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Re: Looking at buying a Discovery 47'
Agree that this is WAY more boat than you'll need or even ultimately want. Slow down, and do some more research. Maintenance and upkeep on a near 50 foot boat is a huge undertaking and even a couple can live comfortably on something 40 feet or less.
If you really want to spend that much money right off there are a lot of nicer, smaller boats that will fit the bill.
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