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post #21 of 22 Old 08-02-2012
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Re: How old is too old

Even brand new boats need some maintenance. Older boats generally need more, depending on how neglected they are.
It is all about how well maintained the boat has been kept during its years afloat.

That said, our 45 year old Tartan 27' is in good shape but after 10 years of ownership we may be installing a new head on the Atomic 4 because of an exhaust leak.

Ship happens.

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Re: How old is too old

My boat is 47 years old and it's in better shape today than when it was built. West system coating, beefing up and maticulas maint.

" Some are boat wise and some are other wise"
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