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Jul 29, 2018

Kings Cruiser 33, Fully Equipped Sailboat for Sale

Wharf: Fiskars Finland Material: GRP Year: 1977 Lead Fin Keel Wheel steering 6 Berths Length: 10,24 m (33ft) Beam: 3,12 m Draft: 1,62 m Weight: 4,5t Displacement:

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Jul 25, 2018

'Papa' a Nantucket Island 38

This is a unique opportunity to purchase 'Papa', a lightly used, USCG Documented, 1985 Nantucket Island 38 sailing yacht that has been well cared for by

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Jul 23, 2018

'Kahana', A Custom 38 Benford Liveaboard Cruiser

'Kahana' is an on-deck 38’3” custom Benford Mercedes built by a cruising couple to circumnavigate. The brass wheel inside hooks up to cockpit tiller

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Jul 20, 2018

Tucker Charybdis Mk II steel ketch for sale

1978 Tucker Design Charybdis MkII Steel Ketch A couple of years back, we picked up a 35’ modified Charybdis MkII steel ketch, designed by Robert Tucker,

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Jul 20, 2018

'Querencia', an Endeavour 37 for Sale

''Querencia'' is an Endeavour 37, Tall Rig with Bowsprit, 'A Plan' Interior, Built 1982. This is a popular criusing sloop with a long keel designed for

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Jul 20, 2018

'Sweet Sensation', a 1988 Custom Hughes 40 For Sale

'Sweet Sensation' is a cutter ketch-rigged sailboat custom built for her first owner in 1988 by Hughes Yachts in Ontario, Canada. This center cockpit design

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Jul 20, 2018

'Aeolia', an Allied Yachts 32' Seawind Mk II Ketch For Sale

'Aeolia', an Allied Yachts 32' Seawind Mk II Ketch, hull #111, built in 1979. The 32' Seawind Ketch exhibits superb sailing qualities, ideal for costal

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Jul 14, 2018

Endeavour 42 - Centre Cockpit sloop

'Beach House', a 1985 Endeavour 42 LOA: 42'3 LWL: 33'4 Beam: 13'4 Draft: 5'0 Mast Height above water:62'0 SORRY, NOW SOLD! This boat has served us well

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Jul 07, 2018

A Parachute Sea Anchor, or a Drogue?

Two ways of dealing with heavy weather at sea are heaving-to with a parachute sea anchor, or running-before under a drogue streamed from the stern, but which is the better option?

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Jul 07, 2018

Is BBB Anchor Chain As Good As The Other Types Of Anchor Chain?

Proof Coil, High Test and BBB anchor chain all have their own attributes and shortcomings, so there's no one answer. But here's how to choose what's best for your boat

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Jul 07, 2018

Which Boat Cabin Heater Will Heat Your Boat Best?

There are several types of boat cabin heater to choose from; direct heating fuelled by paraffin or diesel, or indirect hot water or blown hot air systems. But which, and why?

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Jul 06, 2018

Which Boat Galley Layout Is Best for Offshore Sailing?

A properly thought out boat galley is a key component of an offshore cruising boat. So where should it be located, and what's the best arrangement for the individual galley components?

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Jul 05, 2018

Would Living on a Boat Work For You?

It's not for everyone, but if you're willing to make a few compromises, living on a boat just might be the best move you'll ever make

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Jul 05, 2018

Live Aboard Boats For Sale

Ready to live the dream? Then browsing through this listing of live aboard boats for sale might just get you on your way...

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Jul 01, 2018

Single Line Reefing; the Simplest Way to Pull a Slab in the Mainsail

Before going to the expense of installing an in-mast or in-boom mainsail roller reefing systems, you should take a look at the simple, dependable and inexpensive single line reefing system

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Recent Articles

  1. Kings Cruiser 33, Fully Equipped Sailboat for Sale

    Jul 29, 18 03:29 AM

    Wharf: Fiskars Finland Material: GRP Year: 1977 Lead Fin Keel Wheel steering 6 Berths Length: 10,24 m (33ft) Beam: 3,12 m Draft: 1,62 m Weight: 4,5t Displacement:

    Read More

  2. 'Papa' a Nantucket Island 38

    Jul 25, 18 12:00 PM

    This is a unique opportunity to purchase 'Papa', a lightly used, USCG Documented, 1985 Nantucket Island 38 sailing yacht that has been well cared for by

    Read More

  3. 'Kahana', A Custom 38 Benford Liveaboard Cruiser

    Jul 23, 18 01:07 AM

    'Kahana' is an on-deck 38’3” custom Benford Mercedes built by a cruising couple to circumnavigate. The brass wheel inside hooks up to cockpit tiller

    Read More