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1988 Roscioli Donzi Z-65 "Sea Deuce" - SOLD!

Discussion in 'Sportfish Yachts' started by Bamboo, Jan 17, 2010.

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  1. Bamboo

    Bamboo Senior Member

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    My owner would like to move up, so larger or nearly same size trades would be considered. Price has been reduced to $649K. For full details visit www.65donzi.com

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    Quite interested in moving to a newer vessel so if you are interested at all make an offer. Well kept up and will survey nicely.
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    Under $400K buys this boat...

    We'd like to move to a newer boat- under $400K will buy the boat. Now being hauled and worked on so you can see her out of the water.
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    I still cannot believe this boat is not sold! Now listed on the site (google 65donzi.c o m) for $350K. Also look on the sportfish forum here under Donzi. Nothing needs to be done- all systems are top notch.
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    New pics are posted in the "sportfish" forum here. Just completed minor work and will launch Tuesday.
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    If you search "65 donzi" Yachtworld or MacGregor yacht sales you will find the broker listing.

    Please do not post the actual link as it's not allowed here in yachtforums.
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    Price drop to $299K! Come steal this boat!
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    Like other members, I don't understand why this yacht is still available.
    Even if it is the engines, at this price it would make an excellent candidate for a repower of the latest available.
    When I look at later model boats of this size, the bottom dollar does not make sense.
    In a better comparison: Purchasing a well maintained Donzi 65 with a repower in mind, is still way more economical than buying an equivalent quality sportfish.
    I am not associated with the boat in any way.
  9. Capt J

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    The problem is the Sportfish market from 45'-75' is extremely soft. All of the builders are selling a lot of 80' +, that's pretty much what all of the well known custom builders have 2 years of orders for and are building such as Merritt, Jim Smith, Bayliss, Roscioli, and others. Even Viking is only doing well on the 74' + sportfishs. The other issue is given the soft market, it's not that much more expensive (with current interest rates) for owners to get into a 2002 or newer sportfish with newer technology. The engines are one downside. The cost of the boat is cheap IMO, but then the maintanence of a boat that size has gotten expensive........
  10. Gray-Sea

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    Found this boat on Yachtworld and spoke with the broker today.

    Think it's worth a look 6 years later?

    Flying down to Florida next month to look at some other boats...
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    Absolutely. Take a loot at the other Sea Duece thread on here, the link is below. The owner maintains it constantly to excellent shape and is constantly doing upgrades on the boat.

    http://yachtforums.com/threads/the-sea-deuce-65-donzi-hull-4.10464/
    Last edited: Nov 14, 2015
  12. Gray-Sea

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    Thanks, Capt J.

    Can't even begin to tell you how helpful your posts have been over the years!!!
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    You're welcome, thanks for the praise.
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    We could really use your feedback on what you find in Florida and your comparisons between what you like and don't.
    I think a new YF thread with your thoughts could be interesting. Your wife's comments would be welcome also.
    ,rc
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    Thanks, sir, I'll do just that.
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    I agree. I've spoken with folks who are aghast at what they see in some older boats for sale. They all look good on the internet however... :)
  17. Gray-Sea

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    How about this, Bamboo?

    Beautiful salon cabinetry removed for a large electric fireplace, a turkey fryer in one of the showers, the settee table stand gnawed by a dog, and one of the salon windows shattered as if it had been shot by a .22 rifle.

    I'm dead serious. All were on the same boat, and I saw it with my own eyes.
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    Broker with you? I'd like to know how he acted.
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    He warned me ahead of time. He's actually fantastic.
    It was all cosmetic, and the boat may have been a "value" but you'd think more prep time would go into selling a vessel.
    Plus if that's what the inside looks like, what kind of motor maintenance history are we looking at?
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    Definitely makes you wonder about the circumstances under which it went on the market. Likely a repossession or a death or major health issue or someone who moved far away.
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