the Wayfarer Marketplace
Wayfarers for sale
(last updated: 9 April 2014)
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Important notes to buyers/sellers:
This is a free service provided by the Canadian Wayfarer Association.
I will appreciate your letting me know, for the convenience of all concerned,
when any boat/item listed should be removed from this page.
If you are based in Canada and buy a new or used Wayfarer, you are now entitled
to a one-year free membership in the Canadian Wayfarer Association.
Contact Kit Wallace (CWA Membership) 416-531-8470, or Uncle Al.
If you sell your Wayfarer, I ask you to make any Canadian buyer aware of the above.
note to potential buyers:
a brief synopsis of the various Marks usually available in N.A.

The only Wayfarer versions (all quite acceptable with no serious flaws) you'll usually see in N.A. are as follows:
  • Mark I (all the wooden W's plus a lot of the early and recent glass W's): full height forward bulkhead and buoyancy compartment with hatch which makes it storage-accessible and great for extended cruising. Also sounds best going through waves, since all other versions have a storage shelf under the foredeck and have a greater or lesser degree of oil drum sound effects when the boat hits a big wave or two. Four floorboards, two per side to which there are pros and cons
  • Mark II (built in the US and Canada and the UK): aforementioned bow storage shelf - oil drum sounds but no discernible effect on performance, i.e. slight annoyance factor in waves but a fine motivator to sail waves efficiently! One long floorboard on each side.
  • Mark III (built by Abbott in Sarnia only): much like the Mk II but has permanent floor and self-bailers on the side - good for leaving on mooring as rain water will drain out through the bailers if these are left open. The permanent floor creates a buoyancy tank under the floor that has been known to make it hard to keep the boat upright when it's been re-righted after a capsize - to see my experience with this, click here
sellers beware!!!!!
----- Original Message -----
From: Michael Kelly
To: Al
Sent: Monday, October 26, 2009 3:21 PM
Subject: Beware of fraudulent buyers

Dear Al;
 
I have my Wayfarer 8478 listed for sale with you and have received many inquiries.  Unfortunately, I accepted an offer from a 'buyer' who saw the ad on your website, but it is a fraudulent scam.  Meanwhile, I lost out on a couple of serious buyers.  My boat is still for sale. 
 
Perhaps other sellers should be warned about this scam.  The 'buyer' has a third party send a cheque for a much larger sum of money than the boat is selling for.  It appears to be a classic example of the over-billing scam, where I'm expected to send the additional funds to the buyer, who is not really interested in buying the boat at all.  I suspected this when I received the cheque and had the bank look into it, and they confirmed that it is indeed a forgery and that they are aware of this fraud occuring, especially targeting boat sales.
 
Hope nobody gets victimized by this scam.
 
Regards,
Mike Kelly.
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glass Mark I for sale in Michigan
Sent: Thursday, January 09, 2014 2:51 PM
Subject: Wayfarer for Sale

Wayfarer for sale:
 
W2952, Fiberglass Mark I
 
Now located in Novi, MI (Walled Lake)
 
Call Mark Carpenter    Cell: 313-805-3625    
mcarpen1@ford.com

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Abbott Mark III Wayfarer for sale in Thunder Bay
From: Neil.Pettigrew@fladgateexploration.com
Subject: Wayfarer 8029 for sale
Date: Thu, 8 Aug 2013 19:14:23 +0000


Hi Al
 
I’d like to post my Wayfarer for sale. A growing family and job commitments have meant that it hasn’t been in the water in 3 seasons, so it’s time to let it go. The boat resides in Thunder Bay, Ontario and is in good condition, with all appropriate rigging. The boat is a 1982 Abbott mk111, fiberglass construction, Sail # 8029. Sails are in good shape and include 2 spinnakers, the boat is fully rigged. A boat cover, motor mount and road worth trailer are also included. Asking $2,750. More pictures are available upon request. Please call Neil at 807-251-9170   Neil.Pettigrew@fladgateexploration.com
 
Cheers
 
Neil




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W8215 (Abbott Mark III) for sale in Chicago
From: Anthony Kupris <ak1385@att.net>
Date: August 7, 2013 5:25:13 PM EDT


W8215 for sale. Abbott Mark 3 Wayfarer 
Shows normal wear but still in very good shape. Trailer needs paint.  
Comes complete ready to sail. Sobstad main, Jib, and spinnaker. All sails in better than average shape. no tears or repairs. Also included is a cover that can be fitted when boat is rigged over mast and boom that i bought new from Abbot boats in Ontario. I have a new Harken roller furling unit that is not installed. $3000.00 boat is in Chicago.
773-562-4367.  ak1385@att.net  Anthony Kupris

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Abbott Mark I for sale in Mississauga
From: Pugh, Anne
Sent: Wednesday, April 09, 2014 12:30 PM
Subject: W3654 for sale

Al

 

Can you update the listing on the website with the following ad:

 

 

Wayfarer 3654 is fully rigged for racing and includes:

 

·                                  Two suits of sails including spinnaker

·                                  Milanes rudder

·                                  High quality fittings many replaced in 2012

·                                  Much of the running rigging replaced in 2012

·                                  Self bailers

·                                  Dolly

·                                  Boat cover

·                                  Option for road trailer available

Priced at $3,250

If interested call Dave Pugh 647-472-2442 or e-mail apugh@carillion.ca

 

Anne

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W757 (wooden Mk I) for sale in Wadena, Minnesota
From: Robert Mosher W3445
Sent: Monday, February 11, 2013 8:33 AM
Subject: Wood Wayfarer on Craigslist

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W286 (wood) for sale in Montreal   (confirmed 120512)
Wayfarer 286 is for sale


Hull # 286, very fast with top race finishes is being offered for sale.  Hull refinished and rebuilt in 2000 with black epoxy while deck is all clear wood.  Completely solid boat, beautifully race-equipped with Harken blocks, etc.  Proctor mast and boom, two suits of sails and two spinnakers.  Trailer included.

Contact Peter:  peter@rahn.ca




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W2449 (fiberglass Mk I) for sale in Byron Center, Michigan  (confirmed 120512)
----- Original Message -----
From: Robin Moseley
Cc: james Heffernan ; uncle-al3854@cogeco.ca
Sent: Wednesday, April 28, 2010 7:44 PM
Subject: Wayfarer 2449 for sale

Richard,

I have been so busy, just got to this.  You ad is posted with the three images.  USWA does not charge for the ad, but we would like to get some contact information of the new owner so that we can let them know about USWA.  Let me know when you no longer need the ad.

Robin Moseley
USWA Webmaster

On 4/25/2010 6:55 PM, Richard Van Baren wrote:

For Sale:  1971 Wayfarer #2449  Very good condition.  Main sail good .  Jib new. First $2200.  Located in Byron Center, Michigan 

Contact:  Rich  rbaren@sbcglobal.net 







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1974 (fiberglass) Wayfarer for sale in Toledo, OH  (confirmed 120511)
----- Original Message -----
From: Joshua Fall <joshua.j.fall@gmail.com>
Sent: Monday, March 08, 2010 8:15 PM
Subject: Wayfarer For Sale

1974 16' Wayfarer Sloop Sailboat $2000.00 OBO
Josh   <joshua.j.fall@gmail.com>


click here for larger image


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W1548 (fiberglass) for sale in Cleveland, Ohio   (confirmed 17 Jan 2014)
From: Sandy Fox <sandyjoefox@yahoo.com>
Subject: Wayfarer 1548 for sale
Date: Wednesday, June 17, 2009, 3:13 PM


W1548; fiberglass hull & deck; main & Jib; Proctor mast (tapered); internal halyards; traveler & bridle set up for main sheet; gator tilt trailer; spare tire; most racks for trailering; very good condition. Centerboard and rudder need to be refinished (paint is chipping off). Main sail is set up for Jiffy Reefing (have parts for roller reefing also). Color: white hull, green deck, gray interior. All seating in good condition. Asking $3200.00 or best offer. Pictures available upon request.
 
Joe Fox, Cleveland, Ohio (440) 526-6149   <mailto:sandyjoefox@yahoo.com>

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