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Old 10-03-2023, 10:47   #3616
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44' Marples in Washington State $18,500

Apparently water got into the centerboard well which requires a whole bunch of work. It's in Bellingham so I don't know if it's DIY. I'd probably take it to Port Townsend which I know is DIY. Plus PT is really cool.
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Old 10-03-2023, 12:16   #3617
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I posted that one on the Searunner thread some time ago, it has been on and off the market for some time, price is dropping as reality sets in. Speaking of it would need a very careful looking over, major reconstruction is needed. At today's materials costs though it should be less than a new build if the skin is ok.
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Apparently water got into the centerboard well which requires a whole bunch of work. It's in Bellingham so I don't know if it's DIY. I'd probably take it to Port Townsend which I know is DIY. Plus PT is really cool.
https://seattle.craigslist.org/kit/b...594808470.html

Nice boat, but needs loads of TLC and someone really good in epoxy and wood and glass.
Looks like it needs new sails and a new engine as well.
Shame it dit not find a new owner when it was still reasonably good in shape.
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Old 10-03-2023, 22:40   #3619
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Yes the Marples is still priced high considering sails, rigging , engine and probably everything else. . Cruising tris don't bring in a lot of money so I don't see anyone dropping in the 60,000 plus pro quotes to repair it.

Port Townsend is a pretty expensive place to haul out with the additional problem of being a tourist trap with large amounts of local experts who'd like to help you spend the Bellingham quote money. So everyday you'd be talking to somebody or repelling boarders. I'd recommend looking around for a work place before buying.
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Old 11-03-2023, 14:39   #3620
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Exactly, last time I checked pt charges tri's the commercial yard rate so I'd be surprised if colony wharf (bellingham) isn't close to 1/2 the price of pt monthly.



From what I've heard 3rd hand, to be taken with a grain of salt- new owner of that Marples has too many boats and has been paying storage for a year, has not touched it. Price has not come down yet from aprox what they bought it for, before that boat was up in Sandy Point and sold by a broker.
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Old 11-03-2023, 16:12   #3621
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I think last year the Marples was around $22000. Looking at the video I'd be getting that mast out pronto before the support crumbles. It is pretty obvious that it needs a whole cb trunk and perhaps bulkhead work as well as the cockpit rebuilt. Rot is like a iceberg, 90% you don't see. The motor even if it worked has to come out so you can see how bad it's beds have gotten. I'd probably skip the inboard and put in a ob sled or 2.
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One in Spain, know nothing of this and looks overpriced to me.

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One in Spain, know nothing of this and looks overpriced to me.

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with that bridgedeck clearance I would perhaps call that a raft rather than a cat
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Lagoon 380 - Deltaville Va - No reserve Boat Angel Auction



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1971 ProutRanger 31 Catamaran in Maryland $16,00



https://www.facebook.com/marketplace...1-0a0151754a94

Same Seller - 40' Project Sail Catamaran $19,000



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Probably the worst for sale ad Iíve ever come across.
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44 years old, unknown designer and only 1578 engine hours. Too lazy or to crappy to post even one picture. Yep deal of a lifetime. Sheesh.

OTOH if its a Rapido I'm in.

Anyone know of the builder he listed?

40 Ď Trimaran ( price reduced ) - $150,000

engine hours (total): 1578
length overall (LOA): 40
make / manufacturer: Keith Cutshall /Vance Bhuler
propulsion type: sail
year manufactured: 1979
Deal of a life time ,Bad ass beast of a boat to much to list call if your serious , I know what I have so no tire kicking or lowballing. Serious sailorís only . (Not selling to anyone without proper experience no matter how much you offer).
Full on life style and gear included from videography equipment to dive equipment, ski equipment fishing and exploration equipment most is up to date 2022 and ready to head to Hawaii or Alaska.
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1971 ProutRanger 31 Catamaran in Maryland $16,00







https://www.facebook.com/marketplace...1-0a0151754a94



Same Seller - 40' Project Sail Catamaran $19,000







https://www.facebook.com/marketplace...1-0a0151754a94
The lower boat is dead. I just saw the pictures in the add.
Shame it looked like a nice design though.

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Old 20-05-2023, 15:40   #3630
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^Vance Buhler designed some tris (and ~50ft charter cats as well). One of the original bc multihull group guys. Most would've been in BC Canada & a few, the Caribbean. I've seen a 30', & have no real comments on the designs.

One thing that caught my eye on the updated ad, now with at least a picture or 2, is the sellers estimate of "20k lbs cargo hold" --impressive! (and/or further highlighting the sellers lack of multihull knowledge & loss of touch with reality).

As to this specific boat: It's been for sale before, believe I likely posted it to this thread even, say 3-5 years back. It may have been free, 5k or $15-20k max. I recall there is a book published by the original owner
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