Thread: For Sale: Grand Banks 42 Classic
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Old 02-12-2013, 07:39 AM   #16
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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.

JohnP
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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