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Re: Buying a 30-40 year old boat - your opinions

Originally Posted by Faster View Post
I'm totally in agreement with the 'Ikea' comments wrt to the interior designs and spaces of the newest offerings from boat manufacturers. So many aspects of today's interiors just don't wash for me, I still like the 'traditional' nautical look.
Generally I also agree, particularly around here BUT...when we chartered in the Caribbean the boat was a French "Ikea" boat - a Harmony 47 - and it was very appropriate for that climate. I don't think I'd prefer a "pirate" or shippy interior in a hot climate.

I, myself, personally intend to continue being outspoken and opinionated, intolerant of all fanatics, fools and ignoramuses, deeply suspicious of all those who have "found the answer" and on my bad days, downright rude.
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