Originally Posted by sailorboy1
Save yourself a lot of grief and don't read anymore of this thread. Use the Search function and read all the similar threads here and enjoy the grief those posters took instead, while still getting your answers as much as possible.
What he said. And as a couple of starting points (with lots of included, wise, links contained in them), try;
Quarter Life Crisis
Occupancy of Boats
Look up "Project Atticus", both the video series, & the blog.
Also, figure to spend 1/3 of your budget
on the boat, 1/3 of it to outfit & refit
her, & keep 1/3 in reserve... you'll wind
up spending it on the latter task anyway.
Plus, here's a BIG bargain on knowledge.
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I've got an on the water
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