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post #18 of Old 04-08-2013
miatapaul
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Re: Are abandoned boats a big problem in the U.S?

This is not new, in the 70's and 80's the boat yards were full of wooden boats as they got past the point that they could financially be kept up. Thing is a rotting wooden boat basically falls apart, where a fiberglass boat sits there looking like it could be restored. It is a shame though, as if kept up a fiberglass boat can basically last forever, but once the deferred maintenance piles up it becomes cheaper to destroy.
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