Cruisers Forum
 


Join CruisersForum Today

Reply
 
Thread Tools Rate Thread Display Modes
Old 26-06-2016, 04:52   #1
Registered User

Join Date: Jun 2016
Posts: 1
looking for owning first boat

Hi Everybody,

I hold a skipper license since 2002 but because I have been living away from water during this period I have little experience and confidence at the moment.

I'm looking forward to own my first boat.
She should be easily sailed by one/two persons, she can be used as an holiday apartment, stable and ideally able to be used in my retirement for longer trips. I'm 43 yo.

I'm using a kind of ideal starting budget for deciding. At the moment I found three choices very different choices:
- probably the most rational for first boat: oceanis 351 1996
- pretty: Jeanneau Sun Odissey 40 1999

- Gib Sea 442 Master 1989: Huge, she looks very stable and strong, I like her classical style, I feel great looking at her but on the other way I'm afraid of two things:
- 27 years old can mean lots of costs in the future. Can this still handle more 40 years?
- I will take private lessons, but is it mooring almost 14 meters boat a realistic goal for someone with little practice?


Many thanks in advance for your opinions and advices,
Have good winds,

Toni
__________________
agoncalv is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes Rate This Thread
Rate This Thread:

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Good to name of a boat before owning a boat? (yes/no) vveerrgg General Sailing Forum 29 04-11-2014 05:30
Aussies owning a boat in New Zealand BillAU Monohull Sailboats 16 25-11-2013 01:54
Finally Returned to Boat Owning Dwayne Lister Monohull Sailboats 5 15-02-2012 15:00
New to Living Aboard and Owning a Boat HerBoat Meets & Greets 5 09-01-2011 17:23
canadian citizens owning american boat sara Rules of the Road, Regulations & Red Tape 4 16-11-2003 06:59



Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 18:13.


Google+
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Social Knowledge Networks
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.

ShowCase vBulletin Plugins by Drive Thru Online, Inc.