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Old 05-05-2012
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Re: advice on buying a boat that need work

Forgive me, I couldn't resist;

Bacon Sails in MD has 4 used Main sails for this boat. Prices range from $425 to $1500

The $425 one;
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MAIN 7.0 oz DACRON BY TRITON SAILS. GROMMETS ON COVERED ROPE LUFF. HARDWARE REMOVED. 1/2" ROUND NYLON SLUGS WEBBED TO GROMMETS ON COVERED ROPE FOOT. LEECH/FOOT LINES. CUNNINGHAM CRINGLE. REEFS UP 5' 6" & 10'. PEEL OFF NUMBERS, DRAFT STRIPES AND "PDQ 36" INSIGNIA. DUTCHMAN SYSTEM INSTALLED. TAKES FOUR FULL BATTENS - BATTENS & HARDWARE NOT INCLUDED. SEVERAL PEEL OFF PATCHES UP TO 2" DIAMETER. FEW SEWN ON PATCHES UP TO 3" x 35". MODERATE STAIN/SOIL. GOOD. BLUE BAG. 38 lbs.
The $1500 one;
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MAIN 7.9 oz DACRON BY NORTH. 3/4" FLAT NYLON SLIDES WEBBED ON COVERED ROPE LUFF. LOOSE FOOTED. LEECH/FOOT LINES. CUNNINGHAM CRINGLE. REEFS UP 5' 10" & 13' 3". PEEL OFF NUMBERS, DRAFT STRIPES & "TARTAN 31" INSIGNIA. TAKES TWO FULL & TWO STANDARD BATTENS - NOT INCLUDED. MINOR STORAGE STAIN/SOIL. NEW/USED
They also have 47 Jibs for this boat. Prices range from $95 to $1995

The $95 jib is described;
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CATALINA 30 TRI-RADIAL GENOA, 5 OZ. SOFT MYLAR, BY NORTH. 7/32" LUFF TAPE FOR SLOTTED STAY. LEACH AND FOOT LINES. TELLTALE WINDOW. PEEL-OFF DRAFT STRIPES AND NUMBERS. SPREADER REINFORCEMENT PATCH. LEACH TABLING NEEDS REPLACING. HEAVY RAIL MARKS. SOILED. STAINED. IN BLUE BAG. EXCEPT FOR LEACH, FAIR. AS IS.
The $1995 one is described as follows;
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MYLAR/KEVLAR 4.3 oz JIB BY MAINE SAILING. 3/16" LUFF TAPE FOR SLOT. LEECH AND FOOT LINES. 3 VERTICAL BATTENS - NOT INCLUDED. TELLTALE WINDOW, DRAFT STRIPES. NO BAG. NEW/UNUSED. ASKING..
To net it out, a suit of used sails could cost you anywhere from $550 to $3500

Last edited by eherlihy; 05-05-2012 at 03:32 PM. Reason: No one noticed that I posted the same Jib description for BOTH examples!
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