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Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   10-29-2001
Replies: 9
Views: 4,316
Posted By knome
Opinions Please: 1940''''s Wood vs. 1960''''s Fiberglass

I definitely don''t agree that having a fiberglass boat is necessarily better than a wooden boat, based solely on maintenance.

If you hole a fiberglass boat, it costs lots of $$ to fix. If you...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   10-18-2001
Replies: 17
Views: 8,081
Posted By knome
Blue Water Cruiser

Well, I took a quick look at Yachtworld''s (http://www.yachtworld.com) used sail section, with just ''sail'' and ''80,000'' dollars as the top limit, there were 6782 records. Oof.

In just a glance...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-16-2001
Replies: 2
Views: 1,116
Posted By knome
Waterlog watermaker

Does anyone have any experience with these watermakers? Given that they don''t use power, they seem like a good price and resource compromise, rather than buying a spectra.
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Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   10-16-2001
Replies: 17
Views: 8,081
Posted By knome
Blue Water Cruiser

One thing I would suggest as well.. if you have a strict $100k budget. Make sure you buy a boat for about $50k. It could cost you another $50k to get out and cruising, given all of the maintenence...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   10-15-2001
Replies: 1
Views: 2,903
Posted By knome
multi hulls -vs- mono huls?

Wow. That''s a real can of worms you''ve opened up, David. The MonoHull vs. Multihull debate (from what I can see) rages on but for what it is worth here are some things I think you should consider: ...
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