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Many boat owners struggling to jump ship

Weak economy, fuel costs are keeping buyers at bay

Martin Fernandes is selling his 26-foot Sea Ray because, he said, in times like these, having a boat isn't the best idea. Martin Fernandes is selling his 26-foot Sea Ray because, he said, in times like these, having a boat isn't the best idea. (John Tlumacki/Globe Staff)
By Keith O'Brien
Globe Staff / April 14, 2008

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In the middle of the long, cold New England winter, a boat - even a simple one sitting in the driveway - offers promise. If you can make it, if you can survive the winter and then the long, insufferable spring, which doesn't feel much like spring, then you can get away from all this. You can go where just ... (Full article: 1042 words)

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