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Re: Neil Young's boat for sale
« Reply #1 on: April 27, 2010, 09:37:09 AM »
Dang.  Mark's practically next door, but he'd have to sell a bass or two to pay for that toy.
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Re: Neil Young's boat for sale
« Reply #2 on: April 27, 2010, 10:10:09 AM »
Impressive boat, even if Neil hadn't owned it.

No doubt it's expensive to maintain.

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Re: Neil Young's boat for sale
« Reply #3 on: April 27, 2010, 10:31:21 AM »
Definitely owned her...

Heres a link and a further link to the "Ragland Project"

http://neilyoungnews.thrasherswheat.org/2007/08/ragland-project.html
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Re: Neil Young's boat for sale
« Reply #4 on: April 27, 2010, 02:48:27 PM »
Impressive boat, even if Neil hadn't owned it.

No doubt it's expensive to maintain.
According to the article it costs $250,000 annually to maintain it.
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Re: Neil Young's boat for sale
« Reply #5 on: April 27, 2010, 02:54:58 PM »
Whats that saying ? A boat is nothing more than a hole in the water to pour money in. I sail and I love that yacht, it is beautiful. Never in a million years could I afford such a thing.  :o
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Re: Neil Young's boat for sale
« Reply #6 on: April 27, 2010, 05:46:19 PM »
But:

"Ragland is outfitted with a railroad car full of mahogany in her hull. The ship features solid teak decks and deck structures up to four inches thick"

And we all love a good hunk of wood.

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Re: Neil Young's boat for sale
« Reply #7 on: April 27, 2010, 06:42:27 PM »
What a beaut! Seems like a great price!!!!

250k is an awful lot to spend per year to maintain it tho.
Why would it cost so much to maintain? Crikey

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Re: Neil Young's boat for sale
« Reply #8 on: April 27, 2010, 08:11:32 PM »
My Neil Young mad co worker informs me that Neil also at one time owned a model train company and is credited with inventing a few electrical specialties relating to hobby trains.
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Re: Neil Young's boat for sale
« Reply #9 on: April 27, 2010, 08:21:29 PM »
I also have a Neil Young mad co-worker.  He just spent over $500 on 2 tickets to his upcoming Bass Concert Hall show.  (and that was the regular price)

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Re: Neil Young's boat for sale
« Reply #10 on: April 28, 2010, 09:05:53 AM »
My Neil Young mad co worker informs me that Neil also at one time owned a model train company and is credited with inventing a few electrical specialties relating to hobby trains.
The company was/is Lionel but I think he is just a consulant now.
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Re: Neil Young's boat for sale
« Reply #11 on: April 28, 2010, 09:45:12 AM »

250k is an awful lot to spend per year to maintain it tho.
Why would it cost so much to maintain? Crikey

If you've ever tried to keep up with a wood boat, you'd know.  CONSTANT maintenance on every part - constant wood refinishing, parts repair, hull work, rigging work....it's something you hire very good people to do, not pursue yourself.

Geez, $250K might be the entire annual beer budget of everyone on this forum!
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Re: Neil Young's boat for sale
« Reply #12 on: April 28, 2010, 10:57:44 AM »
Geez, $250K might be the entire annual beer budget of everyone on this forum!

I wish...  ;D

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Re: Neil Young's boat for sale
« Reply #13 on: April 30, 2010, 08:49:51 AM »
Wouldn't perhaps Lynyrd Skynyrd be interested in buying it and then having it sunk by this?  ;D


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