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I have collected several sails over the past years. I have 2 mains, 3-4 genoas, and a spinnanker from a previous boat. Which of the brokers would be reccomended to get the best return on these? Thanks
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What size are the mains? I'm looking for a used main for Pearson 303 (P: ~34'; E: ~10')

But, if they're all off your J34, then I'm afraid I'm hosed.

Besides selling one to me, I'm not sure who your best bet would be.
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I'm not soliciting to sell here, only for broker recommendations. These sails are off my boat and would not fit yours at all. It has P=40.5 and E=15. Sorry.
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I think ebay will yield much better returns on your sails. No middle man(except for ebay and paypals cut)!
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I'm not soliciting to sell here, only for broker recommendations. These sails are off my boat and would not fit yours at all. It has P=40.5 and E=15. Sorry.
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However if you posted all available sail dimensions you may well find a buyer here...... UPS ships anywhere!
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True, I should use the classifiedes here. I'll measure and post. Thanks
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I have not sent any sails for eval yet. I did not want to get into a shipping issue ($30-$35 per sail) if they are not willing to put at least a fairly decent amount into these sails. That could be a charge both ways if I decided to have them returned. But those guys have to make money also. I was really just hoping someone here had experience with some of the brokers and could share that with me. I think the suggestion about the classifieds and Ebay may be good first steps. Low cost until shipping.
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