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Old 02-25-2016, 02:35 PM   #1
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New member from the netherlands.
After owned varius boats i was looking for a trawler. As a young boy I was always very impressed by the bold lines of these ships with there flybridge and flared bow, and because there are not many sailing around in the Netherlands.
After a long search I found out that an GrandBanks was way to expensive so i looked for a more affordable solution. I eventually found this albin 33 that fit within my budged. Always well maintained she was for sale because the previous owner had become too old for her. I decided to buy the old lady from 1978.
Because I think there were certain things that could be better, immediately after the purchase i went to work at improving some bits and pieces. Which I will post some pictures from time to time.
I hope you enjoy.
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Old 02-25-2016, 05:47 PM   #2
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Welcome to the Forum, and looking forward to the pictures. And congratulations on the new-to-you boat.
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Old 02-25-2016, 05:50 PM   #3
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Welcome to the forum! Congratulations on the new to you boat.

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Old 02-25-2016, 09:52 PM   #4
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Welcome to TF. I can't wait to see the pics of your boat and where you go boating.
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Old 02-25-2016, 10:05 PM   #5
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First thing that came to mind...Swordfish...

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Old 02-25-2016, 10:12 PM   #6
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Welcome, Pictures are always welcome, when I was working our company had an office in Lelystadt I stopped there several times always enjoyed it. The manager had a nice sailboat.
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Old 02-26-2016, 03:14 AM   #7
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Old 02-26-2016, 06:22 PM   #8
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Hope it doesn't become a haddock.
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Old 02-27-2016, 08:19 AM   #9
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Welcome aboard, good to see an European new member. Looking forward for your pictures.
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