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Old 05-13-2019, 09:29 AM   #3
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City: Toms River
Country: USA
Vessel Name: V E N T U R E
Vessel Model: 1996 36' Island Gypsy Classic
Join Date: Dec 2009
Posts: 1,213
Dec 9 2012 Don Miller the founder of Marine Trader passed away effectively ending the business. I know they were selling some leftovers in around 2010. Any more were by order only. Once they switched from plywood covered with fiberglass to more of a molded cabin with plywood reinforcements around 1980 the boats were “better”. However no two were really alike it is the luck of the draw and how much care the original owner gave it. The hulls were generally the strongest part. I think one in very good condition is a great buy for the money. JP
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