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Old 19-08-2013, 20:00   #16
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Re: Well...I bought one....

Congrats on the new boat and new adventure.

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Old 19-08-2013, 20:04   #17
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Re: Well...I bought one....

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Brokers...right. And thanks everyone. I had almost IMMEDIATE buyers remorse: "WTF AM I DOING?? I'm not a SAILOR. I can't do this." But I suppose you can't learn to paint until you buy the brushes.

And Kenny the EVENTUAL thought with this is I might live on it too. Like you, I don't want to tie it to a slip and run it into the ground. I want to know how to use it well and be proficient in it's systems. So I'm going to just sail for awhile and get to know the boat. Work on the aesthetics (the wood looks terrible.) Make it a nice place to be that I know well.
No reason to have buyers remorse when you can unload fairly easily AT THIS POINT. I wouldn't dump to much $ into cosmetic fixes and focus on things that will make it seaworthy. You can do most on your list with $20 dollars in tools and a Google search

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