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Old 22-03-2014, 10:31   #346
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1980 Valiant Esprit 37 Sail Boat For Sale - www.yachtworld.com

I love this listing. The pics are either 1) from the previous owner's website or 2) completely unfocused. But since the boat went uncovered all winter, with sails still on (and with dock lines still on cleats, can't even take those off), I'm not surprised. Poor boat.
It's even listed by a "broker." If your job is to sell a boat, how hard is it to take pictures? Makes me think the broker hasn't even seen to boat. When that's the case, what is he actually doing?

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Old 22-03-2014, 10:45   #347
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When that's the case, what is he actually doing?
I think the correct technical term, at least in the U.S., would be "squat." Or, if you prefer, "diddly-squat."
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Old 22-03-2014, 10:47   #348
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I think the correct technical term, at least in the U.S., would be "squat." Or, if you prefer, "diddly-squat."
Sounds like welfare fraud to me. 10% for doing nothing.

Hell, my 2 year old could probably figure out how to post on yachtworld. If anyone wants to send her a check for $5,000, you are more than welcome.

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Old 22-03-2014, 15:59   #349
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How could you possibly need more pics than this to evaluate a boat?

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Old 22-03-2014, 18:10   #350
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How could you possibly need more pics than this to evaluate a boat?

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From that angle it looks like a 19 footer to me. That could be a HUGE bargain

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Old 22-03-2014, 18:18   #351
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http://virgin.craigslist.org/boa/4387572564.html

No engine or sails? Who cares? It's easy living!

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Old 22-03-2014, 21:06   #352
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38ft. liveaboard

No engine or sails? Who cares? It's easy living!
And it comes with a kyack. Isn't that the sound a duck makes?
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A duck with a lisp.

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

What come to mind is that " close to beach" May have multiple meanings.
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Really? No smiley-faces?

Okay, if you seriously do not know how to rotate a picture, then your options are clear. :-)

Are you sure that it's the photo? Some of those boats look like they may be listing that far over! 😜
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I don't understand why anyone would pay 9k for this when you can get a 16' or 20' hobie cat for a few k.
After the IOC eliminated all multihulls from the Olympics you can get a good deal on a Tornado. Mine used to be worth something. Now its the fasted boat on the pond - that nobody's ever heard of.

In keeping with the topic of the post, the steel sloop, some assembly required, is available from Torresen Marine where We keep our boat. No interior photos available - or needed. Also, commercial fisherman not for sale.
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GO BLUE!!!!!!!!!!!

where do I get one? Yachtworld?
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Oh my God! Was just browsing on sailboatlistings.com and came across an ad with the following, as the one and only picture of the boat. What are these people thinking!?!

Heck! Do you have no imagination?
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I don't know if this qualifies as a "worst" picture, but I feel sorry for the poor boat. It's like they built a back porch onto the thing!

put a gate on the forward end and its a mother-in-law seat.
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Latitude 38 - The West's Premier Sailing and Marine Magazine
Here's one to check out:

It's a trimaran.
I think the main hull is separating from the amas.......Oh, no, that's just me.
You want more pictures?

Boat? I thought it was an add for spinnakers.
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