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Old 08-16-2004
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Novice Sailors buying boat

Tramps:

You only asked half of the question. The other side of it is whether, as newcomers, it makes sense to accept ownership of an older, larger boat. I think that''s a far more critical issue than learning to sail on the boat, which can be easily done with the help of friends, an instructor or on your own...or a combo of the above.

The level of maintenance, replacement and upgrading needed on a 30 year old boat is not for a novice IMO.

Jack
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