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Re: Heaven Can Wait 2012

Originally Posted by BentSailor View Post
FWIW - my business finances, whilst not a problem, are no longer conducive to taking out $30K+ required for getting one of the boats I'm looking at (and the costs to fix the inevitable issues). My wife & I discussed the idea of dipping into debt available to us, and we started the process of applying for it, but then decided not to break our (so far very effective) life strategy of avoiding debt for anything but the absolute essentials. If two of my clients go forward on some big contracts we've lined up - perhaps next year we'll have a boat already on the water for this.

Good strategy. No-one should ever be tempted to get into debt to buy a recreational sailing boat - it really isn't a smart thing to do.

Next year sounds good.
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