Buying a Boat

MK = Mach? Mark? What does the MK stand for?

Last month we gained an exceptional brokerage listing, a 1997 Catalina 34 MK II. Since then I have been asked several times what differences the MK (pronounced ‘mahrk’ just like Mark Twain) gives to the models that bear the title. The best answers come from the source, so I went straight to Catalina. Warren Pandy, [...]

2017-03-21T14:50:20+00:00 November 9th, 2016|Categories: Boat Reviews, Boats for Sale, Buying a Boat, Letters from John, Sailing|

The new J/112E

At the U.S. Sailboat Show in Annapolis, I had a chance to spend a great deal of time at the J/Boats display. Included in that, was the opportunity to speak to Rod, Jeff, and Stu Johnstone. They all had tremendous experience to share, and stories of different boats, regattas, designs and modifications to boats. While [...]

2017-03-21T13:03:57+00:00 November 2nd, 2016|Categories: Boat Reviews, Boating, Boats for Sale, Buying a Boat, Letters from Steve, Sailing|

J-Boats Unveils the J/121

The new J/121 (pronounced 1-2-1) is a 40’ offshore speedster that can be day raced or distance sailed by just 5 or less crew…. the best short-handed J ever…. capable of winning on any race track while also excelling in daysailing and weekend mode. Here’s a boat, class and program that redefines sailboat racing as [...]

2016-10-18T10:43:42+00:00 October 18th, 2016|Categories: Boat Reviews, Boating, Buying a Boat, Sailing|

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 [...]