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 > Cruising & Liveaboard Forum > Cruising sailboats for sale
 Not a Member? 


Thread: Cruising sailboats for sale 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)
04-25-2012 05:20 PM
miatapaul
Re: Cruising sailboats for sale

I say do some searching on Yachtworld. Most of what the brokers I have used just forward me those listings. It will give you a good idea as to what is available in your area. You might just happen to notice the same broker has a few listings that interest you, and I would start with them.
04-25-2012 04:06 PM
DirtySouth
Re: Cruising sailboats for sale

thank you much.
04-25-2012 02:55 PM
ebs001
Re: Cruising sailboats for sale

DirtySouth,the brokerage market is small enough anyway so nobody specializes in anything. This is not to say that there are not brokers who are not knowledgeable. There are many who can turn you unto a boat suitable for your needs but you will have to do as DeverdOn suggests and arm yourself with some knowledge of your own and do interviews of perspective brokers. It has been my experience that no two cruisers are alike and I have had to learn through trial and error my must shoulds and coulds.
04-25-2012 02:32 PM
DirtySouth
Re: Cruising sailboats for sale

this question still interests me, y'all.
03-15-2012 11:51 AM
denverd0n
Re: Cruising sailboats for sale

I have never seen a broker or a website that specifically specializes in sailboats already setup for cruising, whether offshore or anything else. The best you might hope for is to find a broker who is knowledgeable in this area. I would suggest you educate yourself as much as you can until you feel pretty confident as to what, exactly, you are looking for. Then you will be able to interview several brokers and get a feel for how knowledgeable they are, and whether they understand exactly what you want.

Good luck.
03-15-2012 11:47 AM
blt2ski
Re: Cruising sailboats for sale

Spam brings out the bst of us! lolol

Being as this post had NO answers, the op has 3 posts, the question was 8 yrs ago in 2004......he either has a boat, is on a 2nd or thrid boat, or gave up and did not buy a boat.............

marty
03-15-2012 11:36 AM
miatapaul
Re: vessels for sale

Quote:
Originally Posted by joshuaallen View Post
(commercial links removed) provides an alternative way to advertise and sell boats and boating equipment. We have a range of boats and yachts for sale as well as smaller dinghies and tenders and kayaks etc.
As Monty Python would say:

Spam, spam, spam, wonderful spam....

Oh and how is it in any way different from all the other legitimate websites to list your boat for sale?
03-15-2012 09:11 AM
sdcornwell
Re: Cruising sailboats for sale

We used Pepper at Jordan Yachts and Lori at Bollman Yachts in Ft. Lauderdale to buy our 83 C&C Landfall 43 five years ago. Excellent knowledge of used offshore cruising sailboats. We're now listing her for sale and returned to Bollman to do the listing.
03-15-2012 08:41 AM
Melrna
Re: Cruising sailboats for sale

First of all Joshuaallen, you did not answer the OP question but made a selfish plug for your website. Please read the rules for advertisers.
For the OP question it depends on which boat you are looking for, budget, size of boat, mono vs cat. While there are a lot of brokers in the area, I would consider most of the brokers do not specialize in just cruising sailboats. In my own search for my perfect boat, most brokers I deal with don't know squat about boats and boat systems. Most owners just list their boat with a broker they feel comfortable with in selling their boat. All the brokers care about is selling you a boat not necessarily the boat you need or want.
03-15-2012 08:12 AM
joshuaallen
vessels for sale

Commercial promotion edited out.

note to poster ... if you try that again you will be banned from the site.
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 11:33 AM.

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.