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If you’re on budget you may well be looking for a project boat for sale, however, some people deliberately choose to take on a boat or narrowboat that needs some care and attention, because of their enthusiasm for waterways history and heritage.
International Yacht Broker, Boatshed Newport to tell you all about this 1999 Sea Ray 400 Sedan Bridge Flybridge just offered on the market with value. She is loaded with all the navigational aids you could possibly wish for including an updated GPS chart plotter.
In the last six months, further compelling reasons have emerged to make the Gibraltar Red Ensign the flag of choice. However, these changes aside, Gibraltar already has a host of advantages for registering a yacht in this unique southern European territory:
She is a Grand Soleil 46.3, yacht built in 2003 by a reputable Italian yard, Cantiere Del Pardo. She is a modern performance cruiser built to the highest European standards (EEC category A) as a safe and quick passage maker that can satisfy the requirements of the most demanding sailors.
Boatshed Dartmouth are delighted to offer for sale a Sadler 32. The Sadler 32 evolved from the hugely successful Contessa 32, also designed by David Sadler. The Contessa 32 was a real classic of its time, with elegant lines, low profile and superb heavy weather performance. However, in 1979 David Sadler designed the Sadler 32 to deal with the shortcomings of the Contessa 32, being limited accommodation through low headroom and narrow beam, sluggish light weather performance and rolling downwind. The result was the Sadler 32, which embodied several innovative features and represented an important "milestone" in cruising yacht design. About 300 Sadler 32s were built over a ten year period from 1979 to 1989. The boat proved enormously popular and is one of the best cruiser/racers still available today. This example was one of the last to be built by Sadlers and has had just one owner from new. She is well presented and has been well maintained Appointments to view can be booked in advance 6-days a week directly with Paul Singer your Boatshed Dartmouth broker
Boatshed Dartmouth are delighted to offer for sale a Jeanneau Arcadia. The design does not really date at all and down below the open plan layout is full of plenty of wood. The aft cabin and separate heads to starboard ensure good space for family or friends. There are folding doors to shut off the forecabin so its not completely open plan. In summary, overall a good design with no surprises. And I suspect she has quite a decent turn of speed as well. Appointments to view can be booked in advance 6-days a week directly with Paul Singer your Boatshed Dartmouth broker.
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Boatshed Plymouth in association with Boatshed Performance and Owen Clarke Design are very proud to be able to offer for sale the legendary racing yacht Open 30 for sale. Click here for full details
This week we have further opportunities for those who are looking for boats for sale at attractive prices. For each of these featured boats we have a slideshow of images so you can really get a feel for the boat; inside and out.
Don't miss your opportunity to bid on our 1993 Camano 31 Trawler!
So, taking a break from thinking about boats for sale, I just read about the Canal and River Trust partnering with the Poetry Society to appoint a Canal Laureate. Jo Bell is perfect for the role because she’s a liveaboard narrowboater, and a very active poet. The former archaeologist is now the Director of National Poetry Day. She writes and performs poems, manages projects, runs workshops, writes articles, edits publications and much more.
Vinyl Hull finishes are fast becoming the new everyday paint option for boat owners.
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International Yacht Broker, Boatshed Newport presenting this 1976 C&C 38' Sloop full of character and history. She has been lovingly cared for by her current owner, only the second, for over 30 years.
After a busy week of browsing boats for sale, narrowboats for sale and barges for sale, (when everyone thought you were hard at work in your office) the weekend is the time to relax… and look at more boats!
Boatshed Dartmouth are delighted to offer for sale an ever popular Cornish Shripmer 19. She is currently in dry store and is offered for sale with the benefit of a launching/storage trolley (not suitable for road use) and GRP tender. For better sail handling she has a Furlex headsail furler fitted. The interior is clean and tidy and well presented. Appointments to view can be booked in advance 6-days a week directly with Paul Singer your Boatshed Dartmouth broker.
While the rain was coming down earlier this week so were our prices. Check out a few of our featured boats for sale at the moment and see if somebody’s second hand boat could be your first class dream! Every boat has many photos of the interior and exterior which can be viewed as a slideshow.
International Yacht Broker, Boatshed Newport has just listed this nicely appointed 2006 Grady White 330 Express.
The historic yacht Zaca, which was owned in the fifties of the actor Errol Flynn, has revisited the Real Club Nautico de Palma (RCNP), were she has remained since August 24 until she sailed to France on the 10th of September.
Boatshed Dartmouth are delighted to offer for sale a Contessa 34 Offshore One Design. Doug Peterson drew up a hull design that was clean, free of distortions and genuinely fast. However as many owners will agree these are comfortable cruisers as well. Stepping on board this example on a fine, bright sunny day it was apparent that this yacht has been used and enjoyed by the past and current owners who are looking to go up in size. She would benefit from some updating but she is a Contessa and can still turn on some speed and as the current owners wrote “… sails superbly and is a very quick boat.” She will shortly be lifted and subject to acceptable offers the vendors will include winter storage and re-launch in March 2013. Appointments to view can be booked in advance 6-days a week directly with Paul Singer your Boatshed Dartmouth broker.