What Kinds of Sailboats Does YachtWorld.com Sell?


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YachtWorld.com is an online marine publication that sells nearly 35 types of used and new sailboats, as of March 2015. Those various types consist of close to 30,000 sailboats, and the website shows photos of all the different makes and models that are for sale.

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Some of the types of sailboats that YachtWorld.com sells include cruisers, sloops, racing sailboats, catamarans, motorsailers, daysailers, ketchs, center cockpits and cutters. There are more than 17,000 types of cruisers alone. Moreover, the sailboats are sold worldwide, not just in the United States, and the prices cover a wide range. For example, in the Netherlands, a cruiser is on sale for about $43,000, while in Ecuador, big spenders can buy a motorsailer for more than $5 million. That price isn't the tip of the iceberg though; in France, the price of a cruiser can reach as high as $75 million.

The sizes of the sailboats for sale vary widely. Some sailboats are less than 300 feet, whereas others can be more than 3,000 feet. The hull material also varies. In some boats, the hull is made of wood, whereas in other boats, the hull is made of steel, aluminum or fiberglass. Pearson, Moody and Hunter are just three of the many manufacturers listed on the site.

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