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Waterline Boats ~broker spotlight | Roger Drill

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For Roger Drill, the boat business is a life-long calling. His father got into the boating business in Duluth, Minnesota the year Roger was born. Small boats, row boats, and outboards were a daily part of his childhood as he grew up on Lake Superior. He bought his first boat at just 12 years old and by 14 he was hooked on racing sailboats. The passion for racing continued throughout his life.

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“Racing’s a different world. It’s concentration. It’s decision making. A little bit of danger possibly.”

After many years working with his father, he continued to work and build his reputation as one of the premiere boat dealers of the Midwest. Roger then moved to Colorado to get involved in the mortgage banking business., and raced sailboats both in the lakes of Colorado and in races all over the country. After nine years in Colorado Roger knew that he needed to get back to big water. After spending some exploratory time in sailing around Washington he moved to Seattle.

Once he was in Washington Roger made the shift from selling to building boats – Nordic Tugs and later Pacific Trawlers. Later he moved into selling imported trawlers. Among his first customers for one of these boats were Scott and Lisa Helker who would themselves get involved in the boat sales and importing business as Waterline Boats, and now Roger works for them as a broker.

Today Roger sails an Ericson 29 and lives aboard a power cruiser. He’s planning trips to New Zealand, Thailand, and Croatia. For now, Roger’s happy with local destinations.

“I enjoy short sails into the islands around the area. Going to Poulsbo and crabbing. Just going out on Lake Union or Lake Washington and sailing. Being on board. Sometimes just sitting at the dock is good.”

A lifetime in the boat business in service, sales and construction make Roger tremendously knowledgeable. If you want to know the history of the boat business, the mechanics of a sound boat, or if you want to see a good sailboat race on a Tuesday evening, Roger’s the man to see. And if you’re looking to sell or buy a boat Roger can definitely help with that too.

mobile – 360 333 1719
roger@waterlineboats.com
roger@boatshedseattle.com

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Vantare Pilothouse

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53′ /Vantare Pilothouse / 1988 / power / 2xdiesel / Sitka, AK / Agent-Scott Helker

When construction of this 1988 Vantare Pilothouse listing is complete it will appear on our Waterline Boats Inventory page. You will find a photo and link to its complete specifications, up to 80 large format photos and video tour!

Beat the rush! Call 206-282-0110 before this listing goes live to learn more or to make an appointment for your personal preview.

**Interested in selling your boat?

Then speak to one of our specialist brokers about what Waterline Boats / Boatshed can do for you! We will view your boat, take up to 80 interior and exterior photos. Plus build an inventory and list the boat’s full specifications in detail. It will then go live on boatshedseattle.com and across all Boatshed offices world wide. With offices from Seattle to Athens to Phuket. We also advertise on Yachtworld.com, Boattrader.com, and many other boat-specific websites as well as print media. We handle the whole sale including viewings, negotiations, contracts and post sale services. Our crew strives to make the process enjoyable and easy for buyers and sellers.

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360 Virtual Tours

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Waterline Boats is pleased to announce another BIG advancement of the Boatshed System!

With Boatshed we already offer the most appealing, informative and effective boat listing presentations. We know from experience that potential buyers want to understand a boat — “what is it like to be aboard, and how does the boat’s layout work for me?”. While our 80 standard photos and video earn enthusiastic praise from customers, technology now allows us to answer these questions even better — with 360 Virtual Tours!

Take a look at this listing for a Camano 31, and click any of the 360 photo thumbnails. http://seattle.boatshed.com/camano_31_trawler-boat-224537.html

By moving your cursor, clicking, and sliding the hand that appears you can look around and up and down for a full spherical view. The only way to get a better understanding will be to see the boat in person!

Boatshed sells more boats, faster because of the best technology. Our 360 Virtual Tours put us another step ahead of the others.

Want to list your boat for sale with Waterline Boats / Boatshed? Call us at 206-282-0110.

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First Helmsman Trawlers 38E Pilothouse – Delivered

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The first Helmsman Trawlers® 38E Pilothouse has been delivered to California!

Below are a few photo images of the California delivered Helmsman Trawlers 38E. Hull number two of the 38E will be arriving to the Pacific Northwest in the coming month.

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You just might want to learn more about Helmsman Trawlers® and the 38E Pilothouse – go to helmsmantrawlers.com Or give us a call – 206-282-0110 to view the models at our Seattle Docks. We have a new 2017 43 Pilothouse, a 2016 38 Pilothouse and a new 2016 31 Sedan.

Are you curious about the 37 Sedan? Just let us know in advance so we can make arrangements for you to get aboard.

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Amel Maramu Ketch

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48′ /Amel Maramu Ketch / 1984 / sail / 1xdiesel / Seattle – At Our Docks! / Agent-Gary Buck

When construction of this beautiful 1984 Amel Maramu Ketch listing is complete it will appear on our Waterline Boats Inventory page. You will find a photo and link to their complete specifications, up to 80 large format photos and video tour!

Beat the rush! Call 206-282-0110 before this listing goes live to learn more or to make an appointment for your personal preview.

**Interested in selling your boat?

Then speak to one of our specialist brokers about what Waterline Boats / Boatshed can do for you! We will view your boat, take up to 80 interior and exterior photos. Plus build an inventory and list the boat’s full specifications in detail. It will then go live on boatshedseattle.com and across all Boatshed offices world wide. With offices from Seattle to Athens to Phuket. We also advertise on Yachtworld.com, Boattrader.com, and many other boat-specific websites as well as print media. We handle the whole sale including viewings, negotiations, contracts and post sale services. Our crew strives to make the process enjoyable and easy for buyers and sellers.

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Waterline Boats at Bay Bridge TrawlerFest!

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Waterline Boats will be participating in the 2016 Bay Bridge TrawlerFest sponsored by PassageMaker — with a like brand new 2015 Helmsman Trawlers 31 Sedan on display!

We are excited about the Helmsman Trawlers 31 Sedan participating in the 2016 Bay Bridge TrawlerFest. As well as enthused to present all the updates and enhancements to a well-known design. The original Camano was highly regarded for its outstanding hull, sea-keeping abilities and economy at a range of speeds. Helmsman Trawlers® has updated the exterior lines, thoughtfully redesigned the interior, and developed a true bantam trawler yacht at a remarkable price!

Some distinctive features include a beautiful and luxurious master suite with generous (and separate!) head and shower compartments, sizable galley with plentiful storage, large fridge/freezer, bountiful lighting and visibility, and gorgeous interior craftsmanship. This is truly a yacht-quality small trawler.

This 2015 Helmsman 31 Sedan has a custom interior. Thus, without the traditional built-in settee but instead with two small and comfy barrel chairs with a movable multi-function high/low dining/side table.
To preview this boat before the show click2015 Helmsman Trawlers® 31 Sedan


There’s so much more to see… At Bay Bridge TrawlerFest 2016

Agent Paul Burbach is equipped with information, brochures and handouts on all of our Helmsman Trawlers® models.
43 Pilothouse – 38 Pilothouse – 37 Sedan – 31 Sedan

TrawlerFest In Water Show Dates & Times
Sep 27 – Oct 1
THU – SAT 10am – 5pm

Location
Bay Bridge Marina
357 Pier 1 Rd
Stevensville MD 21666

Can’t make it to TrawlerFest and want to see this bantam trawler? No problem! Just give our agent Paul a call. 240-508-8779

For more Helmsman Trawlers models and information> Helmsman Trawlers
For more information on TrawlerFest> 2016 TrawlerFest Bay Bridge

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Hi Star Arden 42 Aft Cabin – 14′ Boston Whaler

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42′ /Hi Star Arden 42 Aft Cabin / 1987 / power / 1xdiesel / Seattle / Agent-Gary Buck

14′ / Boston Whaler / 1994 / power / 1xgas / Seattle / Agent-Gary Buck

When construction of the 1987 Hi Star Arden Aft Cabin and and the 1994 Boston Whaler listings are complete they will appear on our Waterline Boats Inventory page. You will find a photo and link to their complete specifications, up to 80 large format photos and video tour!

Beat the rush! Call 206-282-0110 before this listing goes live to learn more or to make an appointment for your personal preview.

**Interested in selling your boat?

Then speak to one of our specialist brokers about what Waterline Boats / Boatshed can do for you! We will view your boat, take up to 80 interior and exterior photos. Plus build an inventory and list the boat’s full specifications in detail. It will then go live on boatshedseattle.com and across all Boatshed offices world wide. With offices from Seattle to Athens to Phuket. We also advertise on Yachtworld.com, Boattrader.com, and many other boat-specific websites as well as print media. We handle the whole sale including viewings, negotiations, contracts and post sale services. Our crew strives to make the process enjoyable and easy for buyers and sellers.

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Waterline Boats at Boats Afloat 2016!

Boats-Afloat-2016Waterline Boats will have two NEW Helmsman Trawlers® on display at the South Lake Union Boats Afloat Show!

A NEW 2017 43 Pilothouse and a NEW 2016 31 Sedan. Information on other Helmsman Trawlers® models will also be available.
Check out the 43 – 38 – 37 – 31 before the show…at helmsmantrawlers.com

Waterline Boats also represents Krogen Express Yachts and Bracewell Yachts.
We will have updates & information for the Krogen Express 52 – Bracewell 54 – Bracewell 41 Trawler – Bracewell Commander 34 at the show.
For more information on each of these builders and models, go to our waterlineboats.com site, click on New Yachts in the menu bar, or the builders icon on the sidebar.

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Waterline Boats Brokerage – Powered by Boatshed – will have a 2006 Camano 41 Trawler in the show along with a presentation of our entire brokerage inventory.

Boatshed Seattle | Boatshed Tacoma | Boatshed Everett

Show details:
Boats Afloat Runs Sep 14 – 18

Show Hours:
Wed-Fri 11AM – 6PM
Sat-Sun 10AM – 6PM
Click for show information> Boats Afloat 2016

We can’t wait to see you there!

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Camano Trawler – President – North Sea Trawler – Albin Family Cruiser

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41′ / Camano Trawler / 2006 / power / 1xdiesel / Everett / Agent-Gretchen Miles

37′ / President / 1987 / power / 1xdiesel / Bellingham / Agent-Gretchen Miles

37′ / North Sea Trawler / 1979 / power / 1xdiesel / Bremerton / Agent-Dave Carleson

27′ / Albin Family Cruiser / 1985 / power / 1xdiesel / Arriving to Our Seattle Docks! / Agent-Dave Carleson

When construction of the Camano 41, President 37, North Sea 37 Trawler and Albin 27 Family Cruiser listings are complete they will appear on our Waterline Boats Inventory page with a photo and link to the complete specifications, up to 80 large format photos and video tour!

Beat the rush! Call 206-282-0110 before these listings go live to learn more or to make an appointment for your personal preview.

**Interested in selling your boat?

Then speak to one of our specialist brokers about what Waterline Boats / Boatshedcan do for you! We will view your boat, take up to 80 interior and exterior photos. Plus build an inventory and list the boat’s full specifications in detail. It will then go live on boatshedseattle.com and across all Boatshed offices world wide. With offices from Seattle to Athens to Phuket. We also advertise on Yachtworld.com, Boattrader.com, and many other boat-specific websites as well as print media. We handle the whole sale including viewings, negotiations, contracts and post sale services. Our crew strives to make the process enjoyable and easy for buyers and sellers.

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2016 Summer Boat Auction Begins 12 August!

2016-Boatbid-beginsThe unique online boat auction exclusive to Waterline Boats / Boatshed Seattle starts tomorrow! 12 August 9:00 PST

This is not an eBay style auction – nor a distressed boat auction – but rather a proven process to market boats by matching boat buyers and boat sellers in a fun and exciting way!

But we are talking about boats here. So each winning bid/sale will be handled by one of our brokers assuring to protect the buyer and seller. Accordingly, standard purchase contracts, secure deposits, demos and surveys are all part of the Boatbid process. Which has successfully sold hundreds of boats since 2008.

Get ready to place your boat bid!
The excitement has been building as we’ve featured all six of the boats participating in our 2016 Summer BoatBid over the past couple of weeks.

Trojan 38 Sea Voyager – Maxum 330 SCR – Custom Kato 68 Yachtfisher – Grand Banks 32 – Bruce Roberts Offshore 44 – Solaris Sunrise 36 Sport

We know you will want to review the entire Summer Auction Catalog and educate yourself on the auction procedure. All you have to do is go to BoatBid.com There you will find access to the catalog, the Buyer’s Guide, Frequently Asked Questions and more.

BoatBid is available exclusively through
Boatshed International Yacht Brokerage offices worldwide.

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