Lets say I'm one of those that have little experiance cruising but before it gets cold want to set out. I have a boat that is older but in good shape concidering the age. I have very little history
of my boat, but PO's have done thousands in upgrades.mostly plumbing
.electrical and rigging
extras for ease of sailing(traveler.furl sheet locks) so other then redoing some rigging
and new sails
our C-26 seems right for just 2.
I'm more then ready to eliminate any and all possesions into cash, which should cover the first yr even if I did nothing but work on the boat.
I already live a basic life style ( didn't own a TV untill getting married just a few yrs back. I have no need for fads gagets or useless extras. I don't even have a radio
in my 46 yr old car. And at best I'm good for 1 alcohol drink a night before passing out.
I'm more then capable and working without feeling I'm to good for any job. Even after owning and operating a business for years.
Give me parts
and tools and I can fix it, if being able to get boat repair work as we cruise
would make life great.
I'm hopeing to do it on less then $1000 a month I'm a small guy that likes to eat...lols
If I read more from people like in this thread that say it can be done, I hope to set sail this fall.