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Old 03-08-2018, 10:41 AM   #21
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Talk me down yall. Think Im in love.

Yall are doing a terrible job of talking me out of this.

Im thinking I can start a YouTube vblog (or whatever its called) about motorsailing to pay for this. Kind of like what Sailing La Vagabonde is doing, but with a 50ish couple instead of young, good looking Aussies. Maybe call it Mature Motorsailing. The demand will be HUGE for this segment Im sure!

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Old 03-08-2018, 10:48 AM   #22
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Im no historian, but Choey Lee started in Shanghai in the 1800s, moving facilities later to Hon Kong. So technically cannot be referred to as Taiwanese tubs.

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Anyone notice what looks like a PTO on the front of the starboard engine? Curious what that's about...bow thruster?
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Old 03-08-2018, 11:44 AM   #24
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Nice. So aren't "Motor Sail" boats designed to run with both motors running with sails up?
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Old 03-08-2018, 12:35 PM   #25
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Something happens to me when the woodwork is so sumptuous and curvy. That boat is a sculpture. True what Ted said, I’d rather see it as a two stateroom, but it seems as if Cheoy Lee has my number.
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Old 03-08-2018, 01:16 PM   #26
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OK CD, I looked at the boat porn site (Yachtworld) and this boat is just too fine for you. It is not docked in a conservative marina. If you had it moved to Texas, it would have to be cleaned to get all the evasive liberal stuff removed. Texas would never allow it entery until it was properly inspected by a conservative surveyor!

You like working on boats and this one is just too perfect for you. Adding sails to a motor yacht is just blasphemy I say!! Once a "stink pot" always a stink pot!!!

Talk you off the ledge yet???
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Old 03-08-2018, 01:34 PM   #27
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I LOVE those boats! I always wanted one, and would rather have this over the Nordhavn 56 motorsailer. From what I understand, the Cheoy Lee 53 is a very good sailing vessel, too.

So while I won't talk you down, how about sideways? You could buy the boat... and give it to me!!!!!

I cant talk you down but, I can throw a bucket of cold water on you. I think you are in 'heat' again.
Sometimes reality bites us in the butt and it can hurt too.

If you buy it, I will be happy to cruise with you.
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Old 03-08-2018, 01:46 PM   #28
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Anyone notice what looks like a PTO on the front of the starboard engine? Curious what that's about...bow thruster?
Yes I noticed that this morning while drooling over the pics and drinking my coffee . Im thinking it must be for the stabilizers . It sure is one sweet boat .
We only have one computer at home , actually its just an iPad. I make sure I leave my current YW list of dream boats everyday in the history for my wife to check out while Im at work.
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Old 03-08-2018, 02:01 PM   #29
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Talk me down yall. Think Im in love.

I could really put my snazzy new yachting clothes Healhustler made for me to good use on this boat!

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They seem a little too fancy for my current motorsailer.
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Old 03-08-2018, 04:46 PM   #30
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@tbtapper: Youve never done repair work on a CheoyLee or dug out dryrotted windows on one have you? Or cut out and relaminated spars that were delaminating from poor construction. They have a certain reputation that is well deserved. They are a Wednesday boat. Meaning if you get one built in the middle of the week (figuratively) its OK. But Monday and Friday boats suk. Which version is this one? Without an exhaustive look, survey and an experienced cheoylee lookover they arent worth it.
The P.O. did at least what the boat is actually worth in repairs. Thats a non starter for a cautious person. The boats worth half asking price. He will NEVER get what he has in it from a rationale buyer. Unrationale buyer, Sign on the dotted line.
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Old 03-08-2018, 05:06 PM   #31
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Well cappy208 youre correct Ive never done that on a Choylee. What I have done is that and MUCH more on a Bill Tripp designed John Trumpy built beauty built right here in the USA.
The point is Oceanus was a goldplater that because of ownership was in sad disrepair. All its premium building could not prevent the deterioration from occurring.
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Old 03-08-2018, 05:34 PM   #32
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So Cardude, come down a bit and look for a good 43. CHEOY LEE 43 MS sailboat specifications and details on sailboatdata.com


Cheoy Lee is not Taiwan and is quite an old respected company.

Cheoy Lee Shipyard has been owned and operated by the same family for more than a century. As a building and a repair yard at Po Tung Point in Shanghai, Cheoy Lee began producing steam powered craft. After 1936, the business moved to what was then the British territory of Hong Kong.
By the mid 1950's, the shipyard diversified into the production of teak sailing and motor yachts and the success of the newly formed pleasure craft division was soon apparent. By the mid 1960's, a majority of the company's production was pleasure craft, with large numbers being exported to the United States.
During the 1960's, Cheoy Lee was one of the pioneers in the development, testing and use of fiberglass construction techniques and a forerunner in the use of GRP/Foam sandwich technology in the marine field.
In 1977, Cheoy Lee built a 130' motor sailer, the world's largest GRP vessel of the time.
Other than on a strictly custom basis, Cheoy Lee stopped building sailing yachts in 1990 to concentrate on large Motor Yachts.
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Motor sailers are nice but, if I recall correctly, from my dock, I have to clear 5 or 6 bridges north or south to get to the ocean
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Donsan is clearly talking about a different boat. This one is so far from being as he described that the mods should relocate his post.
Donsan has already apologised and pointed out what he said was tongue in cheek, in an 'endeavor' ('scuse the pun) to do what the OP asked - talk him out of it.
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Old 03-08-2018, 06:50 PM   #35
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Wow

Like a sultry movie screen goddess this lady has likely broken a lot of hearts in her time. Truly a beautiful restoration. Most boats (dare I use that word?) are not perfect; she certainly comes close in so many wonderfully tittilating ways.

The lines of her graceful hull, the rise of her twin masts, the soft glow of all that interior wood.... ieeeee! I must put down the IPad and walk away before I become as distraught as car-dude over this mistress!

So much for my lusting after those "N" trawlers...
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Old 03-08-2018, 06:54 PM   #36
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Its all good yall. Just thought it was a cool boat and was doing some dreaming.

Need to spend some more time on my current boat before I start looking around. Last kid off too college in September!
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Id rent it on VRBO!
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Cardude01,
To make you feel good, I will not be putting in an offer on that boat.
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Old 03-08-2018, 09:33 PM   #39
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For some reason Cheoy Lee makes me think Taiwanese Tub as well, but you are probably correct in saying that is unfair. I love my Nordhavn N43 which is built in the same part of the world, and I have always admired the Cheoy Lee motorsailers, the 66 Cheoy Lees with walk around decks, the Midnight Laces, as well as Some of their wooden sail boats, and a wooden PassageMaker they built. Maybe it is the Cheoy Leakey jokes, maybe stupid prejudice. Thank you, it is making me think.
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I just looked at the listing, and it looks very promising. I have had 3 survey failures on Laces, so am leery of Cheoy Lee. In fairness, the boats would have been great if I had spent 2 or 3 times their value refitting them, and this boat looks as though she may not need it. It may be the familiar case of the most expensive boat being the cheapest in the long run.
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