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Forum: Dinghys and Smaller Boats 01-29-2015, 04:11 PM
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Posted By pilothouse king
I concur with Panope. Once upon a time TNT...

I concur with Panope. Once upon a time TNT hydraulic swim platform lift/chocks were the rage down here. Everybody had to have one, and they are pretty cool until (keyword) caught in heavy seas that...
Forum: Other Makes 01-29-2015, 11:53 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,910
Posted By pilothouse king
Thats great to hear. MANS needs to have their...

Thats great to hear. MANS needs to have their reputation boosted in the cruising world. Too much misinformation spread about on these motors. In the Sportfish and larger motoryacht world these...
Forum: General Discussion 01-29-2015, 10:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 886
Posted By pilothouse king
I'm going to give you a name, no reason to...

I'm going to give you a name, no reason to reinvent the wheel: Edward Agabs. He had such a site that us brokers and buyer's loved for a fraction of the cost of Yachtworld. But back in 2011 the owners...
Forum: General Discussion 01-29-2015, 02:17 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,025
Posted By pilothouse king
THD is correct, but my point is that nothing will...

THD is correct, but my point is that nothing will meet your eye, everything is out of sight but If they can grab your boat it changes the dynamics which is why people will take them first, whether...
Forum: General Discussion 01-29-2015, 01:31 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,025
Posted By pilothouse king
And speaking of snatching up in the middle of the...

And speaking of snatching up in the middle of the night. The guys that do it are really good at their jobs. A friend of mine who was a major yacht dealer was losing his line of boats to the bank...
Forum: Welcome Mat 01-29-2015, 12:42 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,448
Posted By pilothouse king
36970I just Googled Lazy Days and quickly saw the...

36970I just Googled Lazy Days and quickly saw the photo I gave the guy. I also learned they went out of business in 1987. The race was in 1967 and the owner posted photos on a racing boat forum. So...
Forum: Welcome Mat 01-29-2015, 12:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,448
Posted By pilothouse king
You might want to pay attention to their engine...

You might want to pay attention to their engine locations and fuel tanks. I would instead put my attention toward an all aluminum Lazy Days that were built in Buford Georgia. There's many sitting on...
Forum: General Discussion 01-28-2015, 11:14 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,025
Posted By pilothouse king
No, and it's a rather quick simple process to do...

No, and it's a rather quick simple process to do if the vessel is federally documented. No court required for them, but you will have to spend money (and maybe end up in Court) to try to get the lien...
Forum: Cruising and Events - East Coast 01-25-2015, 02:48 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,164
Posted By pilothouse king
It become obvious what to do when you get there....

It become obvious what to do when you get there. There's a boardwalk that runs along the harbor waterfront with an unlimited amount of charter fishing boats and headboats lined up. There's plenty of...
Forum: General Discussion 01-24-2015, 03:35 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 9,626
Posted By pilothouse king
She's a beautiful boat but I don't understand the...

She's a beautiful boat but I don't understand the relevance as any sorta comp as we were talking leftover late model single engine boats. Your really aren't trying to compare a 2010 basically new...
Forum: Marinas, Anchorage, Harbors, Slips and Storage 01-23-2015, 04:39 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,934
Posted By pilothouse king
That's great, when is this going to happen? I...

That's great, when is this going to happen? I feel for boat building employees, it must be difficult to raise a family in such a tenuous transient occupation. Have to live in a 5th Wheel I recon....
Forum: Marinas, Anchorage, Harbors, Slips and Storage 01-23-2015, 10:34 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,934
Posted By pilothouse king
They went out of business during the great...

They went out of business during the great recession in 08. David Marlow purchased Hunter Sailboats and the Mainship name from the crashed Luhrs empire, and has built a couple of small Mainship...
Forum: General Discussion 01-23-2015, 10:15 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 9,626
Posted By pilothouse king
related, but different

In the vein of very rare late model single engined yachts 55' long there's a 2011 Navigator 55' with a single diesel for sale in Seattle that just lowered it's price to $550k. I expect it will sell...
Forum: General Discussion 01-23-2015, 09:55 AM
Replies: 8,371
Views: 999,310
Posted By pilothouse king
:whistling:It's tea alright, but the kind of tea...

:whistling:It's tea alright, but the kind of tea served at Ma Browns in Negril!
Forum: General Discussion 01-22-2015, 10:32 PM
Replies: 8,371
Views: 999,310
Posted By pilothouse king
Is the same boat that was in the classified here,...

Is the same boat that was in the classified here, and that Car Dude went to see?
Forum: General Discussion 01-22-2015, 11:55 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,653
Posted By pilothouse king
Yet the Mo _ _ _ _ _ _ s try don't they?!!!! ...

Yet the Mo _ _ _ _ _ _ s try don't they?!!!! I've had many a fight with boatyards over this issue. Why the hell you trying to charge for overhangs that you're not painting? Particularly bothered...
Forum: General Discussion 01-22-2015, 11:30 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 9,626
Posted By pilothouse king
If you say so, but all the boats and classic cars...

If you say so, but all the boats and classic cars exported oversea's the past ten years prove that others are faster on the draw. All us brokers WISH there were more boats out there to sell. ALL the...
Forum: General Discussion 01-22-2015, 11:24 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 9,626
Posted By pilothouse king
You do realize I was a Yacht Broker in Miami for...

You do realize I was a Yacht Broker in Miami for 30 years (til 6/14) don't you? Isn't that scenario normal? You know what happened to Don Aronow don't you? Back in the 80's it was especially quite...
Forum: General Discussion 01-21-2015, 06:33 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 9,626
Posted By pilothouse king
Tell that to Judge Judy. :rofl:, but in fact this...

Tell that to Judge Judy. :rofl:, but in fact this boat was in Florida, owned by a offshore corporation so the laws elsewhere are moot. One of my big business life lessons was taught me by Su Ling Li...
Forum: General Discussion 01-21-2015, 05:55 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 9,626
Posted By pilothouse king
Facts aren't "attitude". You tell me who's...

Facts aren't "attitude". You tell me who's building boats today in that size range willing to lose money on every build. This boat was owned by a Russian builder who finished her in 2010. Most...
Forum: General Discussion 01-21-2015, 12:27 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 9,626
Posted By pilothouse king
I don't know about "better" but it will certainly...

I don't know about "better" but it will certainly be different. Your never going to see a 2010 55' steel single engine yacht built to such a high quality fit and finish for this price again. This...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 01-20-2015, 10:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 599
Posted By pilothouse king
Like Indian Tribes, Yacht Manufacturers, Dealers...

Like Indian Tribes, Yacht Manufacturers, Dealers and Brokerage houses, I can tell you where they used to be, but now-the only used (they also have new old stock they bought from builders who went...
Forum: Taiwanese Makes 01-19-2015, 10:54 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 9,087
Posted By pilothouse king
Lol, one certainly is, but Whiticars is a top...

Lol, one certainly is, but Whiticars is a top notch yard, although along the fence next to the train tracks there's some Riverland candidates including a rigless Formosa. Every time I drive by I...
Forum: Taiwanese Makes 01-19-2015, 10:16 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 9,087
Posted By pilothouse king
Advice? If you own a Formosa then that makes you...

Advice? If you own a Formosa then that makes you an expert on these boats too. Isn't there a Marine Trader for sale here on this site for $20k? My concerns on northen freshwater boats is rot, and...
Forum: General Discussion 01-17-2015, 10:16 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 6,901
Posted By pilothouse king
Anybody else watching the Barrett-Jackson...

Anybody else watching the Barrett-Jackson auction? Insane, the prices people are paying! You can buy some damn fine yachts for three million dollars!! Somebody paid $240k for a Beverly Hillbillies...
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