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View Poll Results: How old is your boat
1-10 years 15 7.11%
10-20 years 17 8.06%
20-30 years 40 18.96%
30-40 years 91 43.13%
40+ years 48 22.75%
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Old 25-03-2015, 08:18   #61
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I was walking through the marina the other day and I came up on one boat that was really odd looking. It just looked odd and I couldn't put my finger on why. It took me a minute to figure out what was so different about it. Then it finally hit me.

It was a brand new boat. I don't think I had ever seen one in the harbor before.
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Old 25-03-2015, 08:28   #62
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Mine's a 1987 Beneteau
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Old 25-03-2015, 08:48   #63
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37 years old. Pearson 323.
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I have a 1968 all aluminum Striker 37 Sportfish.
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Old 25-03-2015, 08:59   #65
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30 this year as well.
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Old 25-03-2015, 09:00   #66
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mine is a 1984,
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Sea Story was built in 1987, but will only be one year old to us in a few weeks
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1982 Cape Dory 33. She was built the same year we decided that we wanted to go cruising someday. She was being built to order just for us, but we didn't know it yet.
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Old 25-03-2015, 09:45   #69
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my 1978 solaris 42 is probably the best built boat i have eve been on ,, more fiberglass in it than any 3 new boats of its size ,,
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The Compass is 31 years old. My last boat was 39 years old when I sold her in 2008. The Compass had a very pampered life. Here she was the day I got her. LOL.
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1971 Alberg 30
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A young 43 years old ISLANDER 34. My motto is always date boats younger then yourself.
Sedna, HR35 Rasmus, just turned 41 years old.

When I got divorced my daughter said I had to observe a rule where I couldn't date anyone younger than 1/2 my age plus 8 years... it was good advice, though I hope it doesn't apply to boats... I love my old girl, but my eyes are starting to wander.
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50 years old this year. 1965 Charlie Morgan designed Columbia 40 still going strong. I am sure it will out last me...
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My Ride os a 1970 model. upgraded from A 1977 model. Went from Catalina to Morgan
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I finally get it. All the threads where "new" boats get discussed/trashed I always thought were about boats built from say 2005. Now I know that to 85% here "new" boats means built after 1995 at the latest. And to 60+% to boats built after 1985.
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