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Date Posted: - Tuesday - 02/27/07 - 12:43pm
Author: Steve
Subject: M31 1968
In reply to: Mike Marchant 's message, "First mariner need a little help" on - Sunday - 02/25/07 - 2:29am

Hi all,

I just purchased my M31, needs a deck and some (yet to be determined) engine work, it's been out of the water for 8 or so years. A majority of the brightwork is in good shape. I paid 1500 for it. I had the hull checked and, of course it's solid, like most Mariners.

I plan on putting about 10,000 into it in labor and other pieces. The masts and sails were stored so they won't need much work.

All in all I plan on investing about 15,000 into it and end up with a boat I can Coastal Cruise from the Oregon Coast down to the Baja, perhaps the Sea of Cortez for a few years then sell it and get a larger boat.

Hope this helps.

Good sailing.


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[> Good deal -- mike m40 #61, - Tuesday - 02/27/07 - 4:41pm

Sounds to me like you got a really good deal!! Look at my boat, I have approx. $12,000 in it and it won't float!! Another $20,000 and I will be good to go. I'm happy as hell with mine!!

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[> [> yea -- mike, - Sunday - 03/ 4/07 - 2:46am

Just wanted to say thanks for the respones, they made me feel better. I guess I was kinda just being a baby would be the best way to sum it up. I like the " SWEET LADY" I just had a bunch of little things go wrong in the first few months of having her I got a little scared she was gonna have a major problem. That would be out of my price range to fix. I hope you guys can understand first time having my own boat and not useing my fathers I was just a little scared I bought a bad boat. Thanks again Mike marchant

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