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Great Project Boat, Great Design Rhodes 32

Yes, there is a Rhodes Chesapeake 32 on the ebay. How stupid people are to pass this up. I have a boat, but I look at this Rhodes. It is a solid hull and deck. Only 85 of these boats made. I should take boat, but I am cruising a retired IOR now. I think 'is the US so broke nobody can afford classic boat like this Chesapeake?' What? Everyone has wife that say's, " ...no, we must pay the robber oil barons and buy the war machines or they take our home." How unfortunate.

So, I see this boat and it is needing assembly and some bulkhead repair. I have sellers phone number.

Anyway, the boat is a very good design. The boats construction is good for the US 1960's construction. It is like the Pearson boats from the factory. The Danes did a much better job, but the plastic is very thick and the hull is very solid. Nice 3700# lead ballast. Good diesel. Seeing a fine boat like this on ebay and at the hands of a general public that beats children with rods for Jesus, creeps me out.
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It is kind of sad.

On the other hand, it's a tough economy out there, because of poor choices people and elected officials have made, and probably part of the natural ups and downs of the business cycle.
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