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  • list of things to purchase and ship

    Posted by valerie on October 21, 2023 at 10:30 pm

    hello! anyone have a list of items they used as a checklist for purchasing and shipping to SA for their delivery? hoping to get ahead start on ours for 2025.

    sean replied 8 months, 1 week ago 4 Members · 4 Replies
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  • jeffj

    Member
    October 23, 2023 at 1:37 am

    Phil did a nice video with the owners of Umoya on the subject. I think you can buy just about anything you need in cape-town, Carrie and i were pretty impressed with the V&A.

    Make sure you guys did a pre-visit. Fly over when they pull your hull/deck out of the tooling. Spend a few days with Peter and Shereen.. stay in the V&A. Think you’ll come to the same conclusion.

    2025 will be here before you know it! Congratulations!

  • sean

    Member
    November 8, 2023 at 7:37 pm

    Agree with Jeff’s assessment and suggested plan. I just had a great visit to Cape Town at the start of my build.

  • carlg

    Member
    November 10, 2023 at 3:59 pm

    Hi Valerie, we are slotted for 2025 as well (I think we’re hull #29). Scheduling a pre-launch visit, does anyone know the best time to do this? Someone mentioned at Annapolis it’s good to go when cabinetry decisions need to be made. Elizabeth

    • sean

      Member
      November 11, 2023 at 2:13 am

      Hi Carl. Two Oceans wants veneer decision when hull build starts so they can order the veneer. Two Oceans has a collection of veneer/flooring/fabric choices in office which is very helpful. Much better than trying to decide from pictures. Nexus likely the same. I also went to the Romo fabric store while in Cape Town. Janine in that store is super nice and helpful. She know what fabrics went on other Balance cats.

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