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05-13-2011 01:11 PM
..still a dream sailboat!

Ahah...i didnt see it!!Anyway it is still a great sailboat to someone that is seeking for a confortable boat!!!

Originally Posted by dhays View Post
Considering that the OPs first and last post on the board was over 3 years ago, he has either found a boat or lost interest.

05-13-2011 12:47 PM
Originally Posted by Robjota View Post
I am planning to sell my sailboat that maybe suits your needs..
Considering that the OPs first and last post on the board was over 3 years ago, he has either found a boat or lost interest.

05-13-2011 12:39 PM
..dream sailboat...

I am planning to sell my sailboat that maybe suits your needs..
Its a 36 Delta year 2004..
Loaded with important equipments as air ready to a generator(we had one but it was broken and we took it out)

Actually confort was my "si ne qua non" condition As wife/mother to agree t
Of buyinh a sailboat !
...its not on market yet and we want to sell it just to buy a bugger one..
Price im asking for it is 300 reais...boat is in Angra dos reis RJ
Tell me if you are interested ok? I can send you pictures and tell more about my second home boat!
Robjota at aol dot com

Originally Posted by danontuba View Post

I am new to sailing and to this forum, and Im humbly asking for advice on purchasing a comfortable, modern sailboat to live aboard. (No, I have not had the chance to read past articles on this forum, but I will begin a search through the archives) Nevertheless, I am curious to post my questions, in case anyone might give some tips and insight.

Im seeking a comfortable boat to live aboard here in Brazil and possibly to spend some time in France as well. "Performance" is not a criteria at the moment, but the most comfort possible (like air conditioning, space, good bathrooms etc) is important to me.

My budget is probably not ideal: 90 to 100 thousand euros (140,000 USD) but it would be interesting to know what the experienced members consider the best cost/benefit in the (used or new) market for that budget level.

Im willing to travel to purchase the boat, so I would like to know which countries may offer the best prices. Here in South America, for example, there seems to be a big difference in prices between Argentina and Brazil, for example.

From what I have seen, boats smaller than 35 feet seem too cramped. The nicest sailboats I have seen so far at some Jeanneaus and Beneteaus (37 to 40 feet), but these are expensive here in Brazil due to high taxes and import duties. Perhaps there is a more efficient market in France?

Well, thanks for any input. Anyone wanting information about Brazil, dont hesitate to ask.


04-20-2008 03:07 PM
danontuba I always get "Internal Server Error" from here....
04-20-2008 02:48 PM
bestfriend No need to log in. Just go to the main page, under the pull down menu "boats" on the top bar, go to "advanced search" and type in your criteria.
04-20-2008 02:46 PM
danontuba I've had trouble logging onto this site for several days. Used firefox and IE browsers. will keep trying to search. thank you, fog
04-20-2008 01:14 PM
bestfriend THere are two passport 40's here in Alameda, both under 140k. I have been on both of them. While one is better than the other, both are in decent condition. Great boat to live aboard and they will take you most anywhere if outfitted right. Do a yachtworld search and you will see them.
04-20-2008 01:03 PM
danontuba marty, thanks for the links...I will check them out. soontobe, Yes, its legal, but often there surely are import duties of 60% or more that make these purchases not worthwhile. what Id like to know is: what exactly makes a bluewater boat a bluewater boat? Is it just a matter of stronger rigging?
04-17-2008 11:39 PM
Soontobecruiser Is it legal to import hulls and boat parts?
04-17-2008 11:00 PM
blt2ski Daniel,

here is teh home page link to the ARC it turns out.
Welcome to World Cruising Club: ARC

Entry from last yr list.
Entry List for World Cruising Club: ARC

I do not know about how many other brands, but being as i own an older Jeanneau, the owners site listed 19 Jeanneaus. For the every other year transquandra race, There is 22 Jeanneaus, including 13 of the new Sun Fast 3200, 08 European boat of the yr for under 10M in length.

Certainly some of the lower cost boats are capable of off shore work and use. But beware, some as you mentioned of the beneteaus, will have some issues at the end of the journey.

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