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Sailboats For Sale in Washington by owner | 2005 Robertson & Caine  Leopard 40

 

Used Sailboat for sale by owner
Location: Olympia, WA
Remarks: This 2005 Leopard 40' catamaran has four cabins and two heads. Extremely well-maintained catamaran. Between 2018-2022 she has had: new stereo and speakers, new aft enclosure, new I... (read more)

Sailboats For Sale in Washington by owner | 1980 18 foot Stingray catamaran

 

Used Sailboat for sale by owner
Location: Wenatchee, WA
Remarks: I built this Aussie-designed cat from a set of plans purchased from the Sydney Stingray Association (Sail # 339). Hulls are of 3/16” marine mahogany plywood laminated with fiberg... (read more)

Sailboats For Sale in Washington by owner | 2018 Custom 96

 

Used Sailboat for sale
Location: Clarkston, Washington
Remarks: Stock #143811 Reason for selling is Failing health . ANY and ALL offers will be put in front of our seller! Submit your offer today! One of a kind Custom Project sail boat! She... (read more)

Sailboats For Sale in Washington by owner | 1962 Dutch Built 57

 

Used Sailboat for sale
Location: Port Ludlow, Washington
Remarks: Stock #151765 Reason for selling is Aging owner . ANY and ALL offers will be put in front of our seller! Submit your offer today! Aalsmeer Yacht Inc./G.J. Dekker Design. Mid-co... (read more)

Sailboats For Sale in Washington by owner | 1968 Armstrong 35

 

Used Sailboat for sale
Location: Port Townsend, Washington
Remarks: Stock #253770 ANY and ALL offers will be put in front of our seller! Submit your offer today! Hull is made of Honduras mahogany strip-planked and edge-nailed! One fly, three main... (read more)

Sailboats For Sale in Washington by owner | 1934 Jensen Custom 60' Ketch

 

Used Sailboat for sale
Location: Port Hadlock, Washington
Remarks: Stock #263128 Video of this vessel available at www [dot] popsells [dot] com/view/263128 Reason for selling is Time to move on after many wonderful years . ANY and ALL offers w... (read more)

Sailboats For Sale in Washington by owner | 1974 Challenger  50'

 

Used Sailboat for sale by owner
Location: Port Orchard, WA
Remarks: his 1974 Fiberglass 50.0’ OAL Challenger Sailboat is in excellent condition and is loaded with options. She has plenty of headroom, natural and overhead lighting. This makes her ... (read more)

Sailboats For Sale in Washington by owner | 1981 Passport Yachts 40

 

Used Sailboat for sale
Location: Cathlamet, Washington
Remarks: Stock #413566 Video of this vessel available at www [dot] popsells [dot] com/view/413566 Reason for selling is Health issues forces sale . This Passport Yachts has recently bee... (read more)

Sailboats For Sale in Washington by owner | 2009 Jeanneau 36i Performance

 

Used Sailboat for sale
Location: Anacortes, Washington
Remarks: Stock #348850 Video of this vessel available at www [dot] popsells [dot] com/view/348850 ANY and ALL offers will be put in front of our seller! Submit your offer today! 36i Perf... (read more)

Sailboats For Sale in Washington by owner | 1946 Ed Monk Custom 65

 

Used Sailboat for sale
Location: Brinnon, Washington
Remarks: Stock #404692 Reason for selling is Job Change . This Ed Monk has now been on the market more than a month. Please submit your offer today! 1946 ED MONK!! Must see! Hull restor... (read more)

Sailboats For Sale in Washington by owner | 1978 Hudson 44 Seawolf

 

Used Sailboat for sale
Location: Tacoma, Washington
Remarks: Stock #404249 Video of this vessel available at www [dot] popsells [dot] com/view/404249 Reason for selling is Downsizing . This Hudson has now been on the market more than a m... (read more)

Sailboats For Sale in Washington by owner | 1980 Corbin 39 Pilot House Cutter

 

Used Sailboat for sale
Location: Longview, Washington
Remarks: Stock #309931 Video of this vessel available at www [dot] popsells [dot] com/view/309931 Reason for selling is Too far from home . ANY and ALL offers will be put in front of ou... (read more)

Sailboats For Sale in Washington by owner | 1977 Rafiki 37 Cutter

 

Used Sailboat for sale
Location: Oak Harbor, Washington
Remarks: Stock #007824 Video of this vessel available at www [dot] popsells [dot] com/view/7824 ANY and ALL offers will be put in front of our seller! Submit your offer today! Seller has... (read more)

Sailboats For Sale in Washington by owner | 1990 Catalina 34 Tall Rig

 

Used Sailboat for sale
Location: Bellevue, Washington
Remarks: Stock #398742 This Catalina has now been on the market a couple months. Looking for any offers! 34 Tall Rig with newer diesel engine! Full cockpit canvas enclosure! Raytheon rada... (read more)

Sailboats For Sale in Washington by owner | 1974 36 foot Cascade Deep Keel, Manufacturer Built

 

Used Sailboat for sale
Location: Cathlamet, Washington
Remarks: Stock #394280 Reason for selling is Liivning in Idaho . This Cascade has been on the market for more than 30 days (Jun 2nd). If you are thinking of making an offer, submit it to... (read more)

What Type of Sailboat Should I Get?


Sailing is a timeless and exhilarating activity that allows you to connect with nature and experience the thrill of gliding across the water. Whether you're a seasoned sailor or a beginner looking to embark on your first sailing adventure, understanding sailboats and the world of sailing is essential. This introduction to sailboats will provide you with some tips and recommendations to help you unleash the thrill of sailing.

The different types of sailboats

Sailboats come in various shapes and sizes, each designed for specific purposes and sailing conditions. It's important to understand the different types of sailboats to choose the one that best suits your needs.

Monohulls are the most common type of sailboat and are characterized by their single hull. They offer stability and are ideal for cruising and racing. Most people agree they offer the smoothest ride through water, especially if the waves are over several feet high.

Catamarans on the other hand, have two hulls connected by a bridge deck. They provide excellent stability and spacious living accommodations, making them perfect for long-distance cruising. Although their ride through the waves is more stable than a monohull they can be a bit choppy.

Trimarans feature three hulls and offer exceptional speed and maneuverability. They are popular among racing enthusiasts and those looking for a thrilling sailing experience but also can be used for cruising.

Choosing the right sailboat for your needs

When it comes to choosing the right sailboat for your needs, there are several factors to consider. First and most importantly what are your sailing goals. Are you looking to cruise leisurely or participate in competitive racing? This will help narrow down your options.

Before you consider buying a sailboat you need to do your research through various articles and books on sailing. Then once you have a basic understanding of sailboats and sailing you should consider taking some introductory sailing courses. These will help you determine if sailing is really for you and if so what type of boat you should consider.

Secondly, consider your budget. Sailboats can range from affordable and fairly simple used boats to luxury yachts and prices also vary widely depending on the size of the sailboat. Set a realistic budget and stick to it.

Next, think about the number of people you plan to sail with regularly. If you have a large family or enjoy sailing with friends, you'll need a sailboat with ample space and accommodations.

Lastly, consider the sailing conditions in your area. If you'll be sailing in open waters with strong winds, a sturdy and sea-worthy sailboat capable of handling challenging conditions is essential.

Conclusion

Sailing is a thrilling and rewarding activity that allows you to connect with nature and explore the world in a unique way. By understanding the different types of sailboats, choosing the right sailboat for your needs, and following safety protocols, you can unleash the thrill of sailing. Sailing gives you a sense of accomplishment that you don’t get with a power boat. Anyone can turn on a key and take off in a power boat but it takes skill to sail! With the right equipment, knowledge, and skills, you'll be ready to embark on unforgettable sailing adventures around the world.

Whether you're a seasoned sailor or a beginner looking to start your sailing journey, there's no better time to get out on the water. You can start by clicking here to browse the many sailboats that BoatersNet has to offer! Happy sailing!

 

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