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post #81 of 284 Old 02-14-2009
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I can help out occasionally from around Maple Bay up to Campbell River, and have a digital camera.

Anyone in the Sea of Cortes/ Vallarta area can help me out?
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Not local but might help. I will be available for Istanbul /Turkey for the whole year and Turkey for the Summer.
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While I'm stalking marinas here in the Toronto, Canada area I could always drop by and check out one for you. Have camera, will ogle !!
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I can help in the Toronto area as well
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I am in the Solomons Island MD area. i can check out boats from Annapolis MD to Washington Dc area. I am a previous marina and service yard owner. And have over 15 years experiencein all types of repairs. I have seen to many people buy dreams that turn into nightmares.


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Just need to know what forum to post this but I am new to buying a sailboat and have a budget of 8500 give or take. I will be sailing off the southern coast of Texas, near Port Lavaca and in the bays. I want to use it for weekends mostly in the Bays/protected water but I would like to take her out in the Gulf of Mexico on good days.

1. What is the smallest size I can get away with? And what are your recommendations for brand of boats that would best fit my needs in salt water areas mentioned above?

2. I've looked in many sites and cant seem to find what im looking for. Does anyone know where to look or if they know of a good dealer in the texas area.

Right now I have been looking at the Hunter 25 footer but I want to know if there are better brands to be looking at. I don't really care about cosmetics, just want something strong and dependable.

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