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We OWN a Boat

Posted on Tue 13 May 2008 in Boat Buying

Today I signed all the paperwork and we officially own Deep Playa!!

Dawn and I are VERY excited to say the least. Now all the projects can begin. ;-)

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We're Buying a Boat !!

Posted on Thu 08 May 2008 in Boat Buying

Tuesday the selling broker broker brought the boat down to Bellingham so we could do the haul-out and complete the survey. The haul out was pretty amazing, my broker and I rode in boat while they lifted us about 30 feet above the water. I expected to hear a lot …

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What's going on with the boat?

Posted on Fri 02 May 2008 in Boat Buying

I still owe you my detailed notes and thoughts on this process and I'm holding those back for now, but I wanted to let you know what is up with our offer and the boat. Wednesday Dawn, My Broker, My Surveyor and I were in Blaine and taking the boat …

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Update on the Boat

Posted on Wed 16 April 2008 in Boat Buying

We're scheduled to do a Survey on 30 April in Blaine. Its a little complicated because Blaine can't haul out a ketch rig of this size, so we will have to take the boat to Pt. Roberts to be hauled out.

I changed Surveyors mid stream and fortune smiled on …

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Sea Trial

Posted on Wed 09 April 2008 in Boat Buying

Tomorrow Dawn and I are going to Blaine to test sail the Pearson 424 we're currently evaluating for purchase. My hope is everything goes well and the whole thing is uneventful. It would be a nice change to have some good news this week.

Assuming it does go well just …

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The Vessel

Posted on Sat 05 April 2008 in Boat Buying

Dawn and I currently have a pending offer on a Pearson 424 Ketch (see pics) which we plan to name Deep Playa. We still have to go through the sea trial and survey and if all goes well she'll be ours in early may.

She is currently moored in Blaine …

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