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Old 01-07-2023, 11:25 AM   #1
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Hi everyone - my hubby and I just joined. No boat, yet - still in search of. Looks like a great group, looking forward to all of the insights. Plan on cruising from Maine/Florida/Caribbean.
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Old 01-07-2023, 11:29 AM   #2
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Old 01-07-2023, 11:51 AM   #3
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Welcome, you came to the right place.
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Old 01-07-2023, 05:04 PM   #5
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Welcome, wealth of knowledge here. Do not be afraid to ask questions
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Old 01-08-2023, 04:22 PM   #6
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We should meet up?
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Old 01-08-2023, 06:44 PM   #7
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Welcome Aboard. Be aware there is a difference between owning a boat of almost any size in Maine and Florida and cruising the bahamas.

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Old 01-09-2023, 07:30 PM   #8
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Old 01-17-2023, 03:51 PM   #9
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Old 01-18-2023, 08:58 PM   #10
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Glad to have you aboard! What is your timeline for purchase and cruising?

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Old 01-23-2023, 09:52 PM   #11
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Welcome aboard. We were all newbies at one time.
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Old 01-24-2023, 01:09 AM   #13
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Old 01-24-2023, 12:52 PM   #14
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Thank you! We'd like to get something by the Summer, depending on where she is, cruising by Fall. At least, that's the plan.
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Old 01-24-2023, 03:51 PM   #15
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To find what you think you might want but don't realize it now, start with the boat sites online. Yacht World being 1.

When you find a boat you like the looks of, start centering on that and go see it in person.

IF it is still the boat you like then you start shopping.

It's an exciting time and then all of a sudden you hear yourself say, did I actually just buy a boat?

Welcome to the fun.
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Old 01-24-2023, 06:32 PM   #16
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Welcome guys! Glad to see yet another "Mainer" here!
Good luck in your search for a boat! Look carefully!

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Old 01-24-2023, 07:14 PM   #17
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Agree with you completely, we started looking about a year ago just to get a better idea of what we wanted. Both online and in person. We have a pretty good idea now, just need to find her!
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Consider a broker. Worked for us
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Old 01-24-2023, 10:06 PM   #20
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Welcome guys! Glad to see yet another "Mainer" here!
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S 1 - Really like the avatar showing your Krogen Express 49. First time I've seen one like that. Got closeups you might like to share? - Thanks, Art
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