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Just bought a 1979 Islander Bahama 30 today

I just bought a 1979 Islander Bahama 30 today.

Fully loaded -

roller furling
bimini
wheel steering
new sails
new rigging
new air conditioning/heat
new head
new water heater
2 new batteries.
fully restored inside and out.

Check out my photo gallery to see photos - you will be as shocked as I was!

( guess what I paid for it )...

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The photo posting is basically broken. Read the POST in my signature to learn a more reliable way to do it. As for a guess... $15,000 is my guess.

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Did you see the photos?
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Don't be mad..: I only paid $ 7,700 for it.
I believe I got a great deal.
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Don't be mad..: I only paid $ 7,700 for it.
I believe I got a great deal.
I saw those pics .

The seller is the one who oughtta be mad!

Seriously, sweet boat. I assume the cabin sole looks so nice and shiny because it's used for eating off of?
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congrats, enjoy her

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I saw those pics .

The seller is the one who oughtta be mad!

Seriously, sweet boat. I assume the cabin sole looks so nice and shiny because it's used for eating off of?
That's the funniest thing I have heard. I thought the same thing when I saw it.
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Congrats... sounds like a good price... how did the survey go?

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Very good. No soft spots. The Volvo diesal runs pretty good.
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