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Search: Posts Made By: SailorBrett
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 09-10-2013
Replies: 15
Views: 1,429
Posted By hellosailor
Re: Good deal? Need advice.

Brett-
An inboard diesel replacement means a fast $15,000 and a lot of effort on top of that. Unless you really feel up to a DIY on that, or get lucky and it "just" needs a new head. Either way, if...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 09-09-2013
Replies: 15
Views: 1,429
Posted By thesnort
Re: Good deal? Need advice.

This one might be near where you live: S2 Sailboat *** S2 9.2 CC *** 30' Cruiser (http://richmond.craigslist.org/boa/4018910249.html)

Frankly though, I'd look around for something 32 feet and...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 09-07-2013
Replies: 15
Views: 1,429
Posted By Faster
Re: Good deal? Need advice.

Early days to be making transatlantic plans....

The C&C may be the boat with better 'bones', however the Yamahas are well engineered and executed, with some nifty ideas and it's probably a bit...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 09-07-2013
Replies: 15
Views: 1,429
Posted By Alex W
Re: Good deal? Need advice.

The C&C is in my opinion the better boat, but a new engine is $10k or more, and it sounds like the boat needs another $2-5k of work pretty easily. A 1979 C&C 29 in really tip top shape would be...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 09-07-2013
Replies: 15
Views: 1,429
Posted By jimgo
Re: Good deal? Need advice.

I agree with Manatee. Walk away from the C&C you described. You're looking at THOUSANDS in repairs. Easily what you're going to pay for the boat.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 09-07-2013
Replies: 15
Views: 1,429
Posted By manatee
Re: Good deal? Need advice.

How much sailing have you done?

A choice between a money-and-time sink -vs- a sailaway boat? Yamaha.

...unless you want to spend two or three hitches patching up the C&C.
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