Hi, my fianc'e(23) and I (31) are interested in seeing and sailing as many catamarans as possible before purchasing
one. Unfortunately for us, we live in Washington
and there are none available here. I have sailed many monohulls, but never been on a cat. So, we are flying off to Ft. Lauderdale to visit Grandpa and see what we can see. We are hoping someone would be nice enough to take us out on their cat so we could get a real feel for different boats' sailing characteristics. If anyone would like some company or an extra hand while we are in the area, we would love to join you!!!
In turn we would be more than to happy to provide lunch, a six pack or two of the captains favorite beverage, and a good scrub-down of the boat
afterwards! We will also provide good company and a good hand for sailhandling and general crew-type chores.
We appreciate any help we can get in choosing our perfect cat.
We have been thinking our size range is a 35-40ft cruising cat that can handle some seas. We would really love to hop on anything just to gain experience though. Our schedule is very flexible and we will be hopefully making our way up the coast for some surf in N. Carolina also, so anywhere in the area would work
for us... We will be arriving around Feb. 18. Any suggestions or advice is also greatly appreciated!
Thanks for your time! Ben and Kristen