Boat Donations & Sales

Send your boat to school!

Sail Charlevoix welcomes tax-deductible boat and/or equipment donations of good working order. We will evaluate each boat's utility to the program and some may be sold to help support our sailing programs, funding scholarships, fleet improvements and other capital needs.  Large boats should have a trailer. We require a title and or registration; same for the trailer. Please sign the back of the title - without designating a new owner. Upon sale of the boat, you will receive formal receipt for tax purposes.

Benefits of Donating Your Boat to Sail Charlevoix

  • Boat and equipment donations are an excellent opportunity for a tax-deductible gift that benefits the donor and the Lake Charlevoix Mariners organization.
  • Eliminates the time, effort and expenses (maintenance, storage, insurance and broker's fees)
  • Your income tax deduction is based on fair market value as established by a qualified appraiser.
  • Your donation will greatly enhance our sailing programs, fund scholarships and other capital needs.

Current Offerings

All boats are sold AS IS. Unless marked "SOLD" it is still for sale.

1990 Wellcraft 17 Sport

$

1250

SOLD

This 1990 Wellcraft 17 Sport is mechanically sound and had a new stereo system installed a few years ago. The upholstery is in poor shape, but with a little TLC this will be a great boat and a way to get out on the water, on a budget. The trailer is in excellent shape.

  • Year:
    1990
  • Condition:
    Fair
  • LOA:
    17
  • Make / Manufacturer:
    Wellcraft
  • Engine / Motor:
    MerCruiser 3.0L I/O
  • Includes Trailer:
    Yes
Please be sure to give us your name and number, if you would like us to call you.

1976 Pearson 35CB

$

25000

SOLD

Panacea is a fresh water only vessel. With her rebuilt Westerbeke diesel and all updated Raymarine electronics package she is ready for more decades of service. With her large 9ft 6inch cockpit she will make a wonderful day sailer or couples weekender. Complete service records since 1996 and a recent 2020 survey are available upon request. For the full listing: https://www.boats.com/sailing-boats/1976-pearson-35-cb-8528581/

  • Year:
    1976
  • Condition:
    Good
  • LOA:
    35
  • Make / Manufacturer:
    Pearson
  • Engine / Motor:
    Westerbeke 30 Diesel
  • Includes Trailer:
Please be sure to give us your name and number, if you would like us to call you.

1982 J/Boats J/24 J24

$

2000

SOLD

The J/24 is the original one-design sailboat designed by the Johnstone Family. More than 5,500 were made and make up the world's largest one-design keelboat fleet. This is a great way to get into to sailboat racing or pleasure sailing. This package includes the trailer, racing 150 jibs, spinnaker, 2 mainsails, porta potty, sink, dock lines, life preservers, anchor, and cooler. The boat was just bottom painted spring 2022. ***OUTBOARD PICTURED NOT INCLUDED***

  • Year:
    1982
  • Condition:
    Fair
  • LOA:
    24
  • Make / Manufacturer:
    J/Boats
  • Engine / Motor:
    None
  • Includes Trailer:
    Yes
Please be sure to give us your name and number, if you would like us to call you.

1981 Sonar 23

$

250

SOLD

This Sonar has some structural concerns with its keel, but has been sailed in its current state for several years. This would be a great boat for someone looking for spare parts or proceeding with caution to get it back on the water. Cradle included. The furler also needs to be replaced.

  • Year:
    1981
  • Condition:
    As Is
  • LOA:
    23
  • Make / Manufacturer:
    Sonar
  • Engine / Motor:
    None
  • Includes Trailer:
    No
Please be sure to give us your name and number, if you would like us to call you.

1970 Highlander 20

$

1700

SOLD

This 1970 Highlander 20 has been well maintained and was used by our program as a learning boat for a couple seasons. It is a great starter sailboat for a family.

  • Year:
    1970
  • Condition:
  • LOA:
    20
  • Make / Manufacturer:
    Duracraft
  • Engine / Motor:
    None
  • Includes Trailer:
    Yes
Please be sure to give us your name and number, if you would like us to call you.

1987 Four Winns 190 Horizon

$

250

SOLD

This 1987 Four Winns 190 Horizon needs some love, but is the perfect fixer-upper. It has spent many years inside storage, but with some work will be able to get back in the water. It is powered by a 165hp Mercruiser I/O.

  • Year:
    1987
  • Condition:
    As Is
  • LOA:
    19
  • Make / Manufacturer:
    Four Winns
  • Engine / Motor:
    Mercruiser 165
  • Includes Trailer:
    Yes
Please be sure to give us your name and number, if you would like us to call you.

1977 AMF Alcort Sunfish

$

500

SOLD

The Sunfish is a great starter boat or even a casual vessel for an adult. It is the most popular sailboat ever made for a reason.

  • Year:
    1977
  • Condition:
    Fair
  • LOA:
    14
  • Make / Manufacturer:
    AMF Alcort
  • Engine / Motor:
    None
  • Includes Trailer:
    No
Please be sure to give us your name and number, if you would like us to call you.

Hobie Mirage Kayaks

$

2000

SOLD

These 2 Hobie Mirage Kayaks are in great shape. The first is a 12'7" Mirage Classic with the patented mirage drive. The second is an Outback with the mirage drive and sail package. A beach dolly is included. No paddles included.

  • Year:
    2003
  • Condition:
    Excellent
  • LOA:
    12
  • Make / Manufacturer:
    Hobie
  • Engine / Motor:
    NONE
  • Includes Trailer:
    No
Please be sure to give us your name and number, if you would like us to call you.

1971 Catalina 22

$

1000

SOLD

This 1971 Catalina 22 is a bargain for a trailer sailer and a great starter sailboat for a couple or small family. It has a lifting centerboard, making it it easy to get on and off the trailer. The boat needs some TLC, but no major issues are known with the vessel. Contact us to arrange a viewing.

  • Year:
    1971
  • Condition:
    Fair
  • LOA:
    22
  • Make / Manufacturer:
    Catalina
  • Engine / Motor:
    None
  • Includes Trailer:
    Yes
Please be sure to give us your name and number, if you would like us to call you.