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We bought Dream On in Fort Lauderdale in 2003.  Dream On is a Beneteau Oceanis 430, built in France for a private owner in 1989.

Dream On had already sailed the Atlantic from the Mediterranean to Florida early in her life and nine years later set off from San Francisco to make a 4 year circumnavigation around the world, ending up in Florida. She was very well fitted out before leaving San Francisco in 1998 and then went through another major refit in Australia in 2000.

Blue water cruising is described as “Carrying out continuous boat maintenance in tropical locations.” We can now confirm this is true!

We had two great seasons onboard Dream On and enjoyed her tremendously. She was a great first boat. However, when we were preparing her for our third season, after our return to boating from 18 months in Dubai, things changed.

While we were preparing for another season and well into provisioning, Geoff awoke one fine morning and said "Let's buy a catamaran," So plan B was now in place. Instead of preparing for cruising, it was preparing for sale. A whole new set of priorities.

We sailed Dream On from Brunswick to Annapolis in June 2008 and she sold in September of that year.

Dream On is now cruising under the new name "Cool Change" and we wish her and her new owners smooth sailing.





Overall Length:          43 feet
Beam:                       13' 10"
Draft:                          5'   8"
Built:                          1989
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      Dream On was the 3 cabin, owner's version of the Beneteau Oceanis 430, with one head/shower en-suite in master cabin and second guest head/shower off salon.

We converted starboard aft cabin to single with freezer and workroom/storage.





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