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OceanSailor4 07-01-2010 07:22 PM

DEAL!? OR... NO! DEAL!? O'Day 23'
1977 O'Day 23' sailboat for sale in Michigan

I think it's a nice deal..hmm i heard you cant get a nice sailboat for under 8,000 and you'll need alot more :eek:

23' O'Day

Undine 07-01-2010 08:10 PM

Go read the Boat Review and Purchase Forum. You will have a better idea about what you need to do.

Shipislandpirate 07-01-2010 09:13 PM

Here is one that might work for you with a few repairs... 1972 Islander Sloop Sail Boat For Sale -

Fair Winds....


joethecobbler 07-01-2010 09:36 PM

1500 would be a better deal

peptobysmol 07-01-2010 09:42 PM

Looks good in the Pics but how bout up close. I don't think 4500 is too much for a well cared for boat. The trailer looks good (in the pics as well). As long as there are no "up close" deficits and you are willing to part with it. Prudence would call call for a survey. Good Luck!

Shipislandpirate 07-01-2010 10:59 PM

Have you checked on for boats in your price range...If you are leaving out of NY..Michigan is a ways away for making a purchase in your price range unless it is a smoking deal.... NY under 8k showed 48 boats in your price range...even a 30ft or two...Best of Luck...When are you two planning to leave? I might just be on a similar trip down south myself this fall...

Fair Winds....


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