Thread: For Sale: Grand Banks 42 Classic
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Old 02-12-2013, 08:39 AM   #16
Pau Hana
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City: Seattle, WA
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Vessel Name: Pau Hana
Vessel Model: 1989 PT52 Overseas Yachtfisher
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Originally Posted by JohnP View Post
This boat looks very Nice. The glassed over bottom is a big issue. Most wooden boat buyers want to be able to inspect the bottom planking for rot.

Generally a good bottom paint job keeps the worms at bay. The keel could have a wormshoe installed for protection after grounding.

This is a tough call but I think the price has to adjusted lower, or the glass removed to sell this yacht.

The 'glass layer will also prevent fasteners from being removed for inspection as part of a survey (a requirement for wood boats).
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