. The Hunter 22 is super easy to trailer, rig and launch, and is sure to become your favorite weekend escape.