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Old 01-21-2018, 12:31 PM   #1
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Ready to cast off....

Greetings from Galveston, Wife and I recently retired, house and all is up for sale. Ready to cast off for the islands and great loop. As soon as the house sells we will be looking for a 2000+ DeFever Raised Pilothouse Trawler or similar. Will be a cash buyer around $400-500k.

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Old 01-21-2018, 10:48 PM   #3
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Greetings from Galveston, Wife and I recently retired, house and all is up for sale. Ready to cast off for the islands and great loop. As soon as the house sells we will be looking for a 2000+ DeFever Raised Pilothouse Trawler or similar. Will be a cash buyer around $400-500k.

Tim and Cindy
Great idea, especially if shared by both. Brave decision, however. Any extended boating experience perchance..?
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Welcome to the forum! Enjoy the Great Loop, was the trip of a lifetime for me.

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That’s a nice budget. Congrats.
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Old 01-22-2018, 08:20 AM   #7
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I agree with the budget comment. Nice budget! You're gonna get a beauty.
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Old 01-22-2018, 02:08 PM   #9
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Budget is all pending on what we get for our home and current 32’ center console. Have a little experience in the past, was a search and rescue coxswain with the CG, then ran some go-fast boats for “G” back in the day. Also hold a 100 ton license.

If anyone is thinking about selling in the next few months let us know, I’d rather not use a broker.

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