Join Date: May 2010
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Gettin Close To Full Time
Been a reader for a while, now a member. Preparing for full time cruising - about 2 -3 years away. Been watching all the sailboat ads and doing the research for when it comes time to make the purchase. We want a 42 - 45 footer (don't mind an older model as long as there is a recorded history and it has been well cared for) with an aft stateroom with at least a queen. She must be built to cross the pond (no production models) and have the right nav gear. So far I've found a couple that will work but it is too soon to take the plunge. My favorite so far is an Irwin 43 CC.
In any case, I want to start asking questions on threads with some of the old salts who have been where I want to go. Good to be here.