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Old 13-07-2013, 20:17   #196
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Old 14-07-2013, 00:54   #197
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Re: Post the worst 'For Sale' picture you've seen.

This one made me laugh. have a look at the fourth pic and decide why they thought that it would help sell it.

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Old 14-07-2013, 09:49   #198
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This one made me laugh. have a look at the fourth pic and decide why they thought that it would help sell it.

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Old 16-07-2013, 14:21   #199
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Re: Post the worst 'For Sale' picture you've seen.

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This one made me laugh. have a look at the fourth pic and decide why they thought that it would help sell it.

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Maybe they thought their boat would look more like a Swan LOL?

We are currently sharing 'our' bay with one other boat - a 112 foot Swan "Highland Breeze". Charter costs are 7000 per NIGHT.

Bet they are not having half as much fun as we are
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Old 19-07-2013, 21:35   #200
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Re: Post the worst 'For Sale' picture you've seen.

This was listed recently on craigslist Honolulu as a sailboat for $500. For specifics look it up on craigslist.
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Old 20-07-2013, 00:41   #201
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Buyer collects?
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Old 20-07-2013, 07:39   #202
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This was listed recently on craigslist Honolulu as a sailboat for $500. For specifics look it up on craigslist.
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Re: Post the worst 'For Sale' picture you've seen.

Okay, not a worst picture, but I'm getting really tired of ads that say something like "1992 Hunter, many upgrades..." and so on, but never--NEVER!--mentions what exact length/model the boat is! I've seen ads like this for Hunters, Morgans, Pearson, Benes... All of the manufacturers who make lots of different boats, of very similar size, that look a whole lot alike. I can't tell, from looking at the pictures, exactly what I'm looking at!

People! Tell me what boat it is that you're trying to sell!
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Old 21-07-2013, 13:12   #204
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Re: Post the worst 'For Sale' picture you've seen.

Similar to what denverd0n said - I regularly see craigslist ads, no photo, with something like "Boat for sale, 1980s, many upgrades. $25k OBO."
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Old 22-07-2013, 05:51   #205
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Re: Post the worst 'For Sale' picture you've seen.

Another slightly overvalued one, as well as over described.

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Re: Post the worst 'For Sale' picture you've seen.

Rather than a "worst picture" this is more like a "stupidest broker" advertisement. These drive me crazy, because I've seen lots of ads like this over the years.



The boat is a Catalina 36. The description says, "Very nice center cockpit aft cabin cruiser..." Yes, the Catalina 36 does have an aft cabin. That fact alone, however, does not automatically make it a "center cockpit" boat!!! This boat has an aft cockpit!

Over the years I've seen a number of boats with aft cockpits described as having center cockpits. For God's sake, if you don't know the difference between a center cockpit and an aft cockpit, let someone who DOES write the description!

(Stupid broker aside, the boat actually looks pretty nice, and for a not-too-bad price.)
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Re: Post the worst 'For Sale' picture you've seen.

Not a picture but a heads up. This cat was for sale for a long time at about $300 to $400K. It had issues like a seized engine but I think it sold in the last year. So now they say it's in Baja doing charter work but that same engine is still seized. But the price is $1.2 mill! HUH? And all pictures are the old ones from PNW.

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Not a picture but a heads up. This cat was for sale for a long time at about $300 to $400K. It had issues like a seized engine but I think it sold in the last year. So now they say it's in Baja doing charter work but that same engine is still seized. But the price is $1.2 mill! HUH? And all pictures are the old ones from PNW.

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Thanks for keeping track of all the cats out there. I hope I can get one before you so I can have you direct me to it.
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Re: Post the Worst "For Sale" Picture You've Seen.

Another Australian design award here. Possible winner of the smallest ferro boat award as well.

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Re: Post the Worst "For Sale" Picture You've Seen.

6K AU for that ugly thing?? Really?? C'mon boats can't be THAT much more expensive down under are they?
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