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Old 08-28-2011, 08:06 PM
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I worked for a company in Miami called the SHIP"S CREW many years ago....spent many an hour washing bleaching, oiling varnishing etc etc etc. We always laughed when the client called and said...it only has a little bit of dry rot......what do you think of this jewel on Ebay?? A cool old Mathews but..............................


http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/1963-...item19c85ae6ae


Sorry if this is the wrong forum, but I am not seriously suggesting buying this fine yacht.
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Old 08-29-2011, 04:01 AM
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Looks like a floating junkyard. They would have to pay me to take it.
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Old 08-29-2011, 04:22 AM
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I like the vinyl floors,
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Old 08-29-2011, 04:33 AM
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Looks like whoever buys that thing had better have deep pockets if they want to fix it up and a large yard for it to sit in. Looks like the smartest person of all was the one who donated it, probably saved himself a huge bill by giving it away rather than having to pay to have it hauled away.
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Old 08-29-2011, 06:28 AM
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Not uncommon in Cali. Folks buy a piece of crap boat like that just to live on it. It never leaves the dock. Ever. Until one day, it sinks in the slip. I knew a guy that lived on something similar for nearly four years, just because he wanted to be at Marina Del Rey. Cheaper than renting an apartment or house.
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Originally Posted by Dulcecita Lures View Post
Not uncommon in Cali. Folks buy a piece of crap boat like that just to live on it. It never leaves the dock. Ever. Until one day, it sinks in the slip. I knew a guy that lived on something similar for nearly four years, just because he wanted to be at Marina Del Rey. Cheaper than renting an apartment or house.

Yup. And when it starts taking on water the owner clears out and disappears into the night. And of the dock management can catch it in time they drag it out of the marina and let it sink there -- now the fed's problem.

It is lawful to drop anchor and live anywhere the feds have jurisdiction over the water except in traffic lanes. So we see a lot of derelict boats in San Pablo Bay (norther part of San Francisco bay) with folks living on them.
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