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Discussion in 'Midnight Lace Yacht' started by meblom, Jun 27, 2011.

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  1. Bill Watson

    Bill Watson New Member

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    I just checked SOLDBOATS.COM and don't see any 52's having been sold since 2017. So, if someone picked it up, it didn't go through a Broker.
  2. Farmertan

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  3. Farmertan

    Farmertan New Member

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    Hi Bill, Welcome Aboard! I have been studying the market for used yachts in general and Midnight Lace 44-52’ more specifically. I will be headed down to Florida after Hurricane Season. Perhaps, you would have time for lunch one day?
    Best, Jack
  4. maldwin

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    The Midnight Lace SIRENA sold last month, and is now based in Stuart. I have seen her go by the Jupiter Island Club Dock the last few days looking great. Judging by the listing, and based on a friend’s report in her former home port, she is the best currently afloat, and well worth the $ 150,000 selling price. Congratulations to the new owner.
  5. Farmertan

    Farmertan New Member

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    Thank you. Does anyone have any info on Weather Girl Too? Later design 52’ located in Sarasota.
  6. maldwin

    maldwin Senior Member

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    Interesting design, I don’t generally like the looks of the newer boats because they lost the 4 to 1 length to beam ratio, as the 52s went from a 13 ft beam to 16. WEATHER GIRL does have a nice low profile despite her larger girth.
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    Did Cheoy Lee also build this later design?
  9. Capt Ralph

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    Hea hea, hea, some of like fat bottomed girls...
  10. BRyachts

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    That extra beam may not look as sleek, but sure would give a lot more interior room.

    But, but, those Cat 3196's are enough to scare most people away. Last time I talked to a Cat guy they were on about their 7th revision to the intercoolers for the 31 series. Run Forrest Run.
  11. maldwin

    maldwin Senior Member

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    I agree that you would get more room in the wide beam version, but then, why buy a Lace? It is somewhat like buying an underpowered early 70s sports car with SS stickers to make you think it is fast.
    Best,
    Maldwin