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Old 02-19-2009
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New boat! 30' Islander Bahama

As of a few hours ago I now have my very own hole in the water! Freshly waxed and bottom painted.
After launching


On stands.


And some vidoes of it on the lift and going into the water:

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She looks great Enjoy her.
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Looks good, and have fun on her!

But you missed a spot in the lower right back corner of the bottom of the boat. So you you need to rehaul and get some wax there!

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Looks good, and have fun on her!

But you missed a spot in the lower right back corner of the bottom of the boat. So you you need to rehaul and get some wax there!

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Boat looks great! but get a real wheel and give than little guy to the nearest Mac26!
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Congrats on a beautiful boat..... What year is she? I have an 81 that I currently am restoring so if you have any questions let me know. As soon as I get my dig camera back I will be posting some progress pics. These are some sweet sailing boats.

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Boat looks great! but get a real wheel and give than little guy to the nearest Mac26!
No offense, but....

Never Mind that!.....you got a BOAT!, it's YOURS!, and it's IN the water!.... what more can you ask for?

FINALLY....a place to throw all that money!!.....You should be ecstatic!
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Beautiful boat. I'm a huge Islander fan and have spied more than a few 28's, 30's and 36's I aspire to own one day. Best of luck!
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Congratulations!!

Good looking boat. I agree with Faster, a larger diameter wheel would be nice, but you can use it as is and put that upgrade on your wishlist. Along with a lot of other things. Welcome to boat ownership.
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My first boat was an Islander 28 (1976 I think) which I owned for 12 years before we bought our C&C.

I loved its performance and the joinery work in it. It will always have a special place in my mind.

Good luck with your new boat. Shes a beauty.

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