Sailing Yacht

Repairing Aged Boats Purchased on Ebay





Getting bought a affordable outdated boat on Ebay or Craiglist, below are a handful of recommendations and ideas to make her seaworthy for coastal or canal cruising.
Other movies in the sequence –
Acquiring an Aged Boat on Ebay –
Prices of Sailing – 6 months on the ICW –
Faults I have Created Sailing the ICW –
Sail the ICW 2012 –
Sail the ICW 2013 –
Sail the ICW 2015 – Aspect one of ten –

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21 comments

  1. how bout a 4 times thick tape rubbah soft w a stickerlike registration

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  2. Great video, thanks!

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  3. Nice video 🙂 I enjoyed watching it 🙂

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  4. Mine is a 1967 Mariner, I restored it and have been using it for many years. It was old when I got it. Looking for an old boat owner group online to see what the old boat is worth. Here's a video of it.



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  5. Highly informative and impeccable narration.Thank you for this outstanding effort.

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  6. Hello, your experience and wisdom are appreciated. You and Jules from Emerald Steel are excellent sources!

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  7. Wise advice. Well done!

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  8. Thought David Attenborough was talking at first.

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  9. Good video tons of info.

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  10. Great video

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  11. Those plastic tanks aren't legal for an inboard. Also don't keep an old impeller as backup buy a new one you don't want the backup impeller breaking fins off after you crank the motor back up.

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  12. Don't forget the $500 fee when you buy from boat angel.

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  13. Wow, very good

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  14. GREAT ADVICE THANKS

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  15. Good information.

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  16. Nothing like stating the painfully obvious and droning on. If you need this info, best stay in the kiddie pool.

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  17. it's the guy from planet earth

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  18. Great video, thank you so much for your time and know how, and experience….

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  19. Some good advice for newcomers and also reminders for the people who think they know it all, have a good season.

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  20. Thank you so much for sharing such great wisdom and advice. Its rare to get advice this excellent from an experienced person.

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  21. You are a very wise chap, all very sound advice. I have watched all your boating related videos and throughly enjoyed each and every one of them. You are a most natural narrator too. So tell me – when is your next adventure?😀👍

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