Sold : Sailing 12′ Point Defiance

Posted by on Mar 9, 2018 in Available Now |

A well loved 12′ Point Defiance is back in the shop and is ready to be loved by a new owner. This green sailboat is in great shape and includes 8′ flat oars, kick-up rudder, boat cover, and new mainsail. To keep this boat looking good, we have replaced the pinstripe with a brand new one. This boat is perfect if you want to get out sailing soon as we enter the spring and summer seasons.  The listing price is $6,000. Call us for more...

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Sea Stories: Sailing the Outer Banks

Posted by on Nov 17, 2017 in Melonseed, Sea Stories | 4 comments

In keeping with our theme of “Gratitude” this Thanksgiving season, we’re grateful to have our East Coast rep Shawn Payment on our team! He’s helping us introduce our boats to new sailors and new waters – you can meet him at our boat show exhibits in Maryland, Florida, and elsewhere on the Gulf and Atlantic coasts. Today we are happy to share Shawn’s story of his Outer Banks adventure in a 16’ Melonseed sailboat, and a powerful lesson...

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“Red sky at night…. sailors delight?”

Posted by on Aug 11, 2017 in Just for Fun | 2 comments

Who remembers this old sailor’s adage? “Red sky in the morning, sailor take warning… Red sky at night, sailors delight!” This old-time meteorological rule of thumb has been used by seafarers for thousands of years.  Sailors learned that if the sun was red at sunrise (looking east), it meant trouble was brewing in the form of haze or storm clouds.  But if the sun was red at sunset (looking west), then favorable winds were...

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Expired: Sold : Point Defiance Sailboat

Posted by on Aug 9, 2017 in expired |

This Point Defiance sailboat came back to us in great condition, it was lightly used in fresh water.  It’s green gel coat stripe and coordinating green cove stripe gives it a unique look and pairs beautifully with the freshly refinished laminated wood sheer. Comes with 2 pairs of lightweight Canadian spruce spoon blade oars with leather collars, bronze oar rings, and a sailing rig in unused condition, including a 2 piece aluminum mast,...

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Sold : 2014 Sailing Whitehall

Posted by on Jul 26, 2017 in Available Now |

A 2014 sailing Whitehall has made it’s way back to the shop and is ready for a new owner. Sliding seat rowing is the best way to involve the whole body in the rowing motion. This 14 foot Whitehall has 3 passenger capacity. It comes with a sliding seat, stainless steel keelstrip, 8′ spoon oars, tiller extension, wood sheer, kick-up rudder, docking fenders, wide view removable rowing mirror, galvanized trailer, bottomsider seat...

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