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Re: The usual to buy or not to buy... Beneteau mid-80s

I'm currently getting quotes $2k-2.5k for 400 miles one way. That seems very expensive to me! If I make an offer it'll definitely be factored in.

+ As luck would have it, a couple of others have come onto the market much closer to home in the past couple of weeks. One similar pricing, but less equipment, much more a small lake cruiser. Another 6k more, but the guy has installed a small fridge, a small freezer running off dockside power, a little TV, + + + more a live aboard arrangement. That's not what I'm looking for, nor willing to pay for, but the great thing is, it's silly season up here.

As soon as the weather get's a bit cold, people start unloading their boats so they don't have to winterize them or get stuck with them until the spring (at best).
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Re: The usual to buy or not to buy... Beneteau mid-80s

Sharkie, bear in mind that your one-way delivery still means two dead loads for the driver. One empty run to come out to you, then your delivery, then an empty run back somewhere.

Sometimes if you are flexible with your schedule ("pick it up within 30 days") they can book a return trip or cut down the empty runs, and they'll give you a break for it. It pays to ask "Is there anything I can do to get a better price? I'm flexible."
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