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Old 16 May 2008, 11:44   #11
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That's just silly. If I had $600k to spend (which is not as much as it used to be of course...) I would not go for something like that - its an impressive technological achievement I suppose but for well on the wrong side of a quarter of a million pounds I would be looking for something with a roof - somebody here has just bought a commercial 14 metre catamaran with twin 500hp Cat diesels for less than that and would have had enough change left over to buy a 9m Parker for nice days!

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Old 20 May 2008, 10:40   #12
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That's just silly. If I had $600k to spend
Well... Who said they have _only_ $0.6M to spend? LOL

Nice boat BTW. I thought CZ7 is expensive. Now I know what is "expensive".

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Old 21 May 2008, 10:32   #13
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Old 25 May 2008, 07:45   #14
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...Well the next time a buddy says to me "you paid how much for your boat?" , I can tell them about less that 1.7 % of what the U.S. military spends on a single zodiac.

Again, if I had a budget that could accomodate that kind of money for a boat I'd probably opt for an FB designs Tecno 42 instead (or maybe a 55).

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