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Triton For Sale on E-Bay

There's a Aeromarine Triton for sale on eBay. I've been told by a friend on another forum that the boat is in pretty decent shape. You can see the auction here.

I have no affiliation with the boat or the seller, and my friend doesn't either... he's just a marina neighbor of the current owner.

So, for you guys out in California, looking to get a boat... here's your chance.

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That boat's almost 50 years old sd.
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And your point is???
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My point is it's a 50 year old boat. Triton or otherwise, it will have some big issues to deal with. If I was in the market for one, and since they were produced from '59 to '67, I'd look for a slightly later hull . . . but that's just me.

At any rate, nice find for the right sailor and it is an Alberg, so worthy of restoration.
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From what I understand, it is in fairly decent shape. The photos show it to be in pretty nice condition. I'd still highly recommend a survey.
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That's Whisper, an extensively upgraded and very well maintained Triton yawl. The yawl rig was added by the current owner recently and it appears from his photo-documented accounts that it was done well.

He has a website and some You Tube videos of the boat sailing.

I can tell you from experience that the Triton is a very solid and a very nice sailing boat.

Below is a photo of the Triton I used to own. This photo was taken after and Islander 36 landed on the boat. Pretty solid...even if it is near 50.

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I don't care what you guys say...

This one here made it from Connecticut to Portugal in one leg, non stop...

To me that says a lot..much much much more than most of us will do and certainly A HECK OF A LOT more than many newer and bigger boats will ever do....to me...reason for respect.


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Ok, now I'm curious. NOLA- and the ebay add both call it a yawl. Where is the mizzen????? Am I just not seeing it in the photo's?
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Sweet! I would buy it if I didn't have mine still.
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