Originally Posted by chucklesR
As a former catamaran owner (2007 Gemini) who has returned to the dark side (monohull), I can definitely say that whatever 37+ foot catamaran you buy for 120k or under will be a clunker and serious fix up type - even the older 1980's boats in that size range go for more than that.
You can sort of see that from the two links Farcry posted.
Since you've been doing the web search for six months or more now you already know that.
Having said that - Gemini's have circumnavigated, as have Jaguar's. You might want to down size the boat footage so you can up size your dream.
Thank you for your insight and information..
I know I am at the bottom of the price range for a cat above 37ft. But the
truth is good deals do come along especially in these unsure economic times.
We are going to hold out for a bit longer before we start a major compromise
like length. We would probably go with the longer water line wharrans first.
As for down sizing the cat to up size the dream you are spot on. That is one of the most common mistakes people make. I am trying to keep it in balance.
once again thank you..