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Old 01-18-2020, 11:32 AM   #1
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Hello all,
My husband and I recently retired and have been looking/scouring the internet for months looking for a boat to do the loop and east coast. We are currently under contract on a 1992 Jefferson Viscount, had sea trial and survey and are now awaiting acceptance/decline of an adjusted offer! As I'm sure y'all know I am on pins and needles and I'm hoping that all goes through. I am so excited to begin this new chapter in our lives and very grateful to this forum for all of your posts and wisdom. Please cross your fingers for us because I think this is the 'right one' for us.

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Old 01-18-2020, 11:41 AM   #2
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Old 01-18-2020, 11:42 AM   #3
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Hi Donna,
Welcome to the Forum, and hopefully all will go as it should to ensure that you get the "right" boat for you, at a good (fair) price!!
Let us know how it works out, and enjoy the process.
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Welcome Donna, fingers crossed for you. My wife and I recently purchased a boat after a year long search so we now exactly how you feel. There were a couple boats that we put offers on that didn't work out, but we believe in fate and in the end we ended up with a much better suited boat for us, so if this one doesn't work out, no worries just find the next one.
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Hello all,
My husband and I recently retired and have been looking/scouring the internet for months looking for a boat to do the loop and east coast. We are currently under contract on a 1992 Jefferson Viscount, had sea trial and survey and are now awaiting acceptance/decline of an adjusted offer! As I'm sure y'all know I am on pins and needles and I'm hoping that all goes through. I am so excited to begin this new chapter in our lives and very grateful to this forum for all of your posts and wisdom. Please cross your fingers for us because I think this is the 'right one' for us.

Donna in Little Washington, NC
Wifey B: Welcome. I always laugh at how locals make sure they say "Little Washington." Perhaps time to change it to "Normal Washington" or "Best Washington."

You have great cruising plans and Washington is a good boating community too.
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Old 01-18-2020, 01:56 PM   #7
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Welcome aboard. Hope the deal works out for you.
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Old 01-18-2020, 02:00 PM   #8
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Welcome and good luck with your new boat!
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Old 01-18-2020, 02:19 PM   #9
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Old 01-18-2020, 02:28 PM   #10
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Welcome! Post pics of the new baby when you can.


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Old 01-18-2020, 03:07 PM   #11
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Best Washington is Washington state, but I digress. If this is your boat it looks like a winner. You will need a new dinghy sooner than later:

https://www.yachtworld.com/boats/199...ndeck-3558480/
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Old 01-18-2020, 05:59 PM   #12
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Although I didn't realize it at the time, shopping is half the fun. Well, maybe not half the fun, but a part of the fun..

Sometimes deals go south and it is probably for the best. If that happens, just keep looking.

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Old 01-19-2020, 11:22 AM   #13
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Welcome aboard TF
I'll hold the congrats till deal is done do as not to jinx you.
Just s heads up... there are a few other Donna's on TF so if a reply seems odd that may be the reason. Post some details and pics when you close the deal.
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