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Re: Make do with wrong boat

Originally Posted by Andrew Burton View Post
The bottom line is that I'm already having fun with her and I won't even get to sail her for the first time for another 55 days and a little under 17 hours. I may never take her offshore...but I could. That's a nice feeling.

I paid less than $50K for her.
Congratulations. Sounds like you got a gem.
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