What brought on the comments about a slop job? Because we don’t like wheels or microwaves?
This thead is a discussion of numbers based on past experience.
I wasn’t asking “how cheap
can it be done” I have seen how cheap
it can be done and I would never consider living in such a thing. We enjoy elegant simplicity and I would never build something I wasn’t proud of.
is close to the current
boat of my dreams. Just a bit short on waterline for its length at 31’, but not a deal breaker.
expedition style yacht with deck saloon
and swing keel
designed to be sailing machine (not a mtorsailor) that can dry out unassisted when needed is a rare bird. The used value of these type of boats due to current
demand is not exactly fair in my eyes.
Lets keep the focus: experience of total cost materials and time of outfitting a 38-40’ sailboat.