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Old 31-01-2015, 19:09   #1
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Anyone in SF Bay Area getting rid of a sailboat for free?

Hi there, wife and me are learning to sail. Don't have a lot of money but was hoping maybe someone had a small fixer upper we could learn with. Doesn't have to be pretty, just get us on the water and sailing! Thanks so much !!


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Old 31-01-2015, 19:48   #2
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Re: Anyone in SF Bay Area getting rid of a sailboat for free?

The longer you're less specific on exactly WHERE in the Bay Area you are, the longer it will take for an answer.

Sacramento is far from San Jose.
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Old 31-01-2015, 19:51   #3
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Re: Anyone in SF Bay Area getting rid of a sailboat for free?

Well I'm in concord. However doesn't matter. I'll travel to San Jose, San Francisco, Sac. Doesn't matter


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Re: Anyone in SF Bay Area getting rid of a sailboat for free?

There is a small trailered sailboat in the boatyard with my catamaran.
They don't advertise it for sale, but ask me if I want it everytime I am there.
This is in Walnut Grove (Delta). Isn't free though, they will want something for it, but not much. Note that free might be too expensive.
Maybe a 21ft boat, think it is a 'ciipper', as it looks like this one:

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Re: Anyone in SF Bay Area getting rid of a sailboat for free?

Please ask how much! I wasn't even thinking of something that big but that would be perfect! Thanks so much.


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Re: Anyone in SF Bay Area getting rid of a sailboat for free?

I have an almost free boat if you are interested. $800 its a catalina capri 14.2. Its in great shape with all new running rigging, new tiller & rudder (cost $450) old spare rudder/tiller, and new hiking straps. And on a trailer. Needs nothing. Sails are in great shape. I had a reef point installed on the mainsail. Its in santa cruz, but im up in the delta all the time.
I havent advertised it yet, but im going to need the extra space pretty soon.

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Re: Anyone in SF Bay Area getting rid of a sailboat for free?

There is this one for sale 2500 which is all complete and ready to go,
and they are giving sailing lessons along with the sale, so might be
a better deal for you (if you want to pay slip fees == no trailer)
Columbia 22 Sailboat ready to sail away today
I will try to find the yard mgr number and I will PM it to you.

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Re: Anyone in SF Bay Area getting rid of a sailboat for free?

Well I was going to say look at the Berkeley marina lien sales, but alas that was last week. They have lien sales every 6 months or so. You can also drive by the marinas and check for boats for sale on the various bulletin boards and even ask the harbormasters if they know of any cheap boats. Odds are most do. many boats may be too neglected.

Then there are the free wood boats, just search online for free wood boat. Not that I would wish that on anyone.

Napa Marina, may have a boat or two too for sale, never hurts to ask about cheap boats. They are out there. Just need to do some footwork.
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Re: Anyone in SF Bay Area getting rid of a sailboat for free?

Thanks I will look into it!


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Re: Anyone in SF Bay Area getting rid of a sailboat for free?

You're in Concord, drive to Pittsburg marina or McAvoy Marina on Antioch and I'm sure you're gonna get an old sailboat for cheap..
I have a friend on Benicia marina selling a 21' completely ready for maybe $600
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