i see you guys found the craig's listing.
"46' Heritage West Indies Center Cockpit Cutter
This is a 1987 Heritage West Indies 46' Custom made yacht. By looking at the price
you must realize that this is a project
boat. There is a 1977 sloop
ready to go in Oregon
listed for $149,900. This boat sank at a dock
and was refloated the next day. We have cleaned the interior of this boat from bow to stern with bleach water
and ran a big dehumidifier in the boat for two weeks to get the moisture out. We have also done some of the carpentry work that needed to be done. There is no engine but the standing rigging
, booms and hull
are in good condition. There is damage to the bow rail and bow. The bow has been repaired but should be redone. The person who painted the boat had no clue as to how to prep or paint
a boat. The paint is peeling. I am putting this all in so you know exactly what you will be looking at. Not to waste your time or mine. This boat is for the person who has the time, patience and the ability to work on boats. With some time and effort you could have yourself a beautiful ocean going yacht. I have a lot more pictures if interested call Jim at 727-457-8141
about 6' says 7'2" on documentation
papers (not correct)
good condition but stained
Staysail on boom has 3 holes were cigarette burnt through three layers. It's in really good shape. I have pictures.
is on a boom roller and is torn across the top not in good shape.
Mizzen sail needs stitching along leech but in good shape.
Hank on looks like new"
In an email
, the seller stated the following to me.
"it's a 1987 Heritage West Indies. Yes at bthat price
there is a lot to be done. It needs a bottom job engine an transmission
, rewired and tanks
and hoses replaced If you would like i can send you some pics. I have done some work on her since i took the pics .trying to get her ready to paint. also fixing some of the damage where she rubbed against pilings. "
Tim R. and Skipmac, I do have little money, and lots of skill and time. My experience extends to a total bare hull restoration
of a 26' Reinell
. That cost me $9000 and 14 months of my time. Given all the potential problems, and that I would do ALL work myself, any guess on what the "cant pass it up" price would be?
Also, the engine, is it reasonable to repair a saltwater submerged diesel
or is that a replacement situation?
Is it also a reasonable assumption that "sunk at the dock" is the kiss of death?