I agree Mark, although I think hate is a strong word, more like, I'm not willing to put my hard earned down on certain boats because who'd buy a boat they don't like.
Robert I'm not sure what angle your trying to come in on here. I'm not going to write about every boat I've looked at as quite frankly I'd have to write a lot which is only relevant to my situation and not anyone else's. My reasoning for chosen certain brands would differ to the next person.
We have chosen and researched each boat as you would any other large item one would purchase
, be it house, car or holiday home. Fit for purpose, reassurance from the brand, reliability
, asthetics, price, residual valve after 3 and 5 years, sailing ability, options list and independant reviews
What is left now are the test sails
and weeks charter
on each vessel to determined overall suiter.
Although, like I said previously my gf has already chosen without hesitation her top of the pick and would be aboard tomorrow if she had the choice. Me, I'm still 30 percent undecided.
Have you sailed a oceanis
55 with a shallow draft