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post #13 of Old 11-21-2009 Thread Starter
Edo Kazumichi
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Good stuff, folks.

The expression "modern design" begs a lot of question. For one, just because the technical know-how exists doesn't mean that it was employed in the construction of any particular boat. Technical know-how can more profitably be employed to build the cheapest, most fashionable, and most marketable boat than the strongest, safest, and fastest one.

Anyway, my point was that I'm sitting on a 36 year-old boat that could use several thousand worth of TLC. I'm not concerned about resale value. I just want to make sure that I'm not pouring money into a hull that is going to crack in two (as I saw happen once to a "modern design" boat) at some point in the next couple decades.

Further thoughts?

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