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Finally bought a boat!!

Hey there. I've posted on here a couple times now and I have been lurking for a while as well. This boat is my first and yes...I bought it from Ebay. I did actually go down there and look at it first though. Followed my Don Casey "Inspecting the aging fiberglass sailboat" best as I could for the boat being in the water. She seemed very solid from what I could tell, though there is the matter of the centerboard being "stuck". My uncle is a diver so were gonna investigate the barnacle(hopefully) issue this week. Well enough talk here is the link. For the money I think I did allright. Thanks to you for all the help this board has provided me untill know and will continuue to do.

http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/eB...MEWA%3AIT&rd=1


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Good luck on your boat, Joshua. As you know, the common advice around here is to hire a surveyor, but for $1200 you haven't exposed yourself to much risk. If you decide to pull her to work on the centerboard, you might want to do some basic motor cruises with the outboard to make sure it doesn't have issues. That way, you'll know if you have two jobs instead of one before you take her very far. Have great time playing with sails and everything else aboard, and it wouldn't be a boat if there's no surprises.

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Josh, where are you going to be keeping the boat? Do you already have a marina?
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Congradulations!

Looks like a fun craft.

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I'll be keeping it either at FL Tripp & Sons in Westport or Davis & Tripp in Padanaram. Are you located in the area?
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Yup, my boat's on the Acushnet river, in Fairhaven.
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Looks like a nifty little sailboat for daysailing or weekending. Best of luck on your voyages around the area. It will keep you busy just learning everything about this O'Day sailboat. Can't believe you found it on eBay at that low price.
Appears you got a grrrrrreaatttt bargain...

Great sailing!
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I'll keep you all posted on what I find that needs to be addressed
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