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I am so very excited to be boat shopping this weekend in Corpus Christi. My wife and I are taking our son (1.4 y/o) to camp on the beach and I have scheduled a couple hours with a yacht broker there.
I plan to see, touch, feel as many as possible in order to get a "feel" for what I like. I've studied the inspection guides, but this trip is more of a "how does this one feel?" trip rather than a buying venture. Of course, I'm not telling the broker that...
This will also be a big step in seeing how my wife reacts to being on a yacht.

SOOOO excited.

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Wow!

You are going to take up a Brokers time with a 1.4 YO on the beach - that equals a 16 MO baby who has no business being in the sun or surf at the beach, let alone trusting you to the safety the sea has to offer. - YIKES!!!
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You're making assumptions that are probably false. His wife is along on the trip and would probably have the child under control.
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You are going to take up a Brokers time with a 1.4 YO on the beach - that equals a 16 MO baby who has no business being in the sun or surf at the beach, let alone trusting you to the safety the sea has to offer. - YIKES!!!

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You are going to take up a Brokers time with a 1.4 YO on the beach - that equals a 16 MO baby who has no business being in the sun or surf at the beach, let alone trusting you to the safety the sea has to offer. - YIKES!!!
This is a joke right?
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An Exciting time, no doubt!...........have fun!......That's what Brokers are for....they get paid back when someone actually BUYS a boat but there are a lot of dues to be paid in the mean time.....

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You are going to take up a Brokers time with a 1.4 YO on the beach - that equals a 16 MO baby who has no business being in the sun or surf at the beach, let alone trusting you to the safety the sea has to offer. - YIKES!!!
This must be a joke. I see no logic in either statement that a 15 month old should not be on the beach, or that I should not use a broker to show me boats...that is his job, right?

And yes, of course my wife will be there. Even if not. I carry my son, he jabbers, coos and acts real cute...is there a problem?

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6 months old on the beach...very scary!







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I know of two boats for sale over at Island Moorings in Port Aransas. One is a Catalina 36 and it looks to be in pretty good shape. It is for sale by owner. The other one is a Cherubini Hunter 36. It looks pretty nice. It is listed with a broker. The Hunter is right next to my boat.

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I know of two boats for sale over at Island Moorings in Port Aransas. One is a Catalina 36 and it looks to be in pretty good shape. It is for sale by owner. The other one is a Cherubini Hunter 36. It looks pretty nice. It is listed with a broker. The Hunter is right next to my boat.
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