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post #28 of Old 04-07-2019
jephotog
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Re: How do you find one?

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Originally Posted by Rmaddy View Post
I guess the grass is always greener. I see plenty of ads for sailboats 25 ft and up, even in my small-lake state. I think part of the problem is that boat production has really dropped off in the last 10 years, and used boats aren't as plentiful or affordable as they used to be.
The problem with larger boats is the bigger they are the more complicated they become. A trailer sailor that is "in need of a little elbow grease" may take a month to get into primo condition. A 40 foot boat that has been neglected might take 2 years to get ready to sail. Logistics also become easier when I boat is on a trailer. I traveled 5000 miles for my last sailboat.

Jordan
West Wight Potter 14 "Lemon Drop"
Oceanside CA
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