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Old 01-16-2019, 02:39 AM   #1
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My new pride and Joy

Hi members, thought I would post my new pride and Joy. Itís a Blue Seas, originally it was a 36 foot but was professionally extended to 40 foot. She has a 120hp Ford lees single screw with a bow thruster. Iíve admired this boat for several years and feel blessed to own her. She is in excellent condition. Big jump from my old timber cruiser which was a converted work boat also 40í
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Old 01-16-2019, 03:36 AM   #2
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Enjoy!

Looks like you have her in a nice location!
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Old 01-16-2019, 06:23 AM   #3
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Congratulations on your new boat! Looks to be a very nice boat to cruise on.

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Old 01-16-2019, 07:51 AM   #4
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She's a beauty! Congratulations. Hope you get many years of enjoyment from her.
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Old 01-16-2019, 08:53 AM   #5
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Nice! Congrats!
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Old 01-16-2019, 09:35 AM   #6
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Very nice! Love the Europa style, too. Enjoy it!
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Old 01-16-2019, 09:43 AM   #7
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Old 01-16-2019, 12:28 PM   #8
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Similar in many ways to our Happy Clown, 45' originally. Marketed as a Heritage 45, built by CHB in Taiwan.
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Old 01-16-2019, 04:25 PM   #10
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I like her lines. I'd like to see more photos of her. Interior shots, external shots, etc.
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Old 01-16-2019, 05:15 PM   #11
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The extension is so well done it looks like it was always 40ft.
Great looking boat, maybe some Harvey Halvorsen in the design, especially the IG like bow.
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Looks nice!
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Congratulations. Beautiful boat
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Old 01-16-2019, 07:22 PM   #14
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Extended to 40, somebody must have loved that boat! Sounds like you already do too. Good luck with your new beauty!
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Old 01-17-2019, 02:01 AM   #16
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Similar in many ways to our Happy Clown, 45' originally. Marketed as a Heritage 45, built by CHB in Taiwan.
Yes L believe this was made in Taiwan as well, Iíve notice a few boats that carry very similar features coming from there.
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Old 01-17-2019, 02:03 AM   #17
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The extension is so well done it looks like it was always 40ft.
Great looking boat, maybe some Harvey Halvorsen in the design, especially the IG like bow.
The extinction job is so good you cannot see any signs whatsoever that it was extended. All the teak was replaced in th cockpit so the extension is seamless..
I have old photos on the boat of them carrying out the work so Iíll post some pics.
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I like her lines. I'd like to see more photos of her. Interior shots, external shots, etc.
Here are some inside shots. We are going to up date the interior as itís a bit tired and dated. All the running gear is A1 so just the stuff you can see. She also needs a good cut and polish..
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Here are some inside shots. We are going to up date the interior as itís a bit tired and dated. All the running gear is A1 so just the stuff you can see. She also needs a good cut and polish..
So all new covers and clears, new diesel heater, all the lower level wood work is done, we just need to paint the fly bridge deck and do the wood work up there. Also we are getting some new mattresses made (latex ones I think) and new covers and cushions in the gallery.
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Old 01-17-2019, 03:11 AM   #20
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Nice cruiser Jason, and with a "single screw with a bow thruster" it is a perfect combination - proven by experts to be far superior to a twin diesel trawler
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