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Forum: General Discussion 04-16-2021, 12:57 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,514
Posted By Moon
I agree with most of the comments but want to...

I agree with most of the comments but want to warn everyone that just because a vessel is documented it doesn't mean there are no hidden liens. Maritime liens are created as soon as the vessel...
Forum: Boats | For Sale 02-24-2021, 09:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,498
Posted By Moon
Really?

Gentlemen, I'm no secret agent and I have nothing to hide. I just do not want to field a lot of phone calls from keel kickers or spend time creating new Drop Box folders that I may want to update...
Forum: Boats | For Sale 02-23-2021, 05:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,498
Posted By Moon
The Missing Link

Sorry for the delay in responding. My work schedule has been hectic over the past ten days and will not ease up before the weekend. Unfortunately I cannot simply post a link for everyone to the Drop...
Forum: General Discussion 02-22-2021, 03:58 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,783
Posted By Moon
I usually operate from my enclosed flying bridge...

I usually operate from my enclosed flying bridge because I have comfortable Stidd chairs and great visibility. 90% of the time the windows are rolled up. If it is raining or cold they will be...
Forum: Boats | For Sale 02-21-2021, 08:04 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,498
Posted By Moon
Smile Drop Box Access Upon Request

Thank you for your feedback. Anyone who is interested may request a link to the Drop Box folder with all of the photographs I have collected for Judy. We have had a difficult time coordinating a...
Forum: Boats | For Sale 02-19-2021, 02:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,498
Posted By Moon
1990 52' Californian CPMY $172,500.00

I have narrowed down my choices for my next yacht and will be making offers soon. As a result Moonstruck is now seriously for sale. Yes, I am still reluctant to let her go but I am also...
Forum: Financial Matters and Red Tape 02-19-2021, 02:31 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,934
Posted By Moon
Buyers' brokers are worth the expense

As a maritime attorney and multiple boat owner I know the value of enlisting the aid of buyer's broker. Most brokers are ethical and will not risk losing a good reputation or sale by playing games....
Forum: General Discussion 11-27-2020, 02:55 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,221
Posted By Moon
Congratulations on a beautiful scale build! I...

Congratulations on a beautiful scale build! I wish you lived near me so you could be my model making mentor. Now that things are finally cooling off I can resume my next project, a Hatteras 58'...
Forum: General Discussion 11-27-2020, 02:45 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,842
Posted By Moon
I use drafting tools when building scale models...

I use drafting tools when building scale models of yachts. I bought a similar set on Craig's List last year when I was starting a new project. They were borrowed and have yet to be returned. I...
Forum: Classifieds Archive - Closed To New Posts 11-16-2020, 04:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 7,072
Posted By Moon
This yacht is located in the marina that...

This yacht is located in the marina that surrounds my office building. Moonstruck was moored close by her for years. Dot Calm is in bristol condition. I have seen her being maintained by the...
Forum: General Discussion 10-30-2020, 02:53 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,956
Posted By Moon
I would love to compare my notes with yours. I...

I would love to compare my notes with yours. I have looked at most of the LRCs out there, at least on the east coast. The more I look the more I like my current boat. I still can't resist the LRCs...
Forum: General Discussion 10-28-2020, 09:02 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,956
Posted By Moon
I think it is if you have time and money to spend...

I think it is if you have time and money to spend on a yacht that is reasonably priced. Moonstruck was priced right when I bought her and I had a slush fund set aside to update her. I will never...
Forum: General Discussion 10-27-2020, 10:06 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,956
Posted By Moon
I like the Alaskans. Great layouts! Newer...

I like the Alaskans. Great layouts! Newer construction and materials. Take a look at Joel Davidson's listing for an Alaskan. Joel is with Outer Reef Yachts. He and Judy Waldman at JW Yachts are...
Forum: General Discussion 10-27-2020, 09:42 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,956
Posted By Moon
Masterplan sold recently. She needed a new...

Masterplan sold recently. She needed a new master stateroom constructed and other work. I was going to make an offer if the deal fell through. My offer would have been less than $200K. The seller...
Forum: General Discussion 10-26-2020, 02:22 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,956
Posted By Moon
I saw the 65' LRC Carry On in Vero. Immaculate...

I saw the 65' LRC Carry On in Vero. Immaculate boat! She sold before I had a chance to make an offer. She sold for $535,000.00. If she returns to the market I will definitely consider her if I...
Forum: General Discussion 10-26-2020, 01:27 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,956
Posted By Moon
I have looked at almost every 58' and 65' Hatt...

I have looked at almost every 58' and 65' Hatt LRC on the market. I know the VA and Palm Coast LRCs well. I have personally surveyed each one. Both have significant core damage on the boat decks...
Forum: General Discussion 10-23-2020, 01:26 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 6,144
Posted By Moon
Moonstruck means you are deranged with love or...

Moonstruck means you are deranged with love or just deranged. I have loved all types of water craft since I was a child for some unexplainable reason. I built ship models, worked on several boats,...
Forum: General Discussion 10-19-2020, 01:23 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 12,215
Posted By Moon
Absolutely no one should board a vessel without...

Absolutely no one should board a vessel without permission. That is trespassing. I have had it happen to me by vendors and brokers wanting to leave business cards. I responded with stern written...
Forum: Financial Matters and Red Tape 09-04-2020, 01:00 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,261
Posted By Moon
Here is some free advice from a Florida Board...

Here is some free advice from a Florida Board Certified Admiralty and Maritime Law attorney. Never, ever purchase a vessel without a sea trial unless you are prepared to live with all of the...
Forum: Boating Safety and Concerns 06-12-2020, 03:12 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 5,845
Posted By Moon
All great advice! Moonstruck has a tendency to...

All great advice! Moonstruck has a tendency to be pushed by the wind whenever I don't need it to happen. Usually that is when trying to back into a slip. Even with a lot of experience I am...
Forum: General Discussion 06-01-2020, 01:42 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,766
Posted By Moon
Give Judy Waldman a call. She is a trawler...

Give Judy Waldman a call. She is a trawler specialist from Ft. Lauderdale but she handles sales all over the country. I've been working with her to find a replacement to Moonstruck. She is very...
Forum: General Discussion 05-04-2020, 02:18 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 11,818
Posted By Moon
As a maritime attorney I handle the occasional...

As a maritime attorney I handle the occasional yacht closing. One was cancelled a few weeks ago due to the pandemic. The buyers decided not to take the plunge on an older Hatteras that was in good...
Forum: Financial Matters and Red Tape 05-03-2020, 09:33 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 6,779
Posted By Moon
Every small business is at risk now. That does...

Every small business is at risk now. That does not give this particular charter company a free pass. There are many good, reputable companies that will weather this storm. It is my understanding...
Forum: Financial Matters and Red Tape 05-03-2020, 07:30 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 6,779
Posted By Moon
The check is in the mail? Since April 13th? Ask...

The check is in the mail? Since April 13th? Ask them to send you a copy of the check they sent and the replacement check they are going to send. I would also check to see if the business is still...
Forum: Financial Matters and Red Tape 05-01-2020, 06:04 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 6,779
Posted By Moon
Small claims court in Florida is now much higher...

Small claims court in Florida is now much higher than $5,000.00. Do not waste your time with the Better Business Bureau. That is a business trade association. Contact a maritime attorney as I...
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