NOTICE OF DISPOSITION OF IMPOUNDED VESSELS
BY PUBLIC AUCTION/SEALED BIDS
Notice is hereby given that the vessels listed herein, impounded by the DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES, DIVISION OF BOATING AND OCEAN RECREATION (DOBOR), 2494 Niumalu Road, Lihue, HI 96766, will be disposed of by public auction pursuant to Chapter 200, Hawaii Revised Statutes (HRS). Due to safety concerns arising from the COVID-19 pandemic, the public auction shall be conducted by sealed bids only. All interested bidders shall deliver their sealed bid in-person or via mail to the address above and may deliver their bid at any time prior to the deadline. All in-person sealed bids must be delivered prior to 4:00pm on November 19, 2021. All sealed bids sent by mail must be postmarked no later than November 19, 2021. Any sealed bids arriving after the specified deadlines will not be considered.
An auction catalog with pertinent information and procedures may be obtained in-person during the hours of 7:45am and 4:00pm, Monday through Friday, except state holidays, at the address above or at the Port Allen SBH office, Port Allen, HI; the Oahu District Office at Ke’ehi SBH, HI; Hawaii District Office at Honokohau, Maui District Office at Maalaea, and online at:
The items listed in the auction catalog are sold as is, where is; DOBOR makes no guarantees or warranties as to any of the vessels in the auction. No vessel shall be sold for less than its minimum bid upset price listed in the auction catalog. Unless specifically stated, the sale of these vessels will not include a berth, mooring, storage area, or trailer. Buyers must make separate arrangements for use of a berth, mooring, or storage area, if desired. Winning bidders must remove the vessel from its present location within the required time after being issued a Bill of Sale for the applicable vessel. The required time for removal after auction shall be prescribed in the auction catalog.
DOBOR reserves the right to remove any item from the auction at any time. If the current registered owner(s) of any of the vessel(s) at auction pay all outstanding fees and charges prior to 4:00pm on November 19, 2021, the vessel(s) will become unavailable for purchase. All vessels not sold at auction shall be disposed of in accordance with Section 200-16, HRS.
Auction items are listed below. All auction items are under the custody of DOBOR. Going aboard any vessels shall be prohibited without an appointment. Any unauthorized persons found aboard the vessels shall be charged with trespassing and prohibited from submitting a bid.
Item #22-001: "D’Orcas", HA 0662 D, a 72′ ferro cement sailing vessel
/s/Suzanne D. Case
Department of Land and Natural Resources