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Old 08-02-2015, 12:34 AM   #2101
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Anyone know anything about this pretty boat, looks brand new.
It's a 31' Ranger Tug. Nice boat, fast when you want it to be, and staggeringly expensive for a 31' boat. There was a new one for sale on our dock for awhile the other year and we could not believe the price. One could get a used Grand Banks 36 or even 42 in good to great shape for that anount.
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Old 08-02-2015, 01:37 AM   #2102
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It's a 31' Ranger Tug. Nice boat, fast when you want it to be, and staggeringly expensive for a 31' boat. There was a new one for sale on our dock for awhile the other year and we could not believe the price. One could get a used Grand Banks 36 or even 42 in good to great shape for that anount.
Agree, nice boat ... ugly price. I'm done buying anything "new" anyway, best to have others eat the depreciation.
Besides it's a bit small, I'm of the mind that my next boat needs to be live-aboard size just in case things go sideways.


My first choice ...
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Old 08-02-2015, 09:23 AM   #2103
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Agree, nice boat ... ugly price. I'm done buying anything "new" anyway, best to have others eat the depreciation.
Besides it's a bit small, I'm of the mind that my next boat needs to be live-aboard size just in case things go sideways.


My first choice ...
Sideways was what happened in 2008ish... upside down is clearly on the horizon.

Unless an unbelievable deal for BIG live-a-board comes your way, I recommend stashing cash, silver, and gold, i.e. waiting. Cause... there will be fire sales like never before in the boating industry if/when Europe goes belly up and China soon follows due to income lack. In that case U.S. will experience really deep financial troubles. Living on a boat could become the best alternative for us marine luv-ers... and fun too!!


Being that our little 34' Tolly tri cabin is completely equipped for two to comfortably live aboard if needed (and easy as heck to maintain)... I calc we could get away for just a few to several thou$and a year anchored out / easy cruising. Tolly 44' and 48' are boats I have my eyes on too.
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Sideways was what happened in 2008ish... upside down is clearly on the horizon.
Unless an unbelievable deal for BIG live-a-board comes your way, I recommend stashing cash, silver, and gold, i.e. waiting. Cause... there will be fire sales like never before in the boating industry if/when Europe goes belly up and China soon follows due to income lack. In that case U.S. will experience really deep financial troubles. Living on a boat could become the best alternative for us marine luv-ers... and fun too!!
I agree, when an average price of an old rundown house costs above $1.2M here in Vancouver, something has to give. There will be a lot of crying out there.
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The Canadain dollar is in the toilet and circling the drain. U.S. buyer can cut a deal on a boat in Canada and take another 30% of the price due to the dollar exchange.
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Old 08-02-2015, 04:53 PM   #2106
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Perhaps I should buy a house in Cambell River. Think I'd like to live there. Catch the tide in the narrows and soon I'd be in my favorite waters. Hmmmmmmm

Better deal in Calgary though. My brother in law has a nice big house there. We thought he was sitting on a gold mine a few years ago.
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Old 08-02-2015, 09:41 PM   #2107
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Gozzard 36 . Those Ted Gozzard boats are especially easy on the eyes .We saw this one on our trip to Pebble Isle Marina , TN River this weekend .
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The Canadain dollar is in the toilet and circling the drain. U.S. buyer can cut a deal on a boat in Canada and take another 30% of the price due to the dollar exchange.
Regardless, restaurant meals, gasoline, and lodging costs more in US$$ even considering the exchange rate (leastwise in BC and Alberta) than in the US. Is it because of higher taxes, wages, or what?
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Old 08-02-2015, 10:08 PM   #2109
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Regardless, restaurant meals, gasoline, and lodging costs more in US$$ even considering the exchange rate (leastwise in BC and Alberta) than in the US. Is it because of higher taxes, wages, or what?

we crossed the ca/us border a week ago and the customs dude asked if we had stocked up on groceries in Canada..wtf?? I just laughed at him and asked him if he had ever bought anything up north and did he think there were savings even with the favorable exchange.. he didn't appear to be amused.
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we crossed the ca/us border a week ago and the customs dude asked if we had stocked up on groceries in Canada..wtf?? I just laughed at him and asked him if he had ever bought anything up north and did he think there were savings even with the favorable exchange.. he didn't appear to be amused.
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On our trip last month, the US border agent was more concerned with confiscating a lemon we had purchased in the US.
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Old 08-02-2015, 10:37 PM   #2111
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I ran across this freshly refit Fisher 46 auction on Ebay recently. If I had the money right now I would buy it in a heartbeat. Oh, it has 'those' windows too. Except on a Fisher, they look like they belong there.

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Larry your notions of a fast boat didn't last very long.
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Old 08-02-2015, 11:37 PM   #2113
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Thanks LarryM. What a beautiful boat.
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Old 08-02-2015, 11:48 PM   #2114
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Larry your notions of a fast boat didn't last very long.
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Beautiful, I agree . . . . . still
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I ran across this freshly refit Fisher 46 auction on Ebay recently. If I had the money right now I would buy it in a heartbeat. Oh, it has 'those' windows too. Except on a Fisher, they look like they belong there.
I didn't know Fisher made a trawler;

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I didn't know Fisher made a trawler;

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Yes they did. I always thought they looked pretty salty.

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I ran across this freshly refit Fisher 46 auction on Ebay recently. If I had the money right now I would buy it in a heartbeat. Oh, it has 'those' windows too. Except on a Fisher, they look like they belong there.

IIRC the pics correctly, she had some major glass work below the waterline.
Looked like the forefoot was badly smashed and shredded.

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Have always liked the exterior of the Fisher motor sailer. Unfortunately the interior has too many cabins that more resemble a series of closets than staterooms.

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Old 08-03-2015, 08:15 AM   #2119
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Even Tollycraft had one... Mr. Tolly did not incorrectly call it a "Trawler", but rather, he termed it a "Coastal Cruiser:
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