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He said he feels confident in saying the soft spot appears contained to just the area inside the cabinet - about 1 1/2' square. And that the "blisters" are not osmotic blisters but rather from fasteners that didn't hold. The seller said he put extra fasteners in that area to hold that tumblehome hull shape.
If that's right, that is very good news indeed. I'd be feeling pretty good right now if I were you.
 

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I'm feeling very good and grateful indeed! Excited to board it and take it out Thursday morning. It's really a dream. I look forward to getting it right and being the one to take care of it for the next 20 years, if I'm lucky.
Well, how was the sea trial? I’ve enjoyed following the journey and am looking forward to the next installment. We had 8 degrees this morning in kittery, so 50 and choppy sounds like a dream right now.
 

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You've certainly put some good effort into making this happen. And it takes a certain amount of courage to go off the beaten path. I think you're going to find it was well worth it. A boat like this is a real rarity, and once you get it all sorted, it is going to be fantastic.
 

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I'm really interested in seeing this custom-built boat. Congratulations! Do you have a hauler? I can recommend the guy that hauled my boat to Maine when I bought my boat in FL a couple years ago.
 

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