SailNet Community - Reply to Topic

   Search Sailnet:

 forums  store  


Quick Menu
Forums           
Articles          
Galleries        
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 > Out There > Destinations > Pacific Northwest & Alaska > Where and how much to sell my boat?
 Not a Member? 


Thread: Where and how much to sell my boat? Reply to Thread
Title:
  

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

Message:
Trackback:
Send Trackbacks to (Separate multiple URLs with spaces) :
Post Icons
You may choose an icon for your message from the following list:
 

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.



Click here to view the posting rules you are bound to when clicking the
'Submit Reply' button below


Additional Options
Miscellaneous Options

Click here to view the posting rules you are bound to when clicking the
'Submit Reply' button below


Topic Review (Newest First)
08-24-2013 12:12 AM
northoceanbeach
Re: Where and how much to sell my boat?

I delivered the ranger to Sequim. Docked right across from another one.
08-24-2013 12:08 AM
northoceanbeach
Re: Where and how much to sell my boat?

Just past nisqually the last ill see of puget sound for a long time.

Thanks!
08-18-2013 12:14 PM
Alex W
Re: Where and how much to sell my boat?

You should also specify tall or standard mast. You could handle that by linking to the entry with boat specifications on sailboatdata.com
08-18-2013 04:06 AM
northoceanbeach
Re: Where and how much to sell my boat?

Thanks! I appreciate the advice on the v berth picture, but since I keep my cushions covered with sheets to keep them nice, I had to pile some stuff back there and roll the sheets back. So I took the photos of the interior specifically avoiding that area.

Thanks for the new link. I will update that.
08-18-2013 02:47 AM
Alex W
Re: Where and how much to sell my boat?

Your link shows a mobile version of the website with tiny photos. This one is a better link:
northoceanbeach's Library | Photobucket

Those photos are a lot better. One facing backwards from the V-berth towards the companionway would be good. The rigging closeups are handy to see that there is newer hardware, but there are some near dups (like of I think is your main sheet).

Good luck on Monday!
08-17-2013 10:25 PM
northoceanbeach
Re: Where and how much to sell my boat?

Mobile Photobucket

Good idea Alex. My iPhone camera sucks a bit since I neglected a case, but hey, it can't be perfect. I'm curious what those pictures look like on a big screen.

Maybe the lady in port Angeles will buy it Monday. That would make my life easy.
08-17-2013 07:53 PM
northoceanbeach
Re: Where and how much to sell my boat?

Thanks. I have a plan, assuming the lady I meet Monday doesn't want it.

It is $60. I just forgot how much it cost, I haven't taken my car on the ferry from anacortes in 10 years.
08-17-2013 07:00 PM
Alex W
Re: Where and how much to sell my boat?

The ferries to the San Juan Islands are about $60 round trip. You can look it up. It is about 100 mile drive each way, so $30-$40 in fuel for the average car.

You can anchor in Eagle Harbor or Liberty Bay. Eagle Harbor is a lot easier for a Seattle resident to check out a boat in, they can take the ferry and walk on. It is about a mile walk from the ferry to the harbor, and there is a public dock there where you could meet them.

I've heard of people anchoring near the locks and Shilshole Marina (south side of the channel, near the N"10" buoy), but I've never done it myself. There are some mooring balls there and it can get very shallow.

There is anchorage near Seaward Park in Seattle on Lake Washington in Andrew's Bay. It's about 2-3 hours to get there from the locks. It's a very pretty area, but not much nearby except for houses. Not a bad place to spend a couple of days.

There is no anchoring anywhere on Lake Union without an event permit unless it is the 4th of July.

There is very nice anchorage at the north end of Bainbridge Island in Port Madison, but it would be hard for someone to meet you there. It is about an hour crossing from there to Shilshole though, so you could list the boat as in Seattle and sail across to meet people on the X dock at Shilshole.
08-17-2013 03:08 PM
northoceanbeach
Re: Where and how much to sell my boat?

Aha. That is my project for today. Good advice. Thanks. I'm making my way south so I just thought I would start the listing while I'm in friday harbor. Just in case. I don't expect much, but I would expect even less if it wasn't listed at all. I forget how much gas an ferry fees cost these days. $100. Not good. I wouldn't spend it on a boat that may be something you look at for 1 minute and write off.

Liberty bay here I come. We're sure there is nowhere to anchor in Seattle right? On one of the lakes? Or what is this eagle harbor?
08-17-2013 01:07 PM
Alex W
Re: Where and how much to sell my boat?

A photo or two showing the boat flying sails on the water is very nice. It is nicest if these were taken from another boat, do you have any friends who took such shots on your trip?

The bulk of the photos should show the condition and interior. Your photos are primarily distance shots which make it hard to see what has been done to the boat. The ad says that it has cushions from 1997, new running rigging hardware, and those should be shown.

If you have any photos from the haul out they should be included as well.

Craigslist limits you to a small number of low resolution photos. The best way to do this is to put up a few of those that shows how clean the boat is, then link to an externally hosted gallery that has detail shots of just about everything.

Hopefully you are getting some interest. Being in Friday Harbor does make it hard for Seattle-area buyers to take a look. It is a long day to get to Friday Harbor and back to look at a boat, and costs close to $100 in fuel and ferry fees in an average car.
This thread has more than 10 replies. Click here to review the whole thread.

 
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


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 11:20 PM.

Add to My Yahoo!         
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, 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.