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View Poll Results: How old is your boat
1-10 years 16 7.44%
10-20 years 17 7.91%
20-30 years 40 18.60%
30-40 years 93 43.26%
40+ years 49 22.79%
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Old 31-03-2015, 20:41   #136
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Mine's another good old boat, a Chance 30-30 built by Allied in 1970, which I've owned since 1992... She works fine for me...

I'm getting too old to quickly do the math...

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Old 01-04-2015, 01:38   #137
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Old boats are like grandad's axe. Eventually everything old is new again while the price keeps heading south.
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Old 01-04-2015, 02:05   #138
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Mine sez she is 50 ..... but I think she lies about her age...
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Old 01-04-2015, 03:11   #139
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Old 02-04-2015, 17:03   #140
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Mine was launched 10 years before the Titanic, but she's been pretty well maintained.

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and it appears you have kept her off the ice
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Old 02-04-2015, 17:17   #141
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and it appears you have kept her off the ice
"On Ice" would be more like it. I'm dying to get her under sail, but I've got a long row to hoe before I get there...

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Old 03-04-2015, 11:24   #142
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1977 Nautor Swan 43 motorsailor. A well kept boat is a joy regardless of age.
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Old 03-04-2015, 16:55   #143
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second boat for me. had a new C&C 25 35 years ago. then marriage, houses, kids, university, etc. had to say good bye! last year finally got back into a boat, 1980, so she's 35, looks half her age, sails like a new one. and i feel like a kid again.
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1982 Hunter 36. Just finished with the bottom job today. Heading back to the Bahamas from Texas this fall.

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