Re: [MassBaySailors] Looking for partners this summer?
- I have my second boat, a 1973 Bristol 26 which is in very clean condition.
I keep it off the moring in the summer to sail it occasionally, but have
used it to much.
It is worth about $10,000, however, the current market does not seem to
yield much mre than 4-5 K
because the cleannes, solidity and seaworthyness of this boat does not seem
to be valued as high, so people go for
larger boats at that price range.
I have been playing around with the ide of sharing that boat with someone,
however, there are insurance considerations etc.
The costs of keeping that boat are minimal, and I could even reduce the
"sharing costs" if someone is handy in doing regular maintenance
(wood needs to be cleaned up, bottom done etc..)
I don't exactly know what I want to do, but I figured I'd toss out the
----- Original Message -----
From: "shayde" <dbs@...>
Sent: Sunday, January 21, 2007 10:43 AM
Subject: [MassBaySailors] Looking for partners this summer?
> Hi folks - I've been an on again off again active sailor for the last
> 10 years. We've made a half dozen bareboat trips to teh BVI's, and
> done our own skippering and the like. IT's been great - we hope to go
> back again next winter.
> For a while I had a membership in the Boston Sailing Center, but right
> now I just cannot afford the very high prices involved, particularly
> when I'm not sure of my schedule or availability.
> I'm looking for folks who own or timeshare boats in the boston area
> who are looking for crews or partners. Ultimately, I'd love to be
> part owner in a boat that was local, so I could go out with my family
> (wife and son) on occasion, but mostly I'd like to be out on the water
> without forking over $$$ for a membership or $$$$$ for a full
> ownership and all the (joy!) associated therein.
> We have a lovely little Hunter 140 up in Maine we scootch around on
> the lakes up there, but it's just not the same as something I can walk
> around on or take the family out on :)
> Any ideas or pointers?
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