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Being a gentleman, I will refrain my comments for Mr. Kennedy. However, it is obvious he has much to learn!!

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With a last name like that, you should not be anywhere near a sailboat or a car or a plane. Lock yourself in a room and just watch youtube videos.
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Oh no he didn't..

Wow. That was below the belt. You can't hold John John and uncle Ted against me.

SD: Sorry if I offended you. I had a 27' Cat on my short list until I found something I liked better.

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Wow. That was below the belt. You can't hold John John and uncle Ted against me.

SD: Sorry if I offended you. I had a 27' Cat on my short list until I found something I liked better.

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Didn't offend me at all... probably offended CD a bit though.... I have no connection with Catalina... don't even own one...
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Oops. Meant to say CD.

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Thomas,

You did not offend me at all.... looking back at my thread, it sounded like I might have been offended. Besides, you see all the rationing of crap I put up with here!! You will have to get in line to dish it out!!

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PS On a serious note: As long as you are not crossing oceans, Catalina is a great boat. I would not take one across the Pacific (though people have), but I would not take a Valiant to the islands... so a place to each. Find a boat that touches your heart. That way, when it touches your wallet (or grabs ahold) it won't hurt so much!!!
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CD's Postscript is excellent advice.. Don't buy a boat you don't love...
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Great advise. Thanks.
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Sorry TK, nothing personal, its been a bad year and I'm a little cranky.
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no worries. I can take a joke. That's actually my motto in life. "If you can't laugh at yourself, I'll do it for you"
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