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Date Posted: - Sunday - 04/ 5/15 - 7:49am
Author: Ardi
Subject: think again
In reply to: Jan 's message, "Mariner 36 ketch" on - Tuesday - 03/31/15 - 5:55pm

That boat has been on the hard for a very long time, and I think that the ballast is cast iron because has cracks at the bottom of the keel in 2-3 places where the wooden blocks were holding and you could see the rust dripping out. Than they did the bottom paint and put her in the water but I don't know if they fixed the cracks in the keel. That is most important but the problems don't end there. She has soft deck in several places and the interior needs a lot of work. If the keel is done properly I think you would sink 20Gs in her and a lot( I mean a lot ) of work if you do it yourself. Personally I wouldn't pay for her and think twice if taking her for Free. Think about, tanks, chain plates, electrical , plumbing, interior, decks, bowsprit, sails, running riging etc.
This is my opinion

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[> the mast support is the easy fix -- Ardi, - Sunday - 04/ 5/15 - 8:02am

You can place a pole threw the table from the keel to the ceiling and it's done.

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[> [> Thanks, Ardi, but .... -- Jan, - Thursday - 04/ 9/15 - 10:46pm

I'd already bought the boat by the time you posted.

Ah, well -- she's mine now and I'll let you know how much of a project she really is. I was expecting somewhat at what she cost, so we'll see.

And everything doesn't have to be done at once -- and only enough to go sailing. :)


Thanks for sharing your information. If you know anything else about her, I'll appreciate it.


Cheers,
Jan

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