Thanks Nicholson58. And of course to everyone else here. My wife and I have both been on a sailboat once but never at the same time although it was the same sailboat. I know it's odd. It was 5 years ago and we fell in love with it. I have captained 20 to 25' motor
boats out in the Atlantic and on Lake Michigan with a 35'. All were fishing
trips and rented boats. I much prefer the Atlantic to Lake Michigan for sure. Our intent is to get a boat to sail and dock
and whatnot in the Keys. That's one of our favorite places and we go there every year. I have 2 years to get things in order to get a boat and get it outfitted. I wouldn't mind getting a good boat dirt cheap
that needs work even. I have plenty of time to do the work, the skills to do it and a place to do it. I am learning
all I can now and planning. We would like to sail from Lake Michigan to NYC
then to Florida
. Make a run to the Bahamas
here and there too.
One of my concerns is headroom
as we are both 6'2" and with 3 children
that are grown and almost grown they are 6'2" to 6'4" we want them to come and visit often and would like to do a trip to the Bahamas
I would like to get a boat sooner rather than later and it would be nice to have it on Lake Michigan for the summer months.
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