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Old 11-04-2012, 04:08 AM   #9
Hendo78
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City: Perth
Country: Australia
Vessel Name: M/V SOLSTICE
Vessel Model: Hendo "Special"
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Originally Posted by kando View Post
G'day mates,

Thank you for your views, Scary, I too was concerned over the flying bridge, or height to beam ratio. During my search for a trawler to live aboard I have seen many old converted trawlers but not one of those boats had a flying bridge added. I tell a lie...One old American Monk timber trawler offered for sale in WA, USA, had a whopping great wheel-house added, I could have bought that Monk for a song but that wheel-house put me right of buying the boat.
I think I'll forget about the old west Aus boat and bid my time till I can get away to look at a few motor-sailors in New Zealand, I have several on my list, all are original and all are on offer for a lot less than the modernised west oz boat.

Thanks again for you advice on the boat,

Bill
Australia
Mate I'm in Perth if you need help. Just MSG me :-)
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