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Old 29-03-2016, 07:08   #16
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Re: Catamaran: Advice on a Dream---Ealy Planning

Financing a depreciating asset is not only a bad financial decision, it will restrict your personal freedom, which afterall is what cruising is all about. Buy a boat you can pay cash for and go!

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Old 29-03-2016, 07:29   #17
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Re: Catamaran: Advice on a Dream---Ealy Planning

There are a number of cats that fall into this price sector regularly. Think Prouts and the older Dean 33 (Not the 365). A friend bought a Prout 37 a couple of years ago within this budget in the Eastern Med and its a great boat.

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A 37-38ft cat is plenty big enough to live on. About 3 weeks ago a cat of this size was listed on the forum for $40,000. It has been setting on the hard for about 6 years. If I would have had 40 grand setting around I would have bought it myself. Deals are out there and you have time to look. By the way, that cat was immediately sold, does anyone know if a forum member bought it? I would like to know how the restoration is going. I think that cat was a diamond in the rough.

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