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Hansen v. "Trinity" (The), 2007 BCSC 821

In Ship Building and Repair on (Updated )

The Plaintiffs in this case sought the return of in excess of $300,000 they had paid towards the purchase of a sailing vessel being built for them by the Defendants. The Plaintiffs alleged that there was a fundamental breach of the building contract entitling them to rescission of the contract. The breaches related to alleged welding defects in the hull. …

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