I've just joined this forum since it wasn't only a source of sound advice but also communicated with boat builders; e.g., the 405 Fastcat
thread. That's quite a coup for the site, for sailors and the manufacturer.
I sail a 24' old gal (called "Little Ness") around the coast and she's impressed ould hands in sailing through bad weather
. Much as I love her, Little Ness is not the object of my dreams. I'd like a live-aboard and cat's seem the best solution.
I'm looking for a boat that makes living aboard
comfortable and practical. When I sling my hook I'd like the boat to move fast so that the Med & N Africa
Having scoured the internet
studying cat's now for over a year I've learned a lot - but more from sites like this than the sailing mags.
Put plainly; I don't want to wait to retirement
- that's 15 years or more away! I can't afford huge money
but with the kids
now flying the nest my imagination is moving to a live aboard.
If you think I'm mad - PLEASE tell me so! I've a lot of convincing to do!