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BLUEWATER YACHT SALES - Jed Galloway - pg. BC World Cat 330 TE 2006 • New ‘08. Warrantees – 2014 Asking $126,50 0 • Call (910) 232-1965

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KEVIN PARKER YACHT SALES • pg. 22 Tiara 36’ Open 2006. Good fortune to offer two beautiful well maintained 2006 Model 36’ Tiaras, call for details.

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CURTIS STOKES & ASSOCIATES, INC. • pg. 3 2002 38’ Regal • Excellent condition • Located in Port Royal, SC. Reduced to $119,500 • Curtis Stokes • (954) 684-0218

CURTIS STOKES & ASSOCIATES, INC. • pg. 3 No Problem - 2000 48’ Ocean Sportfisherman Reduced to $289,900 • Curtis Stokes • (954) 684-0218

CURTIS STOKES & ASSOCIATES, INC. • pg. 3 Sea Link •1998 42’ Catalina sailboat. Asking $149,900. Curtis Stokes • (954) 684-0218

CURTIS STOKES & ASSOCIATES, INC. • pg. 3 1976 58’ Hatteras LRC Asking $469,000 • Curtis Stokes • (954) 684-0218

DONNELLY YACHT SALES • pg. 4 1990 Californian 55 Cockpit MY • Very well cared for and aggressively priced $199K

CHARLESTON HARBOR YACHT SALES • pg. 21 1997 Viking 50 Convertible Call John Douglas at 843-425-6888 re Ship’s sto is open! 

910-579-6440 MOREHEAD YACHT SALES/MATHEWS POINT YACHT SALES • pg 15 1990 53’ Viking Convertible $345,000 Call 252-726-6862 Ext. 5 • For information on all brokerage boats!

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(2) Stateroom : 2011 Electronics Priced to sell and EXTREMELY clean $79K

1991 Hatteras 52 Cockpit MY 1500 Hours on 8V92’s Thruster : VERY VERY Clean $270K


1999 Regulator 26 Forward Seat

2005 Monk 36 Classic Trawler

1990 Californian 55 Cockpit MY

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2005 250 Yamaha HPDI’s Trailer / Shows well $42K

(3) Stateroom, Huge cockpit and aft deck Aggressive Pricing $199K

2006 Contender 36FA

Triple Yamaha 250hp (4) strokes GenSet and Air $125K

Cummins power / Light use Engine space looks like a 2011 $189K

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HARDTOP : 370hp Yanmar diesel Very light use : MAKE OFFERS $159K

Low Time on Cummins QSB 355’s Hardtop / Loaded $239K

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2001 Fountain 31 Sport Cuddy

Volvo Penta Power, Under 50 hours $55K

Twin Mercury 225 Optimax Engines Lift Kept with Trailer $42K

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2007 Cobia 21 Bay Boat: Yamaha Power: $21K

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340 Cruisers Express 2006 • Freshwater boat in great shape, twin8.1L V-drive Volvos w/130 hours, separate shower stall, Genset, mooring cover, nice boat price to sell at $119k. Call Andy Farmer 910264-4818 or

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Grand Banks 42 Classic 1983 • Twin 120 Lehman diesels, New (2) up and down -Garmin 4215/Chartplotter/Radar/Sounders, New (2)-Jabsco Fresh Water Toilets, New 9KW Genset. Recent Survey Available. $159K MOTIVATED SELLER! Call Mike Stidham 910-5154122 or

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310 Sundancer 2001 • Freshwater boat most of it’s life and it shows, dry stored now, mooring cover, camper canvas, 5.7L V-drive engine package, Gen-set, she is loaded and shows great! Asking 69k. Call Andy Farmer 910-264-4818 or

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24’ Regulator 2005 • Impossible to find one owner Regulator in excellent condition priced to sell. Only 300 hours on 300 HPDI with all factory updates. Furuno NavNet gps/plotter/radar. Trailer included. Call today at only $49,900-!! Call Mike Knoll 910-620-9903 or mike.

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1983 Marine Trader 43 Labelle




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Loaded, low hours, Sat TV, Cockpit AC Offers encouraged Call Bobby Gregory at 843-412-6587

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2001 Carver 396 MY

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2007 Meridian 411 Sedan Bridge

Completely renovated almost like new! Call Ric Stanley at 910-297-4444


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Loaded with Options - Make offer! Call Bobby Gregory at 843-412-6587



1997 Carver 355 Aft Cabin

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2007 Carver 42 SS

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1984 Uniflite 42 Diesel Aft Cabin Pristine Vessel Must See - Updated 2 SR, 2 Heads, New canvas. Call Bobby Gregory at 843-412-6587


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Brand new, Engines & generator Fresh Water boat Call Bobby Gregory at 843-412-6587


2005 Mainship 30’ Rum Runner Yanmar 315hp Diesel only 225 hours, extensive Electronics Call Ric Stanley at 910-297-4444


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2002 Century 2600 WA

Twin Yamaha 200 Four Strokes Call Doug Ford at 843-340-0080


2006 Mainship 34 Sedan Twin Yanmar Diesels Call Doug Ford at 843-340-0080


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8.1 MerCruisers V-Drive, DTS, THRUSTER! Call Doug Ford at 843-340-0080


1982 Catilina 30’ Tall Rig

Recent Repower, Autopilot, many upgrades! Call Doug Dickinson at 910-228-6904


2004 Cruisers 340 Express

Big 8.1’s only 225 hrs, cherry interior, clean! Call Ric Stanley at 910-297-4444


2001 Wellcraft 330 Coastal

New FWC, 8.1L Mercs Fish and Cruise ready Call Bobby Gregory at 843-412-6587


2003 Wellcraft 290 Coastal

Generator, air, Yamaha F225 400hrs, radar clean! Call Ric Stanley at 910-297-4444


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Cruisers 320 Express

5.7 inboards, Generator, CLEAN! 325 hrs! Call Ric Stanley at 910-297-4444


2004 Chaparral 290 Signature Low Hours, Lift Kept Call Doug Ford at 843-340-0080


2005 Cruisers 280 CXI

Twin 4.3L VP, New canvas, low hours, Dry stacked Call Bobby Gregory at 843-412-6587


2007 Hurricane 240 OB

Yamaha 225 Four Stroke Call David Hume at 843-446-6403 December December 2011 2011

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1986 Chris Craft Commander 38’ Meticulously maintained. $59,500 will consider partial trade of a smaller boat 28 to 30 feet.

23’ Mako 23 Classic. Completely refit. Yanmar diesel engine. Double axle trailer included. $27,500

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1967 44’ Hatteras Tri-Cabin motoryacht. Detroit Diesels. $48,700

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Sea Ray 540 Sundancer 2000 CAT Power. Major Upgrades. Price Reduced to $288,000

61’ Viking 2001 Painted and Mezzanine added 2007 Asking $849,000

53’ Jarrett Bay 1993 T/550 Detroits - New Paint/Electronics Asking $435,000. Bring Offers!

50’ Ricky Scarborough 2008 Twin 825hp 60 Detroits- 30kt Cruise 700 Hrs - Very Efficient! Asking $999,000

Tiara Open 3100 1998 Low hours. Reduced for Quick Sale. Asking $69,000

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Fall Fishing at Cape Lookout NC with Capt Noah Lynk With the month of December already here, this means that some of the best fishing of the year is upon us. The Cape Lookout, NC area should be really hot with just about everything feeding up for winter. The False Albacore and big Spanish for the spin casters and fly fisherman should be red hot with these fish hitting just about anything small and shiny. The Flounder will be in full swing on their winter migration to the offshore waters and the Red Drum and Speckled & Gray Trout should be feeding up as well out near the rock jetty. The inside water around Harkers Island, NC, Middle marsh and North river should still have some bait around as long as the water temperatures don’t fall too quickly and the best live bait to use for Red Fish is mud minnows. Since there was not a very good shrimp season this year, it’s going to be hard to find live shrimp, but the mud minnows should work just fine. The best rigs to use for live bait this time of year are a popping cork with about a 2 ft. 20 lb. test leader and also the good old Carolina Rig fished on the bottom. Also the use of scented baits such as Deep Creek scented baits, Berkley gulp, Blurp scented baits, as well as Honey Hole lures, are sure to catch some nice Speckled as well as Gray Trout. Some really good fall tackle offered in the tackle shops on and near Harkers Island is the new Penn Battle reels; they come in several sizes and they are some of the best that I have seen in a while. If you’re in the market for a rod, you might try the new Custom Blair Wiggins

rods, which are also really good, and the company offers a good variety to choose from. Anyone who happens to be over at Atlantic Beach should really stop by the new Southland Outfitters store and check out their new selections of fishing gear and apparel as they have a great selection for the fall fishing season with several new lines to choose from. December usually brings favorable weather conditions and the first two weeks are generally the best. So, visit your local tackle shops, gear up, and get out on the water for some great Fall Fishing. If you are looking for charters, call now, because fall fishing charters book quickly. See you on the water. Visit Captain Noah Lynk at to book a trip.

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Two Crew Members Rescued off Cape Lookout after 57’ Hatteras Runs Aground

shoreline surf conditions, was unable to approach the vessel. A local towboat company also heard the distress call and dispatched a rescue boat but was unable to reach the grounded Illusion.

Hard aground

A MH-60 Jayhawk rescue helicopter was deployed from Coast Guard Air Station Elizabeth City, N.C. The two man crew from the Illusion was rescued from the vessel at 9:45 p.m. A big “GREAT JOB” goes out to the Coast Guard crew that performed the rescue operation. The Illusion crew was taken to the Coast Guard Station Fort Macon, NC where they were met by emergency medical services. Neither man required medical services. If you would like to see video of the daring rescue, visit the following link at

Illusion aground on Cape Lookout Shoals

As so many boats before her, the Illusion a 1987 57’ Hatteras Gulfstream Sport Fish, met her demise by running aground on the shoals just 300 hundred yards off Cape Lookout, NC. The Illusion had just been purchased from a brokerage firm in Grasonville, MD and was on a voyage to her new home somewhere in Florida. To safely cross the shoals you must know how to run what is known as the slot to local mariners. The slot is a slough that runs west to east through the shoals but you must be experienced at making that crossing. It is difficult at best for the inexperienced to make this crossing during daylight hours but to attempt it at night is only for the more experienced captains who know this area. The safest alternative would have been to travel 12 miles south of Cape Lookout and made their eastward turn at the Knuckle buoy which marks the end of the shoals. Either way it’s not known why the crew decided to make the fateful choice of crossing the shoals only 300 yards off the Cape Lookout point. A distress call from the Illusion went out Sunday October, 9 to the Coast Guard Sector North Carolina watchstanders at 7:37pm. The crew of two reported they had lost all power, were taking water over the stern, and rising water had drowned out the Generator. A Coast Guard boatcrew from Station Fort Macon launched a 47’ lifeboat to assist, but due to

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The following day it was determined there could be no salvage operation because the stern had been completely torn away by the powerful surf. At this point there was no choice but to dismantle the boat and remove it from the Cape Lookout National Seashore. Seatow of Morehead City, NC was called upon to perform the difficult task of removing the Illusion from her watery grave. The Seatow crew used chain saws to cut away sections of the vessel which were then carried away by two track hoes and loaded aboard trucks to be hauled back to the ferry docks. Cape Lookout National Seashore is only accessible via ferry so the Illusion was loaded aboard and hauled back to the mainland. The removal operation could only be performed at low tides.

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ON FISHERMEN TO UNITE Fluke & Snapper Closures Fan Flames Of Angler Discontent

Because of obsolete NOAA harvest statistics and questionable assessment data, summer flounder

(fluke) fishermen will take another hit in 2012 - in turn, coastal fishermen are planning to hit back at Washington DC sometime later this winter! A Northeast Fisheries Science Center report indicates that while the summer flounder stock was successfully rebuilt in 2010, angler harvest data compiled through the Marine Recreational Fishing Statistical Survey (MRFSS) and applied to NOAA assessment models predicts fishing mortality rate will be exceeded in 2011, once again causing statutory overfishing to occur. In addition to known flaws with the MRFSS data, independent scientists have also been critical of the assessment models used by the federal fisheries service. Citing new findings, the Mid Atlantic Fishery Management Council (MAFMC) warns that harvest limits originally recommended by council members for 2012 are actually too high and may need to be reduced. On top of recent reports from the South Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico regional fishery management councils that sea bass and red snapper fisheries have also been closed to anglers due to flawed data, the Recreational Fishing Alliance (RFA) said they are moving forward with another rally in Washington DC later this winter like the one held during the winter of 2010. “In conducting stock assessments, NOAA Fisheries is using recreational harvest data deemed fatally flawed and woefully inaccurate by the National Academy of Sciences, which is exactly why Congress told them to stop using MRFSS as of 2009,” said Jim Donofrio, RFA’s executive director. “Whether it’s sea bass, red snapper or fluke, annual or semi-annual stock assessments don’t mean squat when you’re using illicit data and questionable models.” “Five years is long enough to wait for Congress to react, so if they’re not coming to us then it looks like we’ll be heading back to see them this winter,” he added. Reauthorized in 2006 by unanimous consent with support from ‘green’ groups like Pew Charitable Trusts and their Pew-funded affiliates including Marine Fish Conservation Network and Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership, the Magnuson Stevens Act calls for rigid rebuilding deadlines while incorporating annual catch limits (ACLs) and accountability measures like catch shares to help ratchet down regulatory controls on fishermen. “RFA has taken our lumps by some in the industry because we’ve been so openly vocal about the issues with Magnuson while also rallying for more accountability from our federal government, but who can sit back quietly while this injustice continues,” Donofrio asked, adding “this is a jobs issue.” Last week, Donofrio appeared before a House Resource Committee hearing on behalf of America’s coastal anglers, and specifically brought up the issue of NOAA’s inattention to meeting requirements set forth by Congress. “We don’t have a data collection program that Congress mandated in the 2007 reauthorization for marine recreational statistics, the new MRIP program, they’re still

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using the MRFSS data and they’re shutting down fisheries,” Donofrio told committee members,” adding “they told the judge we’re not using MRFSS data anymore.” Two years ago, RFA brought a federal lawsuit against NOAA for closing the black sea bass fishery using data compiled through MRFSS. Based on the NOAA testimony, a federal judge determined that there would no future fishing closures based on MRFSS data given the fact that NOAA was no longer using MRFSS, rendering RFA’s lawsuit moot. That’s a concern which Donofrio and the RFA have specifically brought to the attention of Congress. “NOAA’s legal team essentially showed a copy of the Magnuson reauthorization of 2007 showing where Congress mandated that MRFSS be replaced as of January 1, 2009,” Donofrio said. “While NOAA has yet to meet their congressional obligation three full seasons later, our recreational fishing community is being forced to adhere to a broken law enforced by an overzealous and contentious enforcement office.” Donofrio told House Resource Committee members that coastal businesses are having a bad enough time staying open in a down economy, but when combined with burdensome regulations based on hopelessly flawed harvest data, many recreational fishing professionals have been getting out of the business entirely. “They’re disgusted with federal regulations that are not allowing them to fish on rebuilt stocks and NOAA’s not doing a thing about it, what they want to do is add more layers of bureaucracy that costs more money when they’re not spending the money to keep us fishing,” Donofrio said. In response to a question from Rep. Jon Runyan (R-NJ) Donofrio said issues experienced within the New Jersey congressman’s home district were the same as those down in the southeastern United States and throughout the Gulf, “all the way down to Mr. Southerland’s district,” he added, referencing committee member Rep. Steve Southerland who also took NOAA to task at the recent hearing. “We have people sitting at the dock can’t catch red snapper because the stock assessments and the data that NOAA’s been using is flawed, we’re literally tripping over red snapper, tripping over them” Donofrio said. Since 2007, RFA and their coastal allies have vocally pressed forth with support for legislation to reform the Magnuson Stevens Act to rewrite the fouled language which has allowed NOAA to shirk its responsibilities while punishing coastal fishing communities. Donofrio said it’s been an uphill battle because of congressional gridlock and an industry divided. “A handful of legislators were led to believe that Magnuson was just fine back in 2006, but that’s obviously not the case,” Donofrio said. According to MAFMC chairman Rick Robins, part of the problem with summer flounder is the fact that NOAA Fisheries is taking important scientific funding away from his council and shifting the spending up north. “The current situation is an unfortunate consequence resulting from the redirection of Science Center resources to New England groundfish,” Robins said. While the MAFMC is in the process of scheduling meetings with the science and statistical committees to review the information before their December meetings, independent scientists including Brian Rothschild and Mark Maunder have openly challenged the data used by NOAA scientists in their assessments models. “There are scientists in the field who have critical data with regard to summer flounder to challenge the government’s unreasonable findings, but the only way to shake some sense into this government bureaucracy is through an act of Congress,” Donofrio said. “Without a new benchmark assessment or peer review of the government data, there’s no way for individual anglers and independent scientists to challenge the data,” he said. Donofrio said the best option for protecting the future of saltwater angling opportunities is to fix a broken law while securing legislative commitments to overhauling a big government bureaucracy which he says “has gone rogue” in the past 3-1/2 years. “Comprehensive reform of the law is the only choice right now, and the quicker the industry realizes that they’ve been hoodwinked by antifishing interests the quicker we can address our coastal access issues in front of Congress,” he added. “There are several different Magnuson reform bills in Congress right now, including the more comprehensive version in HR3061,” Donofrio said, adding “what we need is get the whole suite of legislation into committee for review and debate so that we can get the law fixed now to protect jobs.” About Recreational Fishing Alliance The Recreational Fishing Alliance is a national, grassroots political action organization representing recreational fishermen and the recreational fishing industry on marine fisheries issues. The RFA Mission is to safeguard the rights of saltwater anglers, protect marine, boat and tackle industry jobs, and ensure the long-term sustainability of our Nation’s saltwater fisheries. For more information, call 888-JOIN-RFA or visit

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National Park Service Plans to Shut Anglers Out of Biscayne National Park Park officials shun stakeholders and the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission by proposing large marine reserves. National Park Service officials at Biscayne National Park released a draft General Management Plan (GMP) which, despite opposition from numerous stakeholders and the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC), proposes to close over 20 percent of the park’s public waters to recreational fishing and other activities. “The Biscayne National Park management plan is just another example of the National Park Service viewing the public as an inconvenience,” said ASA Vice President Gordon Robertson. “Rather than attempting to balance resource conservation with public access, park officials apparently find it more convenient to simply close off massive areas of the park to the taxpaying public.” Located adjacent to Miami, Fla., Biscayne National Park is the largest marine park in the National Park system and one of the country’s largest urban recreational fishing areas, supporting approximately 10 million angler trips per year. After several years of development, the draft GMP, which directs park uses and operations, was released on August 19, 2011. The current preferred alternative that is endorsed by park managers would establish a 10,522 acre marine reserve, or no fishing zone, and several “no combustion engine zones” which act as de facto no-fishing zones because their large size makes most of the waters inaccessible. Management of the park’s fish and aquatic resources falls under a separate, but complimentary, Fishery Management Plan, which is guided by a partnership with the FWC to manage fisheries within the park. That partnership is defined in a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU), in which the FWC states their belief that marine reserves are overly restrictive and that less-restrictive management measures should be implemented in the park.

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“Park officials are attempting an endaround maneuver on the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission by claiming that the MOU does not apply to the park’s General Management Plan, even though marine reserves and other components of the GMP clearly affect fish and aquatic resource activities,” noted Robertson. “Florida’s anglers trust the FWC to effectively manage fisheries resources, and the Park Service’s blatant disregard of the commission should not be tolerated.” Robertson further said, “Unfortunately, this isn’t the only instance of Biscayne National Park officials operating autonomously in developing the GMP. Several years ago, a working group was brought together to develop recommendations for managing the park’s fisheries. However, because these recommendations did not include marine reserves, park officials decided to, essentially, throw them out.” “It is ASA’s position that the most significant concern facing Biscayne National Park’s natural resources is inadequate enforcement of current regulations,” said Mike Leonard, ASA’s Ocean Resource Policy director. “Traditional fisheries management measures currently in place could effectively sustain healthy fisheries, but these are not being adequately enforced. Recreational anglers and the businesses they support should not be penalized because park managers view marine reserves as a quick and easy fix.” Anglers are encouraged to submit comments on the Biscayne National Park GMP. Suggested talking points and information on how to comment are available on




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2000 Novatec 65’ Motoryacht $399,000 LOWEST PRICED 2000+, 60 FT+ IN THE WHOLE USA! This incredible 3 stateroom cockpit motoryacht has it all - speed, economy, space and goodies galore including even a hottub and jetskis! Contact: Jim (843) 997-9100 Located: Myrtle Beach, SC

1986 30’ Sea Ray Sundancer $20,000 11’ beam, air, heat, trailer. Boat is in great shape. Contact: (252) 943-5702

Nordic Tug 32, NTK 32125 F98 ‘98 $154,000 Cummins Diesel 220 w/900 hours, 6kW Northern Lights generator, IMTRA bow thruster, Ocean Marine air cond, Vacu-flush head, flybridge cover, blinds throughout, radar, sounder, GPS, and fully equipped electronics. Excellent condition. Contact: Frank Smith (910) 253-3570 E-mail: Located: Southport, NC

1976 38 ft. Bertram Widebody $159,000 (or trade for real-estate) Twin diesel, many upgrades, ready to fish …… beautiful boat! Contact: Don (803) 707-8345 Located: Charleston, SC

December 2011

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For information about AVAILABLE DEALER TERRITORIES: 1-877-SFHAVEN (734-2836) Anchors Away Boatyard ......................8

Coastal Mariner Classifieds ........ 26 - 27

Mike Baldwin - Boat Slip .......................... 20

Ashley Yachts ...................................25

Curtis Stokes & Associates, Inc. ...........3

Morehead/Matthews Point Yacht Sales ....15

Bearing Marine Group ........................9

Doggie Ladders ................................13

Ocean Isle Marina .............................19

Berry-Boger Yacht Sales ...................19

Donnelly Yacht Sales ..........................4

Outerbanks Boat Works ....................11

Bluewater Yacht Sales ..10 & Back Cover

Essex Credit Corp. ...............Inside Front

Reliant Marine .................................24

Bussman Marine Surveying ..............20

Gregory Poole ..................................13

Sea School .......................................20

Carolina Boat Outfitters ....................20

Intracoastal Yacht Sales ................. 6 - 7

Southport Marina ..............................2

Carolina Waterworks, Inc. .................28

Kevin Parker Yacht Sales ...................12

Starling Marine ...............................IBC

Charleston Harbor Yacht Sales...........21

MarineMax of NC ........................ 5 & 17

Weaver Canvas .................................20

Coastal Carolina Yacht Sales ..............23

MarineMax - Mike Knoll......................1

2009 26’ Southport $97,500 w/ Twin 250 Yamahas. 182 hrs. Furuno electronics, 2 Marine Radios, Windless outriggers. Storage kept at Fort Macon Marina Atlantic Beach NC. Contact: (252) 955-0343 28 I found it in The Coastal Mariner

24’ Inboard $8900 or OBO w/ 353 Detroit Diesel. Pulls like a tug but only burns 1 gallon per hour. Contact: Bob (954) 540-6618 or (910) 325-1412 Located: Swansboro, NC

December 2011

Marine Heat Exchangers • 2 - like new Sendure marine heat exchangers for Chrysler 318 and 360 with new radiator caps. Part number k-1290. New price is $587 each but will take $200 cash for both. Email me at balbertson@ or text me at 919 394 5307

2008 Nitro 640 $11,250 firm

Red an White, grey carpet and has been kept covered. It has 2 storage area’s up front where the upright seat sit’s, and has 2 in the back with other upright seat. Also has a huge live well, fish finder, trolling motor, 90hp Mercury15 to 20 hrs. Contact: Boot (910) 331-7798 or home (910) 557-3188



Wilmington, NC: 910.256.3661

Morehead City, NC: 252.247.6667

Stop in and see us at

Wrightsville Marina! 10 Marina Street Pierhouse A-5 Wrightsville Beach, NC


53’ Scarborough 1991 0 Hours on Mains. Teak Cockpit. Many Upgrades!

50’ Ricky Scarborough 2008 Twin 825hp 60 Detroits- 30kt Cruise 700 Hrs Very Efficient! Call Today! Asking $999,000

61 Viking 2001 Painted and Mezzanine added 2007 Asking $849,000

2004 Cruisers 405 430 Volvo Diesel. Perfect. Asking $239k

50’ Viking 2001 1050s. Recent Service. 30 Kt Cruise Asking $589k

Meridian 459 Cockpit MY 2004 Excellent condition. Cummins diesels. Asking $229,000 ter




Sea Ray 540 Sundancer 2000 CAT Power. Major Upgrades. Price Reduced to $288,000

World Cat 330 TE 2006 New ‘08. Warrantees – 2014 Asking $126,000

Sea Ray 40 Motor Yacht 2006 Call for Details. Asking $279,000

48’ Viking Convertible 1988 New Paint-200hrs SMOH-NAVNET 3D Clean Boat! Asking $159,000

56’ Alden Yacht 1996 T/550hp Detroits - Beautiful Interior Asking $495,000

Fountain 38 SFC I/O 2005 Lift stored boat. 60+ mph. Cruise 44 mph. Asking $139,000

48’ Ocean 2002 60 Series Detroit 700hp Asking $349,000

27’ Gillikin 2007 T/Yamaha 4-Stroke. 40 Hrs. Warrantees available. Never fished. Sea trials available.





36’ OBX Boatworks Exp 2009 Full warrantees. 350 Yamahas Asking $328,200

Wrightsville Beach, NC 910.256.6643 Hampton, VA 757.723.0793

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December issue of The Coastal Mariner magazine. The Coastal Mariner staff and our fine advertsiers would like to wish you a Merry Christmas...

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