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post #43 of Old 02-04-2014
newhaul
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Re: Don't have to be rich to sail

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I have a 22' center console with a 200 HP that burns more in one trip than I use in my 42' sailboat in a year.

And, people think the 42 footer is the expensive one to own.

The biggest problem with it is worrying about the diesel in it going bad from age.
I have run diesel that was 30 years old in one of my trucks a few years ago and the only thing I noticed was a little more smoke from the additives they used to use . Diesel doesn't degrade like gasoline.

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