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I wish your wife a speedy recovery.

A multihull sailboat might make as much sense as a power boat. Given the size of the dock you have, and a decent size catamaran would probably be more stable than most powerboats, with better amenities and preclude you from succumbing to the forces of evil.
Yea, a boat with training wheels would be better then a.... a..... oh never mind.

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Fritz - You have a great opportunity, should you be in the area at the time, to look at some new "fast trawlers" at the Miami Boat Show. It's Feb 14-18, and though we are only in the Strictly Sail portion at Miamarina, I hear the trawler and motoryacht basins are pretty big and have a wide range of craft. Good luck!


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Thanks...

...for the kind sentiments, the good advice, and the gentle ribbing.

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Hey, at least buy a tender capable of being sailed!

Good luck with your wife and your plans.
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That'd be an excellent compromise... if you decide not to get a small catamaran.
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Hey, at least buy a tender capable of being sailed!

Good luck with your wife and your plans.

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