Originally Posted by 96 P-23
I am also a trailer sailor. Precision 23. I also wondered if I was in the right place, but with such a wealth of information I knew I was.
Our first sailboat was a seapearl that I had converted to a trimaran by the factory. I still have the seapearl and it's now my primary day sailor. The seapearl just didn't have the comforts or space that we required for extended stays on board. So, back a few years ago, I bought a used fixer-up. It was a 1988 Precision P-23 mono that needed some TLC. The P-23 was a great sailing boat with plenty of space in the cabin
. After breaking in on a tri, my wife Dawn, just couldn't get used to the heeling and I didn't like the extended rigging
time the P-23 required, so that's when we bought a ComPac Eclipse, thinking that smaller would be better. Big mistake! the boat was easier to setup and it did sail flatter. But after a couple of long wk. end trips it was obvious to both of us that we didn't have enough room on the Eclipse. I had a test sail on the Telstar at the Miami boat show
back in 2005 and really liked the boat. Dawn had stayed home that year and didn't go to Miami
with me. In 2006 I coaxed her to go to the Miami boat show
and the rest is history
. We came back home, talked it over, put the ComPac on the market, and ordered a Telstar.