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These are salty as ...., beautiful, and strong. I'm a big fan.

There is no one thing that makes a boat more costly than another, it's everything. Hardware like big cleats/big backing plates, nice opening port lights that can take green water, right sized or oversized winches, solid chain plates, bulkheads that are tabbed in to the hull, wood work/carpentry, well organized wiring, no chopper guns, etc...etc....etc.

All this stuff costs money for the components, but moreover, the labor hours.

I'd rather be offshore in a blow in a strongly built smaller boat, than a poorly built bigger boat.

Disclaimer - - Lot's of people on this site disagree.

Besides, those things are salty as .....
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