• BLUE BIRD 22 YACHT SAILING BOAT

    Good hull no leaks, except rainwater. Good keel. Good aluminium mast, boom and spinnaker pole. Good rig. Manual toilet, outboard bracket but no motor. Comes with spare aluminium mast, rig, boom, spinnaker pole, heaps of sails, full set of spare stanchions and life lines. This boat needs a full paint job, inside and out and a new fit-out. She would make a good fixer upper for someone handy or a mooring minder. She is currently moored in Belmont Bay. Mooring apparatus is also for sale for an additional $150.00, but must be removed at buyers expense.
    AU $203.00
    7 bidsEnding Today at 15:17 AEDST14h 22mLocal pickup
  • Duncanson 29

    Duncanson 29 fixed keel yacht. Hull anti fouled approx 4 months ago with new rudder bearing. Boom roller reefing on main. Head sail on Hank's. 12hp yanmar single cylinder diesel. Approx 60l diesel tank.
    AU $4,000.00
    0 bidsEnding Tuesday at 15:09 AEDST2d 14hLocal pickupState: NSWLength: Over 15 ft
  • Trailer sailer

    Trailer sailer, easy to sail. Ideal beginners boat. Comes complete with motor, sails, two anchors, Marine radio, compass, life jackets, fire extinguisher. Trailer is registered and fitted with easy loader and bearing buddies, LED lights. These boats were very popular as learning to sail vessels. 
    AU $2,900.00
    Local pickup
    22 watching
  • 24ft Van Der Stadt Yacht

    10hp Diesel Motor (untested). I'm pretty sure its timber with a fibre glass coating. Probably not currently sailable. Not sure if it is broken or not. Its over the hatch so I couldn't get inside to test the motor or get pics.
    AU $3.25
    5 bidsEnding Monday at 13:16 AEDST1d 12hLocal pickupLength: Over 15 ft
  • VINTAGE 50'S - 60'S WOODEN 3 METER SAILING BOAT / YACHT SAILBOAT

    I personally take all the photos of the item, they are of the actual item u are going to receive.
    AU $500.00
    Local pickup
    or Best Offer
    Year: 1960sState: QLDLength: 15 ft or under
  • Hartley TS16 Trailer Sailer

    Item For Sale: Hartley TS16 Trailer Sailer restoration project. More information and details of the restoration process to date can be found via the "Hartley Trailer Sailer Forum". the trailer. Note that this was originally built as a bilge keel boat and is in the process of being converted to a centre swing keel.
    AU $600.00
    0 bidsEnding Today at 13:39 AEDST12h 45mLocal pickupYear: 1970sState: VICLength: Over 15 ft
  • Easy sail 5pax stay-aboard 25ft cruising yacht

    Pittwater too. There’s the life! A dependable family cruising yacht that has all the gear required to sail off now, can be sailed single handed from the cockpit by anyone with modest sailing ability, is safe, low maintenance (as moored boats can be) and is in tidy condition.
    AU $8,500.00
    Local pickup
    or Best Offer
    State: NSW
    38 watching
    Length: Over 15 ft
  • New listingYacht 43-Foot Ferro Hull Schooner

    Ferro hull requires a scraping and antifouling. She has 1 main bedroom, a bathroom, a livingroom, kitchen and another bedroom or storage space, which is at the front ofthe yacht. This beautiful iconic boat and haslots of character, ideal for deep sea sailing and living aboard.
    AU $18,000.00
    0 bids
    or Best Offer
    Ending Saturday at 11:49 AEDST6d 10hLocal pickup
  • Caper 14ft Catamaran and Galvanised Trailer

    It has a very good galvanised trailer. This is a 14ft Caper catamaran. THIS IS A PROJECT CATAMARAN.
    AU $200.00
    2 bidsEnding Thursday at 23:13 AEDST4d 22hLocal pickupState: VICLength: 15 ft or under
  • Quick Kat Catamaran and trailer Project

    This is a project for a16ft plywood, Quick Kat catamaran and trailer. Has mast, boom, rigging, mainsail and battens and rudders.
    AU $300.00
    0 bidsEnding Monday at 17:34 AEDST1d 16hLocal pickupState: VICLength: Over 15 ft
  • Pair of Boat Winches - BARLOW 22 – Includes BARLOW winch handle

    In Very Good condition and Excellent working order.
    AU $79.00
    18 bidsEnding Friday at 10:10 AEDST5d 9hLocal pickup
  • sailing boat

    RS Sailing RS500 Sailing Dinghy Single trapeze skiff with full set of training and racing sails, twin trapeze training gear, boat and foil covers and all accessories. Hull and mast have been sailed for 3 months in light weather.
    AU $11,500.00
    Local pickup
    or Best Offer
    Year: 2017State: NSWLength: 15 ft or under
  • Sailing Boat - Flying Junior Dinghy

    Flying Junior Sailing Boat.
    AU $499.00
    0 bidsEnding Monday at 21:42 AEDST1d 20hLocal pickupState: VICLength: 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
    14 watching
  • Macgregor 26M Yatch

    2007. 50h Tohatsu.LED. lighting. All safety equipment. 12" (300mm).draught. Google MacGregor  yatchs.
    AU $47,000.00
    Local pickup
    or Best Offer
  • sailing dinghy

    Cherub sailing dinghy built late 90's by Bernie Rodriguez. Minimum weight, strong hull, Spun spar mast plus spare mast. Near new mainsail and spinnaker. Rudder and centreboard in great condition too. Great to sail. Thousands of dollars worth of fittings etc. Comes with beach cradle and old trailer.$800. 
    AU $800.00
    Local pickup
    or Best Offer
    Year: 1990s
    37 watching
    Length: 15 ft or under
  • Cherub Sailing Dinghy - Great starter boat to the class.

    Cherub 3063 for sale, I believe it’s a Mathews hull. Very dry boat. Aluminium mast is in good condition. Foils are in reasonable condition.
    AU $570.00
    2 bidsEnding 26 Nov at 10:08 AEDST8d 9hLocal pickup
  • sailing boat

    This is an older laser. I bought it a few years back to get into solo sailing, but haven't got to the water once.
    AU $400.00
    1 bidEnding Tuesday at 9:38 AEDST2d 8hLocal pickupYear: 1990sState: ACTLength: 15 ft or under
  • 32' fiberglass Yacht

    Manitou 32' masthead sloop.
    AU $35,000.00
    Local pickupYear: 2012Length: Over 15 ft
  • Kaufman steel yacht

    Hull is in good condition, has canoe stern. EMI marine genset with 364 hours but needs starter. Interior is wood, needs bit of modernising. Both cabins and deck are steel outside. Sailed from Durban South Africa.
    AU $25,000.00
    Local pickup
    42 watching
    State: QLDLength: Over 15 ft
  • 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
    93 watching
    Length: Over 15 ft
  • 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
    23 watching
    State: NSWLength: Over 15 ft
  • 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
    15 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
    43 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 $12,000.00
    Local pickup
    or Best Offer
    State: NSW
    48 watching
    Length: Over 15 ft
  • 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 $34,500.00
    Local pickup
    or Best Offer
    25 watching
  • 12m Marina Berth with long term lease

    12m Marina berth for sale with the security of a lease to 2037. Very close to Peel Island and the glorious anchorage at Horse Shoe Bay.
    AU $79,000.00
    0 bidsEnding Thursday at 10:17 AEDST4d 9hLocal pickup
  • yacht

    Therefore, the yacht is for sale as is (see photos). Price is &75.000,00 AUD Fixed. Galley : all stainless-steel kitchen. One large stainless-steel basin. Hot and cold water. Filter water on separate faucet.
    AU $75,000.00
    Local pickup
    29 watching
  • Boyer A-Class Catamaran

    It is a Mk4, with Mk5 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, no major repairs I'm aware of.
    AU $4,800.00
    Local pickupState: QLD
  • Beautiful Wooden Sailing Yacht, Sloop

    Beautiful Mahogany Sailing Yacht. Reluctant sale as she has been in current owner's hands since 1987. Leah-Sofie has won many races in Denmark and Sydney, but she has not raced seriously in Tasmania.
    AU $85,000.00
    Local pickup
    or Best Offer
    State: TAS
    47 watching
    Length: Over 15 ft
  • 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
    122 watching
    Length: Over 15 ft
  • FireBug Dinghy sailing boat

    Carefully built and well finished, including anodised mast and aluminium beach trolley. Will fit on standard 6x4 trailer for transport.
    AU $100.00
    2 bidsEnding Thursday at 12:45 AEDST4d 11hLocal pickupYear: 2010State: VIC
  • Optimist Sailing Dinghy

    Pick-up only. Mornington 3931.
    AU $1,800.00
    Local pickup
    or Best Offer
    State: VIC
  • 12 Meter Marina Berth

    Have recently sold our 10 mtr boat so no longer have a need for the berth. Power and Water is connected to the berth. Photo attached to this add shows the location of the berth shown with a red mark.
    AU $7,000.00
    Local pickup
    or Best Offer
    11 watching
  • Optimist Sailing Dinghy

    2 x rudders. One of the rudders is an easy to manage sailing school version great for beginners. Good used condition. Great first boat for a beginner junior sailor. 1 x beach trolley with Optiflex wheels (no puncture).
    AU $1,500.00
    Local pickup
    or Best Offer
    State: VIC
  • Kipper mk 2 17 ft

    Gal trailer with new light truck tiers axle and bearings easy to tow and launch. Many extras see photo .easy to sail and set up .new marine radio 8 horse power motor 2 stroke runs well
    AU $6,500.00
    0 bidsEnding Tuesday at 13:21 AEDST2d 12hLocal pickupLength: Over 15 ft
  • 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
  • Gem 550 Popular 18' Trailer Sailer

    Also a set of normal sales and spinnaker. Good condition popular 18ft trailer sailor. Quality Australian built Dunbier galvanised Multi Roller trailer. Not been used since new quality bearings replaced.
    AU $10,500.00
    Local pickup
    or Best Offer
    12 watching
  • GBRMPA Whitsundays 365 day Bareboat Marine Park Permit 24 passenger $27,000

    BAREBOAT GBRMPA PERMIT WHITSUNDAYS
    AU $27,000.00
    Local pickup
    or Best Offer
    State: QLD
    23 watching
  • Mirror sailing dinghy, 3.3m length, wood, complete with trailer, oars and anchor

    It is the classic dinghy for training, cruising and racing. Its ease of handling makes it a very good single-hander sailed with main and jib. For racing the crew is two but when pottering three can be carried.
    AU $570.00
    20 bidsEnding Tuesday at 13:31 AEDST2d 12hLocal pickupState: VICLength: 15 ft or under
  • Volvo 2002 BT Marine Engine and Sail Leg

    Volvo Marine Engine and Sail Leg Complete with all accessories.
    AU $1,000.00
    Local pickup
    or Best Offer
    Year: 1990s
    18 watching
    State: NSW
  • 16 ft Maricat catamaran

    As with teenagers he was keen and wanted it until I started working on it and he has not been near it since. It is also easier to rig with two people. For those that don't know the 4.8, the Maricat 4.8 is a rig without a boom (a bit like a sailboard) therefore nothing hard to hit your head with kids.
    AU $800.00
    Local pickup
    43 watching
    State: NSWLength: Over 15 ft
  • 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
    18 watching
  • Optimist Sailing Dinghy

    Only one owner, our son has now outgrown the Opti.  A great learn to sail craft, comes with spare racing sail and boat trailer.  Official registration book also included.
    AU $2,000.00
    Local pickup
    or Best Offer
    Year: 2014State: VICLength: 15 ft or under
  • CLANSMAN YACHT MOULDS, LOCAL PICKUP ONLY. NEW LOW PRICE, GOT TO GO.

    CLANSMAN YACHT MOULDS FOR 30' CLANSMAN YACHT, PROFESSIONALLY BUILT BY EAST COAST YACHTS. THE PHOTO IS OF THE CLANSMAN YACHT THAT THESE MOULDS MAKE, THE MOULDS ARE FOR SALE NOT THE YACHT. THESE MOULDS ARE IN MINT CONDITION AND HAVE NEVER HAD A NIGHT IN THE WEATHER.
    AU $6,000.00
    State: NSW
    AU $10.00 postage
    Length: Over 15 ft
    or Best Offer
  • 2005 polycraft 5.3

    AU $20,000.00
    0 bidsEnding Tuesday at 21:23 AEDST2d 20hLocal pickupYear: 2005Brand: PolycraftState: QLD
  • New listingdinghy boat pacer timber complete rig mast boom main & jib sail & spinaker 3.8 m

    Beautiful timber dinghy (yellow/white hull) in good conditions, ready to sail. Ideal for the beginner as well as experienced sailor. Comes complete with aluminium mast, set of white sails and green spinnaker (UK sailmaker, 2010), Ronstan mainsheet swivel on traveller, bailers (Riley, 2 seasons old). 
    AU $1,800.00
    0 bidsEnding Saturday at 9:11 AEDST6d 8hLocal pickup
  • CONTESSA YACHT MOULDS. BUILT BY BRUCE FAIRLIE GOSFORD.

    GRAB A BARGAIN. A GOOD OPPORTUNITY TO BUILD YOUR OWN BOAT CHEAP. A BEAUTIFUL LOOKING YACHT WHICH SAILS SUPERBLY.
    AU $1,000.00
    State: NSW
    AU $8.50 postage
    Length: Over 15 ft
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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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