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Old 11-30-2018, 08:56 PM
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Per his website, Dave Pascoe has passed away on Nov 24. Although he seemed to be strongly opinionated you couldn't argue with the fact that he was a wealth of knowledge on the subject of boating. May he rest in peace.
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Yeah. Seemed to know his stuff regarding doing surveys - even if very opinionated. RIP.
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Fair winds and following seas.
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He was one of a kind. It is sad to lose another well-respected specialist from the marine industry.
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That sucks.

smart guy.
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I read several of his books, liked his old school style.
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RIP Mr Pascoe. Old school all the way.
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I learned a good bit from reading his articles years ago. His writings provided a great deal of information that one may not have considered when evaluating a boat. Whether I agreed or disagreed with his views he was very knowledgeable. Sad to hear of his passing.
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Old 12-01-2018, 05:34 AM
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Too bad.
Dave was a valued contributer here15-20 yrs ago.
The good old days, before Wiley sold it. No ads.
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He was certainly instrumental in my choice of boats. Most of his observations were very accurate. Now he can discuss boat building with Noah
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Everyone must've read something he wrote at one time or another. Old school but a wealth of information!
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He had conviction in his views.
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His name was just brought up on a recent thread about boat reviews. Interesting guy.
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Just doing search on grounding and zinc issues and who’s articles keep popping up? He will live on long after and keep helping....
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I began following Mr Pasco forty years ago. Based on his experience I trusted his views then and trust them now. Nothing but blue skies for Dave now.
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I used his material as a good baseline prior to getting into a big boat. I really enjoyed reading his highly opinionated writing.
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Learned a ton from his writing. Sad to hear.
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Most of us would not own boats if everyone followed his recommendations to a "T"... we just couldn't afford it. He believed in nothing but the best, which is good if you can afford it. Definitely a wealth of knowledge and worth every second of reading what he wrote though! You would learn quite a bit!!! Sorry to hear that he's gone.
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I learned more about boats from him than anyone else.

He had strong opinions, but most of them were right.

RIP Dave

https://www.yachtsurvey.com/dhpascoe.htm

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Not many surveyors left from the wooden boat days..

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