• New listingSailing OK Dinghy

    OK Dinghy for sail. Easy to set up and sail. Perfect for a beginner. New sail. On trailer. 
    AU $70.00
    0 bidsEnding 1 Feb at 21:33 AEDST9d 18hLocal pickupState: VIC
  • New listingCole 23 yacht sailboat

    Cole 23 fixed keel yacht. Remote fuel tank. Mooring available if required. Antifouled last September 2018. Anchor, chain and rope. Life jackets. Bilge pump.
    AU $4,700.00
    Local pickup
    or Best Offer
  • trailer sailer

    SAVAGE 17FT TRAILER SAILER. READY TO GO.
    AU $661.00
    8 bidsEnding Today at 19:30 AEDST16h 49mLocal pickup
  • sail boat

    Yacht 26ft twin keel boat
    AU $5,000.00
    0 bidsEnding Saturday at 22:00 AEDST3d 19hLocal pickupState: VICLength: Over 15 ft
  • Castle 650 trailer yacht

    Castle 650 trailer sailer. Trailer in excellent condition. Good tyres and galvanised rims.spare tyre also. Boat has a pop top for ventilation. Great boat in light conditions and very competitive class.
    AU $10,000.00
    Local pickup
    or Best Offer
    State: VICLength: Over 15 ft
  • Mutiny 28ft Big fiberglass yacht Diesel Sailaway (Newcastle Nsw ) No Reserve!

    3 standing head room biggest 28ft I have see. 2 moored Lake Macquarie (Newcastle NSW). 13 galley gear and fishing gear included. this yacht will be cheap great as a live aboard or cheap sailing yacht for family or as solo yacht too nice fit out impressive.
    AU $5,340.00
    30 bidsEnding 27 Jan at 19:17 AEDST4d 16hLocal pickupState: NSWLength: Over 15 ft
  • 33ft yacht boat

    Un finished project, due to relocating outerstate, all decks replaced, epoxied, and painted, 17hp diesel inbourd, rebuilt in 2011, low hrs, runs great. About ten sails encluding, jibs and spinicas, most look to be new.
    AU $6,000.00
    Local pickup
    or Best Offer
    Year: 1970s
    39 watching
    State: VICLength: Over 15 ft
  • yacht Roberts 246 west system buil NO RESERVE

    This is my first yacht owned for 12 weeks, parked in the front yard. The plan was to work on it and put it in the water at Port Macquaire but I have to go away for work and won't do anything on it for 6 to 12 months.
    AU $2,247.00
    3 bidsEnding Saturday at 20:56 AEDST3d 18hLocal pickupLength: Over 15 ft
  • New listingHobie 14 Catamaran

    AU $500.00
    0 bidsEnding Friday at 14:45 AEDST2d 12hLocal pickup
  • Klinker boat 16 ft resto!

    This boat is of carvel plank construction with west system fairing compound which is the starting of a resto process.The boat has a wine glass transin (see pic's) The trailer is included but it isnt in r/w condition but as you can see in the pic's it is twin axle and ready to tow (won't take much to complete the trailer.  16ft long and is 6ft across the beam. Any questions please ask and i will contact my friend who is the owner to discuss any questions you may have.
    AU $1,150.00
    Local pickup
    or Best Offer
    State: VICLength: Over 15 ft
  • Timpenny 770 Trailer sailer for sale or swap large power boat, ok its back

    It is setup for charging the battery through the car, via Anderson plug, has 240 volt mains hook up, I have gone from the bow to the stern and replaced or repaired everything. Has navman vhf radio, Lowrance fish finder depth sounder.
    AU $3,000.01
    10 bidsEnding 31 Jan at 23:20 AEDST8d 20hLocal pickupState: ACTLength: Over 15 ft
  • New listingHunter 33 Cruising Yacht

    Galley: U shaped galley to port including stainless sink with H&C mixer tap, 2 burner stove/grill/oven (dual gas tanks), microwave oven, 240/12V upright fridge and good storage. The Hunter 33 has a large, covered walk through cockpit (seating for 7), generous saloon with dining table and opposing settee, compact nav station, fully equipped galley and 2 double cabins.
    AU $20,001.00
    33 bidsEnding 29 Jan at 13:04 AEDST6d 10hLocal pickupYear: 2007State: NSWLength: Over 15 ft
  • hartley ts16 trailer sailer yacht, registered trailer, outboard

    I have set this yacht up to sail single handed. 4.5 hp outboard but I can change the carby jets to make 6 hp. Boat advertised on other sites so reserve the right to remove this add early if sold.
    AU $3,500.00
    Local pickup
    or Best Offer
    State: NSWLength: Over 15 ft
  • Trailer sailer Boomerang 20ft sailing yacht

    I bought it to learn to sail and it has done that admirably. Being a JOG certified boat it is very safe and has been a pleasure to sail two handed, or single-handidly, as all lines run back to the cockpit.
    AU $3,500.00
    0 bidsEnding Saturday at 14:22 AEDST3d 11hLocal pickupYear: 1980sState: VICLength: Over 15 ft
  • National E Sailing boat

    Includes: trailer, dolly, all fittings as listed above ready to sail.
    AU $850.00
    0 bidsEnding 27 Jan at 16:48 AEDST4d 14hLocal pickupYear: 1970sState: NSWLength: 15 ft or under
  • Yacht Trailer Sailer 21 Ft

    Jedda Twin Bilge Keel Trailer Sailer
    AU $6,000.00
    0 bidsEnding Saturday at 10:09 AEDST3d 7hLocal pickupYear: 1970sState: VICLength: Over 15 ft
  • Triton Sail Boat

    I have this original John C Alsop 24 ft sailing boat, which I have taken out of the water on a purpose built trailer (to allow easy working). The mast has been removed for easy transport, the boat has 3 good sails, ropes, life jackets & outboard motor,( the outboard can be fitted through the hull in a purpose built hull cavity or on the outboard bracket ,( which is about to be re-fitted to the transom along with the re-furbished rear high seat & duck-board.). ).
    AU $5,800.00
    Local pickup
    or Best Offer
    Year: 1980s
    11 watching
    State: NSWLength: Over 15 ft
  • Bayliner 1950 capri

    One of the most popular boats ever made. Beam: 7 ft. 6 in. Rack-and-pinion steering. Power trim and tilt. Hand-laid construction with cored fiberglass stringer system. Lightweight and easy to tow. Canvas includes convertible top.
    AU $1,525.00
    8 bidsEnding 31 Jan at 20:15 AEDST8d 17hLocal pickupYear: 2000Brand: BaylinerState: VIC
  • Macgregor 26M Yatch

    50h Tohatsu.LED. 12" (300mm). Google MacGregor yatchs.
    AU $47,000.00
    Local pickup
    or Best Offer
  • Classic Fibreglass Clinker Style Sailing Boat

    Reconditioned sail. Boat 5 mtrs long and 1.5 mtrs wide (approx.). Seagull Outboard engine. Sand anchor with rope and chain.
    AU $4,250.00
    Local pickup
    or Best Offer
    State: QLD
    10 watching
    Length: 15 ft or under
  • Yacht: Columbia 27

    This fibreglass yacht is in very good condition for its age and is expertly set up for the novice sailor. It's the perfect weekender for a small family on a budget. 1 Mainsail with lazyjacks and sail bag.
    AU $15,000.00
    Local pickup
    or Best Offer
    53 watching
  • macgregor 26 trailer sailer yacht 8m

    Macgregor 26ft yacht ultimate trailer sailer --when only the best will do ---sail ---camping ---water skiing --cockpit socializing--or just getting a good nights sleep---makes this macgregor 26x the best all round boat you can invest in ----any inspection or trial at lake Macquarie nsw 02 95 22 22 33 or 04 18 40 49 49.
    AU $35,000.00
    Year: 2000
    Free postage
    State: NSW
    117 watching
    Length: Over 15 ft
  • Yacht Trailer Sailer

    AU $7,500.00
    Local pickup
    or Best Offer
    Year: 2003
    21 watching
    State: VICLength: Over 15 ft
  • McGregor 26x - Sailing boat, sailer trailer

    Location: Morayfield, QLD 4506.
    AU $39,000.00
    Local pickup
    or Best Offer
    Year: 2004
    25 watching
    State: QLDLength: Over 15 ft
  • Yacht. Hobie Cat 14'. Catamaran on Trailer

    Trampoline by Flower and Adams Pty Ltd Sailmakers Sydney - in good condition. Beach rollers. Sail number 214. Mainsail only. Catamaran has been kept under cover and the fibreglass is in very good condition.
    AU $750.00
    0 bidsEnding Thursday at 12:00 AEDST1d 9hLocal pickup
  • coata boat built to commercial survey 33 ft on deck

    Has sailed from victoria to hobart wooden boat show. in great condition built in Queenscliff.
    AU $50,000.00
    Local pickup
    or Best Offer
    Year: 2002
    12 watching
    Length: Over 15 ft
  • Motorsailer

    AU $175,000.00
    Local pickup
    39 watching
  • Yacht Boro 36 ft Steel Ketch

    Model: Steel Ketch. Make: Boro. Designer: Boro Herman. Rigging: Ketch. 1 in galley. ​Galley: Stove/Oven kero. Length: 36 ft. Hull Material: Steel.
    AU $13,000.00
    Local pickup
    or Best Offer
    Length: Over 15 ft
    84 watching
  • Doven 30 foot yacht in Pittwater

    Very comfortable to sail and stay onboard. 1 x main sail (good condition). Inboard Bukh DV20, new 3 leaf propeller, new prop shaft bearing. Great strong boat for cruising and live onboard, surprisingly very spacious.
    AU $25,999.00
    Local pickup
    or Best Offer
    Year: 1980s
    24 watching
    State: NSWLength: Over 15 ft
  • Boyer A-Class Catamaran Mk5

    It is a Mk5 with modified boards and rudders. It's hulls are canted. I can't see the hull year on the card inside the hull. Tramp is in great condition. Presents as used, nicks, scratches and minor repairs here and there.
    AU $4,800.00
    Local pickupState: QLD
  • Kaufman steel yacht

    Sailed from Durban South Africa. Sailed it to Gold Coast pulling into most Ports on the way. She is a very comfortable boat in all types of seas. Canoe stern. Hull is in good condition, has canoe stern and large rudder and skeg.
    AU $25,000.00
    Local pickupState: QLDLength: Over 15 ft
  • Yacht Sails

    Used yacht sails Sails to be sold individually. North Sails Storm Jib. We buy used sails in SA why leave them unused in the shed! Luff 5.87m Foot Leach 5.05m Brass shanks 7.5/10 cond. Hood no 3 Jib.
    AU $100.00
    Local pickupState: SA
  • Sailing Boat, Trailer Sailer, 19 ft, Mono Hull, West Wight Potter P 19, Sleeps 4

    West Wight Potter P-19 Premium, built 2009 in US, Trailer sailer. West Wight Potter P-19 Premium. modified to allow one hand sailing. mono hull, galvanized keel, fibreglass construction, foam flotation.
    AU $28,600.00
    Local pickup
    or Best Offer
    Year: 2009
    33 watching
    State: QLDLength: Over 15 ft
  • Roper 43 Boat Mould

    Roper 43 DSL Production Moulds Save yourself time and money and know every part of the boat by building it yourself in a female mold. The Roper 43 is Tasman tested and Pacific proven. A fast and sea kindly design. Unsinkable and the ability to dry out and explore the shallowest of bays and rivers. Phone Lee Roper 0418 648 043
    AU $25,000.00
    Local pickup
    or Best Offer
    State: NSW
    46 watching
    Length: Over 15 ft
  • Sailing Catamaran 37' Boat Hull Yacht Australian Made **Price Drop**

    Sailing Catamaran 37' (11.3m) Boat Hull In Mould. The Hull is Divini Cell or Airx Foam Core & Vinylester Resin.
    AU $8,000.00
    Local pickup
    or Best Offer
    State: NSW
    66 watching
    Length: Over 15 ft
  • RS200 Sailing dinghy / RS Sailing

    So it’s all about exciting sailing. One of the most popular and successful double handed racing dinghies of the modern era, the RS200 responds to finesse and dedication, rather than physique, to allow couples and young teams to share the action.
    AU $5,900.00
    Local pickup
    or Best Offer
    Year: 2013
    14 watching
    State: VICLength: 15 ft or under
  • MACGREGOR 26M Yacht Manual

    MACGREGOR 26M Colour Brochure (10 pager). M26 Operators Manual.
    AU $15.00
    1 bidEnding Friday at 14:53 AEDST2d 12hLocal pickup
  • Adams 13 yacht

    Recently spray painted, new Volvo D1-30 sail drive 58hrs, 3 blade folding prop. Can achieve 8-8.5 Knotts under motor, has furler, 2 mains, 2 spinnaker, light air No 1. Overall in good condition.
    AU $64,000.00
    Local pickup
    or Best Offer
    14 watching
  • 2005 “Swanson 30” Yacht / Sailboat

    In January 2018, this yacht had been slipped for inspection servicing and cleaning. A BMW inboard / shaft drive 10hp diesel engine, driving a 2-blade folding propeller has just been serviced; the fuel tank has a capacity of 80lt (is full).
    AU $29,000.00
    Local pickup
    or Best Offer
    Year: 2005
    15 watching
    State: VIC
  • Sonata 6 fibreglas trailer sailer

    My Sonata 6 is a very stable blue water yacht and can be sailed single handed, swing keel. the Sonata is a respected yacht one of the best hulls on the water very stable. Main sail/ 1-2-3 headsails spinnaker.
    AU $7,500.00
    Local pickup
    or Best Offer
    17 watching
  • Devoti D Zero Sailing Dinghy Skiff AUS-3

    2015 Devoti D-Zero for sale. A compact 4.2m sailing dinghy with an elegant and “sexy” composite hull, with carbon-fibre mast and boom, and North 8.1 m2 laminated sail. The skiff hull weight is only 43kg, 15 kg less than a Laser.
    AU $7,500.00
    Local pickupYear: 2015State: QLDLength: 15 ft or under
  • 14ft TASAR SAILING DINGHY

    90s era Tasar great entry boat, great condition comes with beach trailer – no road trailer 2.500 dollars firm BASSENDEAN LOCATION Fibreglass with wood rudder Comes with complete set of Dacron sails No damage to hull or bow
    AU $2,500.00
    Local pickupLength: 15 ft or under
  • Laser radial

    $5500
    AU $5,500.00
    Local pickup
    or Best Offer
    Year: 2013State: QLDLength: 15 ft or under
  • 1974 East Coast 31 (Cryptocurrency accepted)

    The Peter Cole designed Eastcoast 31 half tonners are well regarded for their sailing qualities as well as for their spacious and comfortable accommodation for up to six. Cruise Speed. New blue tooth stereo and speakers.
    AU $32,000.00
    Local pickup
    66 watching
  • Hartley TS16 Trailer Sailer

    Build 1987. Rebuilt to modern racing specs with good gear: full width Harken traveler, stainless centreboard, Taktic racing compass. Evinrude 4HP long shaft; built in or remote fuel. Boat in good condition; weighs 365kg.
    AU $5,250.00
    Local pickup
    or Best Offer
    State: VIC
    16 watching
    Length: Over 15 ft
  • Hobie Cat Mirage Tandem Island Adventurer

    Raymarine Dragonfly-5 Pro Combo, which gives you Depth as well as Plot your course. Fitted with 12v Battery - all wiring done by Hobie Cat. 2 x Hobie Yoke Inflatable PFD. For Sale is my "2018 Mirage Tandem Island" in Hibiscus Red.
    AU $11,900.00
    Local pickup
    or Best Offer
    Year: 2018State: QLDLength: 15 ft or under
  • 505 Kyrwoods 1992

    This 1992 Kyrwoods 505 has been entirely renovated, refitted, reinforced and professionnlly repainted. Immaculate! looks brand new! the setup has been greatly simplify to allow focusing on tactics while keeping options for more sophisticated setup. Comes with numerous sails and 3 spinnakers, 2 twin carbon poles, dolly and trailer.
    AU $5,500.00
    Local pickup
    or Best Offer
    20 watching
  • Cruising sailing yacht

    She is set up for single or double handed sailing but has bunks for 4. The autopilot is a CourseMaster 650 and for offshore sailing I use a Hydravane windvane. Its excellent and a quiet way to travel.
    AU $80,000.00
    Local pickup
    or Best Offer
    Year: 2000
    142 watching
    Length: Over 15 ft
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Sailboat tips for beginners

If you’re new to sailing, you need to understand that it takes a lot of practice before you’re able to harness the wind and use it to get around. As a beginner, you’ll want to make sure to incrementally build your skills. This means starting small in a variety of ways. Start off with a smaller boat that is easier to handle. This will help you get a feel for lines and sails without having to worry about too many of them. Try to master a boat with one sail first. Similarly, try to find an area with calm waters on which to learn. You’ll want it to be fairly big and as empty as possible so you have plenty of room to get your sea legs without having to worry about running into land or anybody else. No matter how strong a sailor you are, sometimes accidents happen. That means you need to know how to deal with them. Practice capsizing in your small boat so you can learn how to deal with the danger if it ever happens. Finally, remember that your education doesn’t end once you get off the water. Read about how to analyse weather patterns and conditions and get up to speed on the terminology associated with sailing.

What you need to know about sailboat storage and maintenance

Taking care of your sailboat is an important aspect of ownership if you want your investment and the good times to last. Storing your boat indoors whenever possible is your best bet, as such a location will protect your ship from sun rays that can damage sails and wind and rain that can harm your hull, especially if it’s made of wood. Speaking of the hull, perform inspections every few months to make sure no new cracks have formed. Even small fissures can turn into major headaches down the line. You also want to make sure to clean the hull whenever you take it out on the water. This will keep salt and other debris from building up and damaging your boat. Finally, whether storing your boat indoors or outdoors, try to make sure your vessel is away from anything that could fall on it and cause damage.  Keeping these tips in mind can help you get the most out of your sailing experience. Check out the great vessels available on eBay today and get ready to tame the wind! 

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