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Old 07-24-2019, 08:02 PM   #21
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Old 07-24-2019, 08:08 PM   #22
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The outside is dated. The interior is dated.
Being outdated can be wonderful and beautiful SMILE
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Old 07-24-2019, 08:47 PM   #23
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Ahh, the smell of mineral spirits in the morning.
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Old 07-25-2019, 12:32 AM   #24
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I gets better with every picture. Yes, there is upkeep,your bright work skills will be called upon, but the advertised price was amazing, I expected a lot more $ ask. Congratulations, a vessel approaching its centenary in better condition than most boats of any age.
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Welcome back Bob. And man what a way to come back. She’s beautiful and your the right man for her. Can’t wait to see more.
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Welcome back Bob. And man what a way to come back. She’s beautiful and your the right man for her. Can’t wait to see more.


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Fantastic boat that I would never be worthy to own. You are.
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Old 07-25-2019, 11:37 AM   #27
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Welcome back Bob. And man what a way to come back. She’s beautiful and your the right man for her. Can’t wait to see more.

Feels like it’s been forever. Thank you for the kind words!
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Old 07-25-2019, 11:38 AM   #28
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Fantastic boat that I would never be worthy to own. You are.


Not sure I’m more worthy than anyone else but thank you.
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Old 07-25-2019, 12:21 PM   #29
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Welcome back stateside!

Seafarer is BEAUTIFUL, Bob! What a great way to return to boating!

Will she remain in a covered slip? If so, that should help to minimize the labor needed to preserve her in her bristol condition.

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Old 07-25-2019, 11:43 PM   #30
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She bears a startling resemblance ( at least to me ) to Herman Goring's yacht as seen in the video linked below. Goring's boat was 90 feet long...but this could be its little sister !!

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Old 07-27-2019, 06:22 AM   #31
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Old 07-27-2019, 06:23 AM   #32
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Lots of cool things on this boat but this is my favorite.
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Old 07-27-2019, 05:20 PM   #33
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So awesome!!! I absolutely love it. We passed this thing in Florida last month. I absolutely love those old boats. Do you have any more details of yours? More inside pics? Congrats!
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Lots of cool things on this boat but this is my favorite.
Is the smaller lever still in use? I ran a boat that had the same controls. Was told that the smaller lever was for spark advance for the original engines which were converted aircraft engines. Boat was built during prohibition.
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So awesome!!! I absolutely love it. We passed this thing in Florida last month. I absolutely love those old boats. Do you have any more details of yours? More inside pics? Congrats!
I believe what you passed is the Honey Fitz, the former presidential tacht used by Eisenhower through Nixon. Honey Fitz was JFK's grandfather. Was this boat on the St. Lucie Canal. If so, it was definitely the Honey Fitz. The giveaway is the blue seal on the wheelhouse. This is truly an historic treasure.
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Old 07-28-2019, 09:45 AM   #36
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Bob, that is an incredible vessel! Congratulations. Hope to see you on one of our trips to Bellingham (new grandbaby there!). Good luck as you prioritize the punch list, but it looks to me that it is in pretty Bristol shape!
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