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Old 08-10-2021, 19:46   #1
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First time buyer in Puerto Rico

I need some advice. I'm about to make a gigantic financial decision and I would be much obliged in receiving input, advice and information from experienced sailors in the purchase of a sailboat for a firs time cruiser. I have been searching online listings for sailboats in Puerto Rico with in my price range of 10k and the results have been limited. My question is; would I have better luck in finding a suitable sailboat if I go directly to marinas and boat yards over searching and filtering results from the internet? Like I mentioned I am a first time cruiser and all help is appreciated.

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Old 19-10-2021, 01:29   #2
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Re: First time buyer in Puerto Rico

Youíll have better chances to find something at this price on US East coast unless youíre interested for a hurricane damaged project boat. I would not suggest the last option if you are a first time cruiser. Good luck!
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Old 09-01-2022, 09:43   #3
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Try the USVI and BVI, close to PR and more options. Please feel free to DM me and I'll help you out. I'm originally from PR...
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Re: First time buyer in Puerto Rico

Any luck finding a boat?
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Old 20-01-2022, 18:30   #5
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Re: First time buyer in Puerto Rico

I'll be going to Puerto Rico on Tuesday the 25 to start looking in the virgin islands
So to answer your question no
Why?
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I'll be going to Puerto Rico on Tuesday the 25 to start looking in the virgin islands
So to answer your question no
Why?
Was thumbing through the forums and saw you were in PR, still have family down there. Nice following other peoples journey as they look for and purchase their boat. Learning all I can. Good luck, hope you post some pictures to show us.
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Old 20-01-2022, 18:57   #7
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Re: First time buyer in Puerto Rico

Sure will post pics!
I'll keep in touch
My journey starts in March after ski season
Stay tuned!

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