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Old 12-05-2009, 10:53 AM
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I just signed up to this forum, since i am thinking of getting my first boat. here is a link to the boat im looking at. i know this boat isnt a true offshore boat, but it is a baja! what do you guys think of it? what should i look for when i go take a look at it?
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Old 12-05-2009, 11:09 AM
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Welcome to the board! There is a wealth of info on here, you might try the Baja board for specific help on the boat you are looking at. If its solid, and mechanically sound it looks like it would make a great first boat!
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Old 12-05-2009, 11:57 AM
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I had one of them loved it. It still is around the Lake here.

Check it, Run it and have fun.
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i think im going to go check it out tomorrow. i will be launching from new rochelle ny, so i will be using it in the LI sound mostly. will this boat be ok in moderate chop? i dont plan on using it when its very rough, but i dont want to buy a boat that can only be used on glass. i currently own a bunch of skis, but have never had a boat before.
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-Baja Sport 220 I custom ordered one new Mar '88 Cool boat, but as with all older boats, check for rot.

The 220 has a 20 degree V, they do ride very rough when the chop builds.
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thanks for the help guys, im going to check it out this week. i will keep you guys posted.

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some of that stuff doesnt sound too good, but it sounds like it isnt limited to just bajas.
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Welcome to the board, first thing I would do is have it surveyed by a Marine Surveyor. Then make your best deal if you want it and enjoy it.

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I'm not sure if its actually worth getting a survey at a cost of 10% of the value of the boat.
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