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Old 11-02-2011, 01:51 PM   #1
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Hi. *I'm thinking of buying a 1969 27' Chine trawler. *Can't find any info on this boat. *Anybody familiar with this craft? *Any words of advice? *This would be my first boat. *Link to the ad posted below. *Any help would be deeply appreciated.

http://www.usedvictoria.com/classifi...ler--_15829995
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Old 11-02-2011, 02:28 PM   #2
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RE: boat buying advice.

Looks nice. I would look carefully at a 1969 with a wood cabin.

A lot of years for glass over plywood. Look closley for leaks.

It's all about how she was maintained.

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Old 11-02-2011, 09:02 PM   #3
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RE: boat buying advice.

From the pictures it looks good ( great ) which a little TLC could make it yours for the keeping as long as it doesn't turn into a lot of TLC just to enjoy the usage.

I think I would look at " if I wanted to resell " i.e. if I had it for a couple of years and wanted to upgrade with not being able to unload it, then again you are in a prime location to unload and get your $$ back.*

Just my two cents

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