Originally Posted by fredct
Sailboat Cost of Ownership?
Always overestimate your cost. , Murphy's law is alive and well. You don't want to resort to a fire sale if thing goes wrong. Certainly it is hard to ask the Congress to bail us out if we can't afford our toys these days.
I would x1.5 to x2 your expense and go from there.
I read, think, and act independently; I don't come here to win a popular contest, nor I am here for free sex. I come here to learn, be challenged and be inspired in the art of safe off-shore passage. I am NOT afraid of dying in the sea, but I am afraid of dying in a nursing home and burdening those who I love.
I am old school; doing the right even when no one is watching is important to me.