Join Date: Mar 2006
Location: New England
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Sounds like your boat had a pretty serious grounding.. not good.
Hairline cracks in the IGU, near keel bolts, broken tabbing that had been repaired and broken again... crack in the pan of the keel support area... all point to a bad grounding with some serious structural issues. Was the surveyor theirs... and how recent does the damage look, it might well be post survey.
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You know what the first rule of sailing is? ...Love. You can learn all the math in the 'verse, but you take
a boat to the sea you don't love, she'll shake you off just as sure as the turning of the worlds. Love keeps
her going when she oughta fall down, tells you she's hurting 'fore she keens. Makes her a home.
—Cpt. Mal Reynolds, Serenity (edited)
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