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post #5 of Old 05-24-2013
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Re: First Boat Buying Advice

Originally Posted by benesailor View Post
That being said; grab anything you can afford, who cares; you'll grow out of it in 3-4 years and have something else.

I picked up my Starwind 22 "project boat" for $900 with the trailer and it was ready to sail (just not pretty). Another $800 bough a good outboard and left me with plenty to spend on it. I wanted a project boat so I could learn how to make repairs before I buy a boat that is too nice to mess up. There are sometimes REALLY good deals if you aren't set on specific model and are willing to look.

1982 Starwind 22 Mk II | Lake Lemon, Indiana |
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