Originally Posted by kb79
interesting that cost's only been mentioned once.
i read somewhere that ownership
costs roughly double every 10'. dunno if that's true, but seems plausible enough. $$ would be my biggest hesitation.
I wouldn't argue with that. Big boat == lots of space for big toys that break, more maintenance
, etc.) and just more work in general.
Having said that, we're happy with our particular choice and I cut down on the bills by doing lots of work myself (went to school
for it). If we had bought a 45', we'd probably be a little further along on our learning
curve and we would have spent a lot less... but we like having friends and family
come and stay for a week at a time without being in each others' faces -- separate heads, doors and walls that don't transmit sound, big galley
, lots of deck