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Old 03-10-2018, 11:02 AM   #1
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City: St. Petersburg, Florida
Vessel Name: M/V Sherpa
Vessel Model: 24' Vashon Diesel Cruiser
Join Date: Jun 2013
Posts: 585
Ready for trip... some work completed on my Vashon

I spent several weekends with my wife repairing, replacing, and adjusting on my Vashon.

1) Inside helm pump (Wagner 701) sent off for rebuilding
2) Outside helm (Seafirst) seal replaced
3) New wheel installed
4) Heat exchanger replaced
5) Touched up the interior with Pettit Shipendec Gloss White
6) Custom wheel house carpet with Vashon Boat Works logo
7) New Todd seat cushions

We are planning a nice trip to Caledesi Island in Dunedin. I am looking forward to stretching Sherpa's legs.
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Old 03-10-2018, 03:54 PM   #2
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City: Paris,TN
Vessel Name: William
Vessel Model: Outer reef 32
Join Date: Jan 2013
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The Sherpa is sure looking good and feeling the love. I really like that wheel . I want one for William. Nice work you two . Have great trip . Good looking boat .

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Old 03-10-2018, 04:02 PM   #3
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City: Fort Myers, FL... Summers in Crisfield, MD
Vessel Name: Slow Hand
Vessel Model: Cherubini Independence 45
Join Date: Dec 2010
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Very nice! Hope you have good weather for your trip.

I'm tired of fast moves, I've got a slow groove, on my mind.....
I want to spend some time, Not come and go in a heated rush.....
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Old 03-10-2018, 05:30 PM   #4
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Vessel Name: Never Say Never
Vessel Model: President 41 DC
Join Date: Jul 2015
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Looks nice. Good work.
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Old 03-13-2018, 05:07 PM   #5
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City: St James City, Fl
Vessel Name: Sweet Pea
Vessel Model: Nimble Nomad 25' Trawler
Join Date: Mar 2010
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Beautiful boat! And you have done a great job! Hope your cruise went well,
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Old 02-15-2021, 03:37 PM   #6
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City: Alaska
Vessel Name: Rumpus van puffy bun
Vessel Model: Vashon 23
Join Date: Feb 2021
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Beautiful boat! An inspiration makes my Vashon look like a tired long liner lol I was wondering if you had a jpeg of the Vashon logo you had your carpet made with I wanted use the cricket and cut some decals of the Vashon boat works logo thank you
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Old 02-20-2021, 12:01 PM   #7
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Image for those that might want it

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Old 02-20-2021, 08:22 PM   #8
City: Camano Island
Vessel Name: Puffin
Vessel Model: Tresfjord 28
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Nice looking boat! Waiting for the weather to warm up here in the NW! Have fun and be safe!
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Old 02-25-2021, 11:23 PM   #9
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City: Oneida Lake, NY
Vessel Name: Sylphide
Vessel Model: Kingston Aluminum Yacht 44' Custom
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What a smart looking little ship. I like it!

Just be nice to each other, dammit.
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