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Old 01-10-2012, 07:01   #1
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New member, recomendations for blue water ketch

Hello every one out there, I have just joined this forum. I was looking for some help in buying around a 60ft ketch to sail around the med then go over to South America. I would appreciate all your comments and information.


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Old 01-10-2012, 07:10   #2
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Welcome to the forum Giles.

The Amel 55 is quirky, but very nice, but this would be my pick:
http://www.kmy.nl/yacht/bestevaer-60c-noordzee.html

What is your price point.? New or second hand? Are you sure something as large as this is the best option?

You might find this thread interesting
The Death of the Ketch ?

Most yachts around this size are custom built and many will put on a ketch rig if that is what you want
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Welcome to the forum Giles.

The Amel 55 is quirky, but very nice, but this would be my pick:
http://www.kmy.nl/yacht/bestevaer-60c-noordzee.html

What is your price point.? New or second hand? Are you sure something as large as this is the best option?

You might find this thread interesting
The Death of the Ketch ?

Most yachts around this size are custom built and many will put on a ketch rig if that is what you want
Thank you very much for your links, I think the max I would be looking to spend would be around the 250 thousand euro.

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Welcome to the forum Giles.

The Amel 55 is quirky, but very nice, but this would be my pick:
http://www.kmy.nl/yacht/bestevaer-60c-noordzee.html

What is your price point.? New or second hand? Are you sure something as large as this is the best option?

You might find this thread interesting
The Death of the Ketch ?

Most yachts around this size are custom built and many will put on a ketch rig if that is what you want
Thank you very much for your links, I think the max I would be looking to spend would be around the 250 thousand euro.

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Aloha and welcome aboard!
Do you have experience with those really large boats?
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Welcome to the forum, are you thinking mono or multi hull?
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Thank you very much for your links, I think the max I would be looking to spend would be around the 250 thousand euro.

Giles
and you want a 60 foot boat, nice try mate!. and good luck with any moorings or getting berth in the med for that monster.!

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lots of 60 ft guletts in turkey you could have for that money
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lots of 60 ft guletts in turkey you could have for that money
They're not boats, They're toys, designed to cater for drunks.
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They're not boats, They're toys, designed to cater for drunks.
definitly the in charter models,but for that sort of money you could get one built to your own specifications
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A quick peek at Scanboats nets 16 hits in the 200 to 300 k euro range of boats between 18 to 20 meters
Bayliner 2855, Explorer, "new England" ..., brugte bde til salg, sejlbde motorbde motorsejler speedbde og joller

Not a lot to choose between. Didn't bother to look to see how many were ketches

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