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trupard16 posted 01-09-2009 06:16 PM ET (US)   Profile for trupard16   Send Email to trupard16  
what is a fair price for a 2006 boston whaler montauk 17' bought new i july 2007 the boat is in perfect condition and has less than 16 hours. fishing package and trailer included. have it on ebay and not much action so far 1 bid. i paid 24,000 in 2007
Michael L posted 01-09-2009 07:27 PM ET (US)     Profile for Michael L  Send Email to Michael L     
Not sure there is an answer to that question. Prices of newer and classic models now seem to be all over the place. Feejer has a mint 2005 with lots of extras on the market for $19,500. Don't know if it has sold. As with houses, the market has indeed changed. Hope you are able to sell it.


trupard16 posted 01-09-2009 07:34 PM ET (US)     Profile for trupard16  Send Email to trupard16     
thanks for the reply, anyone interested we are located in maryland. please call dan at 301-399-5779 or email
Whalin in Maryland posted 01-11-2009 10:04 AM ET (US)     Profile for Whalin in Maryland  Send Email to Whalin in Maryland     
Why don't you swing by Chesapeake Whalertowne in Grasonville and see if they would broker it for you or could at least give you a good resale ballpark.
maverick posted 01-11-2009 10:32 AM ET (US)     Profile for maverick  Send Email to maverick     
Perhaps in a few more months when the weather starts to warm, and folks start feeling more confidence in the economy, that would be the best time to advertise and get top dollar. It appears to be quite the buyer's market right now, even on Whalers, which have traditionally been very solid. That's a great boat you have - I wish I could swing buying one like it. Thanks, Mav
trupard16 posted 01-11-2009 10:52 AM ET (US)     Profile for trupard16  Send Email to trupard16     
thanks for reply, problem is we need to sell it now, but I dont want to take a beating on it, have a couple local people who want to look at it.
Feejer posted 01-12-2009 08:26 AM ET (US)     Profile for Feejer  Send Email to Feejer     
Depending on what you have on the boat I would think you could get 21K. Their are lots of factors. In the last two weeks I've been offered anywhere from 12.5K - 18K from dealers. These are prices I would get If I traded in the boat. 12.K is the current blue book value on mine. If my boat was not in Indoor rack storage (can't get it until April 1st, it would have been sold a month ago for 19.5
number9 posted 01-12-2009 10:58 AM ET (US)     Profile for number9  Send Email to number9     
Didn't realize some indoor rack storage facilities didn't allow access to boats for a portion of the year.
Feejer posted 01-12-2009 11:15 AM ET (US)     Profile for Feejer  Send Email to Feejer     
Yea it sucks. I understand why, but that does not make me feel any better when I had a buyer in December. My boat is 4 racks high in the back of the building. After they get all rack boats in for the season they then put all the boats on trailers inside for the folks who paid for that. 400 boats on racks and another 80 packed in on the ground floor. I offered the guy 200 bucks to take my boat out but he turned it down. It would take him two days of moving boats around just to get to mine.
trupard16 posted 01-12-2009 09:25 PM ET (US)     Profile for trupard16  Send Email to trupard16     
thanks for input and reply. I was thinking 21,000 but would probably take a little less.

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