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I've always wanted to know what boat was used in the movie Captian Ron

Accessing Sailnet's powerful .. search engine of course gave me the answer...NOT!

Knowing Hollywood's ability to morph things togather..Im wondering if more then one boat was use for the filming...The cabin has such wonderfully high headroom and the boat does seem to have a lot of windage when view from the outside so Im thinking its possible to be one boat..but the engine room seemed a little excessive for a sail boat..

Whatever it is i want one...for a while anyway
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I think it was a Formosa 51, but all the below deck shots were from sets, so no telling how accurate the interior was
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Believe it was a Formosa 51.

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I think it was a Formosa 51, but all the below deck shots were from sets, so no telling how accurate the interior was
Ya...I figurard as much...Bummer... thanks Pappy
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Hy Dog...Is that a current listing for the actual boat?
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It is from when the boat was for sale... don't believe it is currently for sale.
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Thank Goodness..

My wife would literaly Divorce me If I bought another boat before selling any...
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Yep, she is for sail. Here is the link to Yachtworld...500k though. This is my first post so they won't let me put the link in. Sorry.


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1978 Formosa Boat For Sale

some of us can put links in to. Most expensive one by double generally speaking. some are in the mid 100K to 350 for the most part.

Better be in good shape for that money!

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