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lgmuth 08-11-2003 06:13 AM

Advice 27''''Catalina Before I sign
 
I made a offer of $8,600 on a 1975 27'' Catalina W/slip (two year wait list in Oceanside) Have sea-trial Friday. Any comment or advice would be very appreciated.
Thanks Lou Muth Vista, Ca.

Irwin32 08-12-2003 06:52 AM

Advice 27''''Catalina Before I sign
 
You should absolutely have it surveyed before you buy. If this is an outboard, I would tend to think the price is a little high for a ''75, but I suppose you have a better handle on what thses boats are going for.

I have cruised for a week on a 70''s 27 and I thought it was a good boat for the money.

kennya 01-09-2007 04:22 PM

Catalina 27s
 
There are two Catalina 27s for sale in my marina, both are late 70 early 80ís `one in fare condition and outboard $3500 asking, the other is, well taken care of with diesel $4500 asking. Both boats are in water so canít address blisters. Depending on how far you have to transport and cost these may be a better deal.

werebeagle 01-09-2007 10:56 PM

Guys, the price he offered includes the slip, so ihe's also paying for not having a two year wait for that.

Faster 01-09-2007 11:20 PM

Unless you are primarily after the slip, be sure to get the boat thoroughly checked and properly surveyed! In our area that would be a reasonable deal for a C27in good condition and a decent engine. You don't say where you are and prices do vary by region, particularly on Catalinas.

FrankLanger 01-10-2007 12:18 AM

Guys, the last few posts here were responding to the initial poster from 2003--he has likely made his decision by now, so it's probably a non-issue.
Frank.

werebeagle 01-10-2007 02:00 AM

sorry, didn't look at the dates. I just read it because it showed up on the new posts. I should know better.

sailaway21 01-11-2007 03:52 AM

LOL-if he's relying on us he could have waited the two years for the slip and saved some money!!! Can't stop laughing-you guys made my day with this one.

sailortjk1 02-20-2007 12:11 PM

O.K., enlighten me.
What the heck is Hoodia Gordonii?
Is that a new type of sail?

Or maybe another porn link?

bestfriend 02-20-2007 12:19 PM

wow, spamming a 4 year old post, it just gets better and better.


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