What affordable "type" is best for longterm cruising?
A sailboat has the most options but least room for your money. Where do you want to live? Canada? South Pacific? Mexico? In some places like B.C., or Mexico you can anchor for free, in others, like California, it''s difficult which makes it less affordable. Do you want to work your way around the world or stay put in one place? Read everything about boats you can get your hands on to help you firm up your preferences.