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post #16 of Old 09-10-2012
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Re: Time to Downsize

Originally Posted by ccriders View Post
Yeah, Rhodes must be really fine boats. They probably cost more than the OPs Pearson 30.
I've seen used R19's in good condition go for $2000 (with a trailer); more likely, in the 3-4K range. I don't know what they go for new, but I'm guessing around 20K. Since the OP said his budget was whatever he could get for his P30, he can certainly swing a used R19, and maybe even a new one (depending on the condition of his P30).

And yes, the R19 is a really nice boat. Fun to sail, very stable and forgiving, enormous cockpit, and a good value.
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