Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
 
Old 10-17-2017, 07:06 PM   #1
Guru
 
MurrayM's Avatar
 
City: Kitimat, North Coast BC
Vessel Name: Badger
Vessel Model: 30' Sundowner Tug
Join Date: Jul 2012
Posts: 7,688
14 hard years

Wow...amazing what can happen to a boat in 14 years.

Anybody know the history of this Great Harbour N37 after it made the journey from Mexico to Hawaii in 2003? All I could find out is that it was used by the University of Hawaii for ocean research, and was also chartered out occasionally.

Almost looks like it got rolled around in the surf zone, and then was closed up tight in the tropical heat judging from the stains on the walls and the heap of rust under the vice in the engine room.

2003 Great Harbour Power Boat For Sale - www.yachtworld.com

Whatever the reason, it's in need of some tender loving care!
__________________
"The most interesting path between two points is not a straight line" MurrayM
MurrayM is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 10-17-2017, 07:19 PM   #2
Guru
 
High Wire's Avatar
 
City: Cape May, NJ and Englewood, FL
Vessel Name: Irish Lady
Vessel Model: Monk 36
Join Date: Dec 2007
Posts: 4,017
Wow! 213K? It's got a long road back to that money.
__________________
Archie
Irish Lady
1984 Monk 36 Hull #46
Currently in Cape May NJ
High Wire is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-17-2017, 07:37 PM   #3
Guru
 
Fletcher500's Avatar
 
City: San Diego
Vessel Model: Helmsman 4304
Join Date: May 2016
Posts: 1,584
Quote:
Originally Posted by High Wire View Post
Wow! 213K? It's got a long road back to that money.
Copy that.
Fletcher500 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-17-2017, 07:41 PM   #4
Guru
 
MurrayM's Avatar
 
City: Kitimat, North Coast BC
Vessel Name: Badger
Vessel Model: 30' Sundowner Tug
Join Date: Jul 2012
Posts: 7,688
Yup...should be a little wiggle room on that asking price.
__________________
"The most interesting path between two points is not a straight line" MurrayM
MurrayM is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 10-17-2017, 07:42 PM   #5
Guru
 
Lou_tribal's Avatar
 
City: Quebec
Vessel Name: Bleuvet
Vessel Model: Custom Built
Join Date: Jan 2016
Posts: 4,353
Quote:
Originally Posted by High Wire View Post
Wow! 213K? It's got a long road back to that money.


Agreed, they are dreaming a bit...

L
Lou_tribal is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 10-17-2017, 07:51 PM   #6
TF Site Team
 
Pack Mule's Avatar
 
City: Paris,TN
Vessel Name: Slo-Poke
Vessel Model: Jorgensen custom 44
Join Date: Jan 2013
Posts: 3,683
It would show better without the canvas.
__________________
Marty
Pack Mule is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 10-17-2017, 08:12 PM   #7
Guru
 
City: Hotel, CA
Join Date: Sep 2011
Posts: 8,320
A friend of mine had a similar solution. His wife decided he had too many hobbies so needed to downsize by one(Cliff's Notes version). He agreed and put his classic pickup for sale priced at $44,500/OBO

His wife is happy as he acquiesced to her request and put one of his toys up for sale.

He's happy because she stopped harping on him and if his truck sells for that price it would be almost three times what the truck is worth.
__________________
Craig

It's easier to fool people than to convince them that they've been fooled - Mark Twain
CPseudonym is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-17-2017, 08:45 PM   #8
Veteran Member
 
Plane Nauti's Avatar
 
City: Gulfport
Join Date: Sep 2016
Posts: 97
Sad shape for sure. Maybe a little commercial fishing also? Several on here have GH boats and are familiar with the story.
Plane Nauti is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-17-2017, 09:26 PM   #9
Enigma
 
RT Firefly's Avatar
 
City: Slicker?
Join Date: Oct 2007
Posts: 15,653
Greetings,
She's been rode hard and put away wet more than once I'm thinking...

__________________
RTF
RT Firefly is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-17-2017, 10:41 PM   #10
Guru
 
South of Heaven's Avatar
 
City: Sharon, Ma
Vessel Name: Slow Lane
Vessel Model: 2005 Silverton 35 Motoryacht
Join Date: May 2017
Posts: 1,145
That's pitiful. Why even post pics like that?? The broker is doing an awful job.

They're selling it for $200k but can't spend a $1000 on a wash, wax and detail?
__________________
Jason

2005 Silverton 35 Motoryacht
South of Heaven is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-17-2017, 10:58 PM   #11
Guru
 
MurrayM's Avatar
 
City: Kitimat, North Coast BC
Vessel Name: Badger
Vessel Model: 30' Sundowner Tug
Join Date: Jul 2012
Posts: 7,688
It's $87,000 less than the closest N37 asking price on yacht world. That'll pay for a lot of scub brushes, but what has to be replaced?
__________________
"The most interesting path between two points is not a straight line" MurrayM
MurrayM is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 10-17-2017, 11:05 PM   #12
Guru
 
kthoennes's Avatar
 
City: Sioux Falls, South Dakota
Vessel Name: Xanadu
Vessel Model: Mainship 37 Motor Yacht
Join Date: Oct 2013
Posts: 1,513
Wonder if that giant residential-looking refrigerator is only 110v. Kind of odd looking for a boat like that. Listing just says "reefer."
kthoennes is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-17-2017, 11:10 PM   #13
Senior Member
 
City: Houston
Join Date: May 2017
Posts: 333
Apologies in advance if you're from there, but honestly this is about par for the course in Hawaii, in my experience. Not much professionalism either provided to - or expected by - the haoles.
CDreamer is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-17-2017, 11:16 PM   #14
Guru
 
hollywood8118's Avatar
 
City: Port Townsend Washington
Vessel Name: " OTTER "
Vessel Model: Ocean Alexander Europa 40
Join Date: Nov 2009
Posts: 2,076
Quote:
Originally Posted by MurrayM View Post
It's $87,000 less than the closest N37 asking price on yacht world. That'll pay for a lot of scub brushes, but what has to be replaced?
most of the interior, all the electronics, I will bet the genset and the main are a hunk of rust too. its not worth 100k in my book.

Also keep in mind pics ALWAYS make a boat look better than it actually is..

a real shame.
HOLLYWOOD
hollywood8118 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-18-2017, 04:28 AM   #15
Guru
 
City: Sydney
Join Date: Jul 2015
Posts: 1,646
Just spend another $213000 on it and it may be worth $150000
gaston is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-18-2017, 04:28 AM   #16
Guru
 
AusCan's Avatar
 
City: Adelaide
Vessel Name: Kokanee
Vessel Model: Cuddles 30 Pilot House Motor Sailer
Join Date: Jul 2012
Posts: 3,203
That upper helm station is a real treat. He must be proud of his own handiwork showing it off with 7 photo's.
AusCan is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-18-2017, 06:05 AM   #17
Guru
 
City: Satsuma FL
Vessel Name: No Mo Trawla
Vessel Model: Hurricane SS188
Join Date: Jul 2014
Posts: 2,308
Quote:
Originally Posted by MurrayM View Post
It's $87,000 less than the closest N37 asking price on yacht world. That'll pay for a lot of scub brushes, but what has to be replaced?
Don't know this for a fact but the closest N37 on YW appears to be rebuilt. Suspect it was formerly Esmeralda before it was very badly damaged by Hurricane Matthew in St Augustine. It never sank but there was a lot of damage.
__________________
Buffalo Bluff Light 28
Donsan is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-18-2017, 09:03 AM   #18
TF Site Team
 
City: Westerly, RI
Vessel Name: N/A
Vessel Model: 1999 Mainship 350 Trawler
Join Date: Jan 2014
Posts: 3,063
Interesting that it has forward swept wheel house with windshield wipers an no lower helm. A lot of aspects of that boat look like a converted fishing charter.
Shrew is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-18-2017, 09:37 AM   #19
Veteran Member
 
Plane Nauti's Avatar
 
City: Gulfport
Join Date: Sep 2016
Posts: 97
It was built like that from the factory I believe. Not sure what the appeal was for a fishing/research vessel in HI that was built in FL.
Plane Nauti is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-18-2017, 09:49 AM   #20
Guru
 
OldDan1943's Avatar
 
City: Aventura FL
Vessel Name: Kinja
Vessel Model: American Tug 34 #116
Join Date: Oct 2017
Posts: 8,003
Quote:
Originally Posted by Shrew View Post
Interesting that it has forward swept wheel house with windshield wipers an no lower helm. A lot of aspects of that boat look like a converted fishing charter.
I thought I was the only one noticing, no lower helm.
__________________
The meek will inherit the earth but, the brave will inherit the seas.
OldDan1943 is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


» Trawler Port Captains
Port Captains are TF volunteers who can serve as local guides or assist with local arrangements and information. Search below to locate Port Captains near your destination. To learn more about this program read here: TF Port Captain Program





All times are GMT -5. The time now is 01:22 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 4
Copyright ©2000 - 2021, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO 3.6.0
Copyright 2006 - 2012