Thanks so much for the warm welcomes and advice, I really appreciate it.
One thing I find so baffling so far is how drastically different view points on certain vessels can be. For example I have read many Morgan
OI owners rave about their boats and how sturdy they are even in blue waters, mainly 38īs and 41īs, but here and other places they are generally said not to be great sailers and not for blue waters. Additionally Islander Freeports have been mentioned as great boats capable of blue water
passages yet in this thread Islander yatchs
they are said not to do all that well in weather
and are mainly coastal cruisers.
More than anything this has just made me realize I need to get out and start sailing on as many boats as possible to see what I like and what I will feel comfortable in. Any tips on being about to get sailing experience without spending a bunch of money
? I will be moving to Puerto Vallarta
in about a week. Plan on joining the yacht club and hoping to get experience as crew and help out with anything and everything I can in exchange for sailing.
Anyways, thanks again!!