Originally Posted by GeorgeB
If you are on a budget, keep the upgrades to a minimum and with the thought of transferring them over to the big boat.
Yup, this is exactly the way I have been approaching it. Btw, just got a materials quote from my friend, and I can cover all the cushions and make a new mainsail cover for just under $400. And of course, some elbow sewing grease, so to speak. Also, since I'll have the shop available, cutting the patterns will be a breeze (i.e., plenty of room to lay everything out
Wrt the marina? You and the missus are more than welcome to drop by to say "hi
." Will pm the gate/slip.