Boats for Sale: Boat Buyer's Guide

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    Used Boat Buying: Working with Boatyards

    Paul Grimes

    Most boat owners will have to work with a yard at some point in their boating careers, so here are some pointers to make the process more enjoyable for all. …Read More

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    Used Boat Buying: Keel Repair and Hull Fairing

    Paul Grimes

    Planning to fix a ding in the keel yourself? Here's a breakdown of the most important steps, as well as a list of must-have tools. …Read More

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    Used Boat Buying: Choosing a Name

    Paul Grimes

    Author/surveyor Paul Grimes continues our used boat series by discussing good (and not so good) names for boats. …Read More

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    Used Boat Buying: Reaching an Agreement

    Paul Grimes

    In part 5 of our ongoing series on buying a used J/35 sailboat, author/surveyor Paul Grimes reaches an agreement and - at last - is a boat owner again. …Read More

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    Used Boat Buying: Looking at the Boat

    Paul Grimes

    Is bird poop a good sign on a J/35 sailboat that's for sale? Author/surveyor Paul Grimes says "yes..." with a few caveats. …Read More

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    Used Boat Buying: How to Talk to the Broker

    Paul Grimes

    The third installment in our series about buying a used J/35 sailboat provides a list of questions to ask and other helpful advice. …Read More

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    Used Sailboat Ads - Notes from a boats.com-aholic

    Paul Grimes

    What the surveyor-author has learned after years of looking at ads and then looking at the boats. …Read More

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    Used Boat Buying: To Buy or Not, “Fuzzy Logic” at its Best

    Paul Grimes

    This first installment in an ongoing account of buying and owning a 1988 J/35 sailboat answers the basic question: why own a boat? …Read More

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    Yankee Simplicity: Six Cabin Cruisers

    Chris Landry

    These New England-built cabin boats pack efficient performance into a look that never loses its appeal. …Read More

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    Runabout World: Options and Then Some

    Jeff Hemmel

    There are plenty of decisions to make when it comes to outfitting your runabout;here are a few useful suggestions. …Read More

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