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Monthly Archives: November 2012

Closing….

The loan came through and the check deposited in the nick of time to make it for the contract closing. Now we’re on a hold because the Coast Guard doesn’t have a record of the boat belonging to the seller. He does have the documentation and the bill of sale, so it appears to be … Continue reading »

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Coordinating the loan

As one would expect, coordinating getting a loan in 5 days from Afghanistan is tricky. My credit union makes it fairly easy, but something as simple as faxing the paperwork is riddled with problems. I can’t fax from here, so I had my boat broker do it for me. The bank said the never got … Continue reading »

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Everythings done but the boat loan

Its been a busy few days. Dave at Crusader Yachts has been a great help, but I would have been lost without my girlfriend running the show back in the states. The yacht survey, launch, sea trial, and haul is complete. And finally, the engine and generator surveys are complete as well. Nothing really out … Continue reading »

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Moving along, slowly

The preliminary survey on the CSY 44 has been done and the surveyor reports that the deck and hull are solid. Great news! The sea trial looks like it’s going to be pushed by an incoming¬† Nor’Easter. I’m looking forward to the full results, but even if everything goes well, it will be six months … Continue reading »

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