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Re: Looking at a boat tomorrow

Originally Posted by avenger79 View Post
in my opinion (and keep in mind I am prob the least experienced here) on a boat that costs less then 4 grand I would not get a survey. take it for a sail, if it works and looks ok and 4 large won't hurt your wallet then buy it. I would survey more spendy boats but not something this inexpensive. Again take it for what it's worth from inexperienced sailor. I make no claims to know more then others here, just my opinion when spending my money.
Unless the OP is an experienced boat owner with skills, A survey is a good idea for safety reasons. $4k may not be a lot of money to lose by ones life is certainly worth something.

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