Sold my boat on Ebay - Page 2 - SailNet Community

   Search Sailnet:

 forums  store  


Quick Menu
Forums           
Articles          
Galleries        
Chat  
Boat Reviews  
Classifieds     
Search SailNet 
Boat Search (new)

Shop the
SailNet Store
Anchor Locker
Boatbuilding & Repair
Charts
Clothing
Electrical
Electronics
Engine
Hatches and Portlights
Interior And Galley
Maintenance
Marine Electronics
Navigation
Other Items
Plumbing and Pumps
Rigging
Safety
Sailing Hardware
Trailer & Watersports
Clearance Items

Advertise Here






Go Back   SailNet Community > On Board > Boat Review and Purchase Forum
 Not a Member? 


Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
  #11  
Old 01-27-2009
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2009
Posts: 10
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 0
outthere09 is on a distinguished road
Congrats on Selling

I'm in the process of buying a boat and have no idea of what the ask/bid percentages in todays market for an older boat. Can you give me an idea?
You can PM me as I don't want to whole board to dis me as prob 1/2 here are
either looking or selling. Just between us...promise!
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
  #12  
Old 01-27-2009
camaraderie's Avatar
moderate?
 
Join Date: May 2002
Location: East Coast
Posts: 13,877
Thanks: 0
Thanked 3 Times in 3 Posts
Rep Power: 15
camaraderie is a jewel in the rough camaraderie is a jewel in the rough camaraderie is a jewel in the rough
Beej...nice going! Are you gonna keep the 40 footer on the left coast?
__________________
No longer posting. Reach me by PM!
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
  #13  
Old 01-27-2009
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2009
Posts: 2
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 0
skylane is on a distinguished road
Wtf?

You called that a cruiser??? Looks more like a cork to me.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
  #14  
Old 01-27-2009
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2006
Location: wherever
Posts: 5,264
Thanks: 8
Thanked 17 Times in 16 Posts
Rep Power: 11
xort has a spectacular aura about xort has a spectacular aura about xort has a spectacular aura about
Quote:
Originally Posted by uspirate View Post
This one
THAT old shoe? You can do better!!
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
  #15  
Old 01-27-2009
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2006
Location: wherever
Posts: 5,264
Thanks: 8
Thanked 17 Times in 16 Posts
Rep Power: 11
xort has a spectacular aura about xort has a spectacular aura about xort has a spectacular aura about
Quote:
Originally Posted by outthere09 View Post
I'm in the process of buying a boat and have no idea of what the ask/bid percentages in todays market for an older boat. Can you give me an idea?
You can PM me as I don't want to whole board to dis me as prob 1/2 here are
either looking or selling. Just between us...promise!
hard to say, especially now.
You need to look hard into what the boat is worth, then determine if the buyer is close to that.
One particular model I was shopping ranged from $140,000 to 260,000 all within a few years of construction.

You might find a gem priced at the top of the range that is a bargain and a beater very low priced that isn't worth half that.

Some sellers aren't really all that eager to sell and are holding out for top dollar, others need to sell now.
Do your homework; determine what the boat is worth; do your own pre-survey to determine if it seems in good condition; then make an offer 20% below what you think it's worth, regardless of what it's listed for.
Of course you will follow up with a very good surveyor to verify you didn't miss anything in your own survey.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
  #16  
Old 01-27-2009
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2009
Posts: 10
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 0
outthere09 is on a distinguished road
Hey Xort...thanks for that.

I've pretty much decided on a Westsail 32 and the prices are all over the place...from $40K to $75K. I know that 1/2 aren't 'factory finished' so that is a big factor. I have done soooooo much reading over the past week...no sleeping or eating! I'm on a mission! Today I'm going to look at a Westerly Falcon 34 that is local...so your info really helps, though think I'm pretty set on the Westsail.

Also, did order some books from Amazon which I think you recommended. Will keep you posted! thanks again
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
  #17  
Old 01-27-2009
WouldaShoulda's Avatar
AEOLUS II
 
Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: From The Land of Pleasant Living
Posts: 2,835
Thanks: 3
Thanked 12 Times in 12 Posts
Rep Power: 7
WouldaShoulda is on a distinguished road
Nice boat but...

Sleeps 5 comfortably

???
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
  #18  
Old 01-27-2009
sailingdog's Avatar
Telstar 28
 
Join Date: Mar 2006
Location: New England
Posts: 43,290
Thanks: 0
Thanked 13 Times in 11 Posts
Rep Power: 13
sailingdog is just really nice sailingdog is just really nice sailingdog is just really nice sailingdog is just really nice sailingdog is just really nice
He's also crazy...
Quote:
Originally Posted by ckgreenman View Post
I know a guy who can get you intouch with the builder. He lives in Portugal but as luck would have it, is going to be in Chicago this weekend.
__________________
Sailingdog

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

Telstar 28
New England

You know what the first rule of sailing is? ...Love. You can learn all the math in the 'verse, but you take
a boat to the sea you don't love, she'll shake you off just as sure as the turning of the worlds. Love keeps
her going when she oughta fall down, tells you she's hurting 'fore she keens. Makes her a home.

óCpt. Mal Reynolds, Serenity (edited)

If you're new to the Sailnet Forums... please read this
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
.

StillóDON'T READ THAT POST AGAIN.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
  #19  
Old 01-27-2009
ckgreenman's Avatar
Anything-Sailing Founder
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Posts: 2,239
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 7
ckgreenman will become famous soon enough
Send a message via AIM to ckgreenman Send a message via MSN to ckgreenman Send a message via Yahoo to ckgreenman
Quote:
Originally Posted by sailingdog View Post
He's also crazy...
That goes without saying. Who else would bid his kid for a boat with training hulls.
__________________
Chris

S/V "The Jade Dragon"
1975 O'Day 25
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

Meet me at
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

Ignore Power = Currently Rebuilding
--
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

By choosing to post the reply above you agree to the rules you agreed to when joining Sailnet.
Click Here to view those rules.

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the SailNet Community forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
Please note: After entering 3 characters a list of Usernames already in use will appear and the list will disappear once a valid Username is entered.
User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.




Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools

 
Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may post attachments
You may edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Making Passage w/o a Rudder wind_magic Seamanship & Navigation 60 07-16-2010 02:23 PM
What can you tell from the numbers? brazilnut Boat Review and Purchase Forum 10 07-01-2009 05:09 PM
Should You REALLY Build Your Next Boat? CaptainFredGreenfield Sailboat Design and Construction 12 01-21-2009 11:12 AM
Life in the fast lane, well for one day at least... Lancer28 Learning to Sail 8 11-27-2007 11:36 PM
Naming and Renaming Your Boat Sue & Larry Cruising Articles 0 12-15-2003 08:00 PM


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 06:16 AM.

Add to My Yahoo!         
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2015, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
SEO by vBSEO 3.6.1
(c) Marine.com LLC 2000-2012

The SailNet.com store is owned and operated by a company independent of the SailNet.com forum. You are now leaving the SailNet forum. Click OK to continue or Cancel to return to the SailNet forum.