Originally Posted by shadow
real world experience in either owning or using the Wauquiez line of Yachts. .
I sailed one about 10 years ago from Portugal
to the Canaries
and it was fine except for some teething problems of it being Hull
#1. Never buy the first boat
off the mould! And in production boats people say don't buy one in the first 10.
However the owners of Wauquiez have changed, I believe, and I saw some over the last few years at the Beneteau
stand at the Sydney Boat Show
and they are, apparently. a much more budget
line of boats than the one I was on. Check ownership
of the company in reality, as I am sure its either Beneteau
The 54 I sailed on was fully electric
and good fun as a straight cruiser. The raised saloon was terrific, galley
good, twin aft cabins too small, forward cabin
UNDER the raised saloon was inovative and worked. Lazarette was big.