Re: First Boat for Family of Six (in Oz)
Speaking of shallow water: Something a little out of left-field that might be ideal for your sailing grounds is an old Couta Boat. There are plenty for sale at good prices.
(I'm only half joking).
"Honestly, I don't know why seamen persist in getting wrecked in some of the outlandish places they do, when they can do it in a nice place like Fiji." -- John Caldwell, "Desperate Voyage"