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Old 19-07-2015, 18:25   #1
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36 Bavaria 2006 don't laugh

Sitting here in nanny cay studying for the 101 test tomorrow and thinking about a boat I looked at the other day. Bvi yatchs has a Bavaria 36 listing that does not seem too bad for a first boat. Has good sails and a new yanmar with 400 hours on it.

Now before the bashing starts....how does it sound for a first boat already down in the bvi's ? I am only looking at having it for a year or two. After I go back to work I will purchase a boat for a keeper.
The boat looks slightly used in most respects. It was taken in on trade from a horizon yatchs sale, they are the owners. Brian said what price I could pick it up for, which is significantly less than asking. So this has really turned into getting a good deal on a boat that I am not in love with, but good enough to sail a season or two on. As you can guess, no wind or solar and no autopilot.

So pass on the cookie cutter boat or take a chance. I will more than likely sail it to Grenada and back to Bvi.
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Old 19-07-2015, 19:54   #2
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Re: 36 Bavaria 2006 don't laugh

If it was in the charter fleet, it likely has been rode hard and put away wet. Charters are often in horrible condition.


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