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Old 19-10-2010, 08:08   #1
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Hi everyone, how are you all ?
I'm Tracey from NSW Australia, I came on here for some advice, I have a yatch obssessed fiance' who is very keen on buying , though i worry he jumps in head first , he is now looking at importing and has found a one on American Used Boats For Less LLC (Dania Beach , FL)
apart from it being so cheap @ $8,000 im worried about scams not only with buying but with shipping etc , any advice would help as i am getting very nervous about him wanting to go ahead with an offer

Thanks guys
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Old 19-10-2010, 13:14   #2
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Sounds risky to me, to buy a boat you cant even look at.. you need a Reputable Dealer to get it surveyed first.. Id sugest buying Localy.. so you can do ALL the Looking you need to do.. AND, it can cost a bunch to have someone Sail it to Ozzy land..

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Just looked at Link,, It needs to be put together as well.. Chaching chaching $$$$$$$$$ ?
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Old 19-10-2010, 14:38   #3
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Greetings and welcome aboard the CF, Tracey.


From the ad'
She's a Real Project Boat that needs the interior redone and needs to be rigged.
Owner ran out of money.
Will cost a fortune to ship to Australia, and require considerable time, skill, and cash to refurbish.
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Old 04-11-2010, 21:39   #4
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Aloha and welcome aboard!
Yes, boats in the U. S. can be real bargains but only if you are willing to come look at them and shop around a lot.
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