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Hunter 466 For Sale

This freshwater only Hunter 466 can sail the lakes and oceans in comfort with room to sleep three couples with option for two more in the salon. All lines are led to the cockpit, which makes sailing single handed a breeze. The spacious salon and large galley are everything needed to put everyone in comfort [...]

2016-10-26T09:16:09+00:00 March 17th, 2016|Categories: Boating, Boats for Sale|

J/120 For Sale

Hull #152 'Irresistible Too' A smooth and stable ride with award winning performance that earned her the distinction of being Cruising World magazine's Overall Boat of the Year and Best Value in a full sized cruising boat. 'Irresistible Too' [...]

What do I do About Bottom Paint?

What do I do about Bottom Paint? Trying to become more earth friendly is nothing terribly new. Many different sports that interact and even depend on the outdoors have changed the ways they impact the environment. For instance, in the 1970s lead shot was eliminated from shotgun shells used in conjunction with duck hunting. Boat [...]

Bottom Paint Removal: Part 3 of 3

This installment will be about the application of the final bottom paint. Most hulls that are wet-sailed (always in the water) have some type of ablative or anti-fouling paint, with something in them to help limit marine growth on the hull. Without a paint like these, critters and slime start growing almost immediately once the [...]

2016-10-04T16:17:10+00:00 February 18th, 2016|Categories: Boating, DIY, Letters from Steve, Repairs|Tags: , , , , |

Bottom Paint Removal & Application Part 2 of 3

So in this blog, we’ll talk about surface prep of the bottom and the barrier coat. It is imperative that the surface is completely clear or all residue, oil, or old paint as the new paint will not adhere correctly or even at all. Nothing is worse than having to haul your boat out mid-season [...]

2016-10-26T09:16:09+00:00 February 11th, 2016|Categories: Boating, DIY, Letters from Steve, Repairs|Tags: , , , |

Now is the time!

Information gathered from soldboats.com 2/3/2016 Boats are starting to come out of hibernation and owners are looking to sell. Why is February - June the best time to list your boat? Owners are starting to pull boats out of storage and plan for the summer. There are times when some owners will remove [...]

New Listing: C&C 41

New Listing Excellent North Channel Cruiser!! Freshwater all her life, this C&C 41 is ready for its next adventure. She has been meticulously cared for by her three owners and both the mast and boat have been kept in inside heated winter storage for the past twelve or more years. She comes equipped with a [...]

2016-10-26T09:16:09+00:00 January 29th, 2016|Categories: Boating, Boats for Sale, Sailing|Tags: , , , , , , |

Bottom Paint Removal & Application Part 1 of 3

Just so we’re clear; I’m not a professional. I’m not even a professional “Do It Yourselfer”. I’ve got enough experience to give you some hints and tips in case you’ve been considering this, and have enough stubbornness to do it. This guide is by no means all encompassing, and it can be improved upon, I’m [...]

2016-10-26T09:16:09+00:00 January 28th, 2016|Categories: Boating, DIY, Letters from Steve, Repairs|Tags: , , , , , , |

Detroit’s 1st J/70 Fleet

Congratulations Detroit! The 1st J/70 Fleet has been established and is still growing! 17 Hulls & Counting! Boat owners include: Chuck Bayer, Chris Saxton, Mike Welch, Bill Williams, Kevin Morin, Don Glover, Bob Pethick, Thomas Ritter, Mike Kirkman, Dennis Dettmer, Dan Klassen, Jason Deisz, Jerry Jung & More This modern one design is perfect for fun [...]

2016-10-26T09:16:09+00:00 January 26th, 2016|Categories: Boating, Boats for Sale, Sailing|Tags: , , , , , , |