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Old 06-18-2008
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Originally Posted by johnshasteen View Post
Nice place to keep a boat. I used to watch them build the Valient 40 in the shed up the hill. I was surprized that the V40 keel is bolted on. They block up the keel on the ground outside the shop and coat it with goop sealant, then pick up the boat in the travel lift and lower it onto the keel and a guy inside the boat bolts it up- interesting process.
Yep. I watch the same. I am on C dock, which overlooks that. Been on many Valiants (which are the 42's and 50's now, by the way). Good people there. Great place to outfit a boat and a LOT of experienced cruisers there.

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