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Old 02-28-2007, 01:21 PM
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I am thinking of doing something crazyy,, and wanted some advice before I do so.

Recently I found a realy good deal on a 36' sport fishing boat, It has a large cabin,(2 staterooms) and a salon. It is in very good condition, just remodeled with paint inside and out, interior, and recent engine maintainence. I know in alot of cases you dont make money on a boat,, but if I got rid of my apt in the city,, and just crashed on the boat during the week. (marina is 15mins from work), I would save about $1000 a month that could go towards the boat. any thoughts?

The slip is going to be about $250 a month, and the payment on the boat with a good down, and a 5yr note is close to $500.
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sounds like fun to me. i know a guy that spent the entire summer on his boat and saved alot of money. he stayed on a 28' maxxum. he had a few different ladies through out the summer too.
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Sounds like fun. No matter how big it is, boats get small.



If I didn't have fiancee - I would definately be living in a 37+boat. I almost did when I got out of college, but the gal had a nice warm house fully furnished and all I had to do was move in.

My only problem was with storms with high winds and rough water.
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Sounds fun.
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I am thinking of doing something crazyy,, and wanted some advice before I do so.

Recently I found a realy good deal on a 36' sport fishing boat, It has a large cabin,(2 staterooms) and a salon. It is in very good condition, just remodeled with paint inside and out, interior, and recent engine maintainence. I know in alot of cases you dont make money on a boat,, but if I got rid of my apt in the city,, and just crashed on the boat during the week. (marina is 15mins from work), I would save about $1000 a month that could go towards the boat. any thoughts?

The slip is going to be about $250 a month, and the payment on the boat with a good down, and a 5yr note is close to $500.
Houston Texas in the summer time??????? are you freakin' crazy????????? 100 degress + and 100 percent humidity ???
Best of Luck With That.......
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thats why they make a/c.
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thats why they make a/c.
yep - like to see that monthly bill - LMAO
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carefull u propably only get 60 apms.... youll need a genny too
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yep - like to see that monthly bill - LMAO
I'm sure he is currently paying for AC in his place now...

I would go for it full tilt.
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