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RO# 9541

Posted - Sep 10 2008 :  14:09:03  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Hello Sailors,

need your advice, please! A friend is considering purchasing a 1985 14' Aquacat II, includes a trailer - only been in fresh water, supposedly in 'very good condition', asking $700.00. I believe a one owner boat, but not sure on this.

Is this a good price and do you have any advice on what to counter offer and any suggestions on what to look for ?

Sorry, no pics available.

Appreciate any suggestions and comments as we are not sailors! THANKS!

Edited by - defboat on Sep 10 2008 14:46:03

Homeport: boats in New Castle, NH


RO# 10872

Posted - Dec 02 2008 :  18:12:38  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
The Aqua Cat was a low end boat--and not much more than price that when new in the 70's and 80's. They are much slower than a comperable Hobie, and do not sail as well to weather. I would prefer a good Hobie at the same price.

Bob Austin

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RO# 2743

Posted - Dec 03 2008 :  06:29:14  Show Profile  Reply with Quote

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RO# 31561

Posted - Aug 09 2009 :  16:49:40  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Hey Defboat,

Don't worry about your friend, let him by the boat. Then take your money and find a nice Hobie perferably the 18 with a jib. If the 16, still with a jib. I must say, Ive owned a lot of boats and had lots of crew but never a friend who was looking out for my money.


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