Have you considered doing the sailing course before you buy a boat?. And perhaps visit a couple of marina's and talk to the owners of boats that catch your eye? That way, you might gain a better perspective of the sort of boat you would be happy with.
Bear in mind that this is currently very much a “Buyer's” market and there is no shortage of good boats for sale
. Even more importantly, never forget that Buying
a boat is a quick and easy process whereas Selling
one can take forever.
Which means that it's important to get the right boat and avoid expensive mistakes