Sailing

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 [...]

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: , , , , , , |

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: , , , , , , |

Why Attend a Boat Show?

No matter how long you have been boating, whether it be a week or for most of your life, you can guarantee that you will learn something new by attending a boat show. Boat shows offer unique exposure to boating activities that you never knew existed. There are often volunteer groups and nonprofit organizations come to the boat shows [...]