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2501RE: [MassBaySailors] discount marine stores in Boston area?

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  • We 2 Sail
    Jun 10, 2007
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      Hi Y'all,

      As a bit of trivial history, the folks who own Nautical Traders, bought out a  Marine specialty store (used stuff) that was somewhere along Route 1 near Danvers. That older store, which many people were familiar, is no longer in business.

      When we moored in Salem Harbor, we found reason to visit Nautical Traders several times and always were satisfied with our purchases.  But, then again, we have visited Sailorman in Fort Lauderdale more times and were always satisfied with our purchases. <smile>

      As a secondary FYI - I "found" yet another privately held chandlery un New Bedford called Beckmans and they are on Commercial Street, just across the Route 18 from the New Bedford docks where the old schooner Ernestina is/was berthed.

      Bob Early
      s/y Second Nature

      At 07:33 PM 6/9/2007, you wrote:

      Greetings All,
      I took a trip to this store today but alas arrived late.  It looks like the kind of marine store that must be visited.  It appears to have all kinds of unique nautical supplies and quaint unlike West Marine which looks a bit sterile.  The hours are 8 to 5 M-F, Sat 8-4 and Sun 8-12.  Its a bit of a hike from Boston harbor but may be well worth the trip.
      SV Bacchus

      From: MassBaySailors@yahoogroups.com [ mailto:MassBaySailors@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of C Spear
      Sent: Thursday, June 07, 2007 11:58 AM
      To: MassBaySailors@yahoogroups.com
      Subject: Re: [MassBaySailors] discount marine stores in Boston area?

      This may fit the bill.  They are near the Salem/Beverly bridge.
      Good luck,
      Nautical Traders Inc. - Linda Corbett
      77 Bridge St., Rt 1A
      Salem, MA 01970
      Work 978-745-8514
      Fax 978-745-9283
      ----- Original Message -----
      From: Rick Groleau
      To: MassBaySailors@yahoogroups.com
      Sent: Thursday, June 07, 2007 8:37 AM
      Subject: [MassBaySailors] discount marine stores in Boston area?

      Can anyone recommend a good discount marine supply store in the Boston

      I'm restoring/refitting a 1981 Sea Sprite 28, which is now in my
      driveway in Framingham. My favorite store is Hamilton Marine in
      Portland (good prices, big selection, friendly and knowledgeable
      staff), but it's a long way to travel for a can of varnish.


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