No actually the boat was not new, but dor us it was, and definately a good deal.
But yes the forum is quite influential. It is not just this post. But you guys know the drill and have the guts to follow your dreams. And also, so helpful! That is very awesome, but as you say yourself, this kind of stuff is not for everyone.
But that is the beauty of the internet
in specific. So much incredible value and knowledge available today, for us it means being able to quickly decide what to pursue and what not. And as for the boat. I think we can sail through europe
and gain experience. Maybe one day... Because lets be honest it is quite an adventure.