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Old 09-21-2015, 05:14 PM   #15
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Originally Posted by jwilsail View Post
I write yacht insurance and would not question the jump from 24' sail with 25yrs experience to a 35'. Having no experience and buying a 60 footer is a different story. You can do a lot of damage with a 60 footer.
Absolutely. Note that the OP said "I am compeltely new to trawlers (and boating for that matter...)"

Perhaps I misinterpreted, but he gave me the impression he thinks it's just buy a boat and go boating. I can't imagine any insurer covering a 60' for him without an experienced captain operating it.
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