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This has already been a complete insurance write off and is priced as scrap. The question... is there $25,000 worth of scrap left in the boat? I think not.

It looks like a pile driver worked over the hull. I'd offer them $1.00 for the boat and a guarantee to haul it off the property. That will at least get the yard talking to you.

As has been already mentioned, you're going to need a nice deep project checkbook to bring this boat back to life, but considering the value when completed, I'm sure it would be worth the effort.
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You guys are a bunch of nit-pickers. EVERYTHING'S got to be perfect you all ain't happy.
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The hawg's right, y'all just a bunch of perfectionists. The OP shows a link to a nice fixer-upper, as an opportunity for less knowledgeable noobs to own a project-boat and the same clique of elitist sailors dogpile on him.

It's only a few digs, dents and fissures - nothing a few gallons of Marine-Tex can't cure . . . sheesh!






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True... look at that nice empty and sparkling clean engine compartment
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Yep - and those cushions are VERY classy, just need some Febreze and they're good as new. Must be worth a few Euros . . right?


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Meh. A trip to autozone, some glass, some resin, some hardener, a few cans of spray paint, done. Stronger than original
You forgot the duct tape, bailin' wire, and bubble gum!

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I thought this was a new add for "Fold-A-Boat".......

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I was thinking we could fill in the holes in the hull with some polycarbonate to look at the fishes as we sailed over...

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How thick is the hull in a Beneteau 423 anyway. Some of these photos have me scratchin my head.
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Apparently, not thick enough.

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