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Old 18-02-2008, 11:10   #16
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there's always someone....

there's always someone out there with a bigger, faster, more expensive whatever. Comparing yourself to others is a losing propostion. It's also a very easy way to get in over your head trying to keep up with the 'Jones'.

BUT, the yacht brokers and manufactures love it. Sail mag had an article on 'starter cats' $199k to $350k...Yea, right....

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Old 18-02-2008, 17:07   #17
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Hey caribnsol, not saying that you have to pay cash for a boat (few of us can and I certainly didn't start that way). And I certainly wasn't in that position 10 years ago when I was your age. Really, I'm just paraphrasing the bumper sticker that used to be seen on old cars: "At least its paid for."
No offense taken, I was just giving my opinion, and I wish I could have paid cash. But I would not want to drive half the cars carrying that bumper sticker .

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