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Old 22-08-2009, 13:12   #1
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Upturn in Boat Market?

Here at our marina several boats have been for sale for some time. Recently a 50' ketch had an offer and two power boats, a trawler and a 36' cruiser sold.

Hatteras yachts are built here and they are recalling their temporarily furloughed workers. See article at Some Hatteras workers return | hatteras, plant, getting - Local - Sun Journal

I hope this micro sample in New Bern means things are about to get better in the U.S. boat market.

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Old 23-08-2009, 15:32   #2
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The good and well priced boats always sell. But who will buy all those flashy Bavarias/Hunters consisting mostly of shiny gelcoat and bought with credit at grossly inflated prices ????

If the prices go down the market will revive but I have not seen them coming down - I think most sellers are locked in the punch by their overdrafted credit lines.

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