I've searched the forum several times about Cartagena
, and found threads which date to about 2008-2010.
My boat needs a refit
and I'd like to know what the going rates in Cartagena
(or elsewhere in southern Caribbean) are nowadays, as I've understood the prices have hiked up quite considerably. If it was affordable a few years ago (was about 20-25USD/day/man?), what is the situation today?
My boat (22-year old 63f fiberglass
sloop) would need to be repainted, teak
decks fixed (lifting) possibly some fiberglass
rewiring, varnishing, sails overhaul
, Barrier coating would be nice.. etc.
Is the Cartagena still a "budget refitter's" good choice, or has it become just as expensive as any other destination
Any other destinations recommended? How about Isla Margarita? (or even possible, travelift?)
In any case the hardware
and materials is best bought from the US?
I'm currently located in Rhode Island