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post #152 of Old 02-02-2010
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Well, consider that fiberglass boats have been on the market for about 50 years, and that there were probably a lot more boats built in the late 1960's and early 1970's than have been built since the 1980's (due to the cost of oil, from which the plastic if glass-fiber-reinforced plastic comes from, and due to the luxury tax that killed the boat building industry, and other factors).

So one explanation for the poll results is that there are simply a lot more older boats out there than newer boats.

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