Re: Best way to go?
Something like a westsail in the 40 foot range, Good safety stuff., Life raft etc. People are going to try and talk you out of it, don't listen, stay focused. Come down to Miami and charter a boat from fla. Yacht charters and sail around on it with a blue water captain for a long weekend and get your feet wet. Then go from there.
" Some are boat wise and some are other wise"