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Old 27-09-2013, 18:26   #1
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Can anyone tel me the difference between the nauticat 40 to 43?
as i am thinking of getting one or the other.and thinking going for long voyage,in the mediterranean.
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Old 27-09-2013, 19:50   #2
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3 feet! Phil
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A member named minaret can tell you all the differences between those boats.
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Thanks Phil
I didn't mean the length
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Can anyone with experience owning a Nauticat tell me what to look for in a mid-1980s Nauticat 40 or 43 (as far as I can tell, the only real difference between these boats is three feet). What bits of these boats need to be overhauled or repaired after almost three decades, assuming the boat has had good continuous maintenance? What bits are known to fail for lack of maintenance or even with normal maintenance? Importantly, what should one look for when doing an inspection, apart from the usual stuff, and what might a surveyor miss?

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check tops of mild steel fuel tanks for rust, pull and inspect all deck attachments for rigging, they are a bolt through fitting and can be susceptible to crevice corrosion
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There is a Nauticat users group (forum) on Yahoo groups. It has many (thousands) of posts on many topics you might find interesting if you are considering purchase of a Nauticat.
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