New here, one post (or two) already. First time buyer, have not decided on a sailboat, motor
cruiser - or just continue reading the books
I've read by people over the 35 years who have done it.
Thinking of a sail or motor
40-50 footer, live aboard, offshore
capable. Not in any hurry, but somewhat determined. Offshore
, as in passages will probably few. Offshore as sortes out into the open sea might be frequent.
Thinking of aluminum
, probably a mono hull