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Old 01-27-2017, 08:00 PM   #1
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finally our"new" trawler

Its been a long wait with plenty of looking but finally a purchase has been made, Tradewinds 44, 1982 vintage, looking forward to start the clean up and getting her shipshape, any tech help along the way will be greatly appreciated...Gav
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Old 01-27-2017, 08:13 PM   #2
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After a long search we have made a purchase, 1982 Tradewinds 44, let the fun begin, any tech help along the way would be greatly appreciated..Gav
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Welcome aboard Gav! Hope you enjoy your "new" boat.
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Old 01-27-2017, 08:50 PM   #7
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Our new trawler

Thanks Bruce, currently moored just up from you on the Camden Haven River at Dunbogan, just had full survey completed and the purchase finallised, hopefully now no nasty suprises. Gav
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Good luck with your girl, lot of pleasure lot of planned thing to do, lot of effort, some worries but nothing to regret!
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Nice looking boat! Twins?
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Old 01-27-2017, 09:31 PM   #10
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I meant twin engines...
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Did you buy two of them?
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yes, twin 120 lehmans, 6Kva onan Genny
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I have a similar vintage trawler, 1982 Ocean Alexander 43, currently located in Mazatlan, Mexico. She just went back in the water after a nine month refit. Be prepared to replace EVERYTHING.
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