Good, small cruising sailboat? - SailNet Community

   Search Sailnet:

 forums  store  


Quick Menu
Forums           
Articles          
Galleries        
Boat Reviews  
Classifieds     
Search SailNet 
Boat Search (new)

Shop the
SailNet Store
Anchor Locker
Boatbuilding & Repair
Charts
Clothing
Electrical
Electronics
Engine
Hatches and Portlights
Interior And Galley
Maintenance
Marine Electronics
Navigation
Other Items
Plumbing and Pumps
Rigging
Safety
Sailing Hardware
Trailer & Watersports
Clearance Items

Advertise Here






Go Back   SailNet Community > On Board > Boat Review and Purchase Forum
 Not a Member? 


Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
  #1  
Old 02-06-2002
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2002
Posts: 2
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 0
memills is on a distinguished road
Good, small cruising sailboat?

Would appreciate any recommendations for small sailboat models (about 27'' and under) that are good for local cruising / overnight stays.
These features would be great:

-- can easily place an outboard motor on the transom
-- dockside power -- and electrical outlets inside
-- refrigerator
-- enclosed head, bildge pump
-- trailerable (maybe a centerboard instead of a keel)

Any suggestions?

Thanks,
-- Mike
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
  #2  
Old 02-07-2002
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2001
Posts: 119
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 13
manateee_gene is on a distinguished road
Good, small cruising sailboat?


go to this site:www.pocketcruisers.com
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
  #3  
Old 02-07-2002
mikehoyt's Avatar
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2000
Posts: 684
Thanks: 0
Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
Rep Power: 14
mikehoyt is on a distinguished road
Good, small cruising sailboat?

Find a trailerable boat with good sailing characteristics and a good reputation. If the head is enclosed or at least has a door to the head/vee berth area you have your basic work done.

Electrical outlets and shore power can be easily retrofitted to any boat. Refrigeration is also something that can be added.

Buy the boat that has the items and characteristics you need that cannot be changed and then feel free to add the rest. As always it is more important to buy a good boat than one that looks great on paper for its features ...

My opinion only ... but we stay on board a 26'' boat Fri & Sat nights with two adults & two children from May thru Sept.

Regards,

Mike Hoyt
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

By choosing to post the reply above you agree to the rules you agreed to when joining Sailnet.
Click Here to view those rules.

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the SailNet Community forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
Please note: After entering 3 characters a list of Usernames already in use will appear and the list will disappear once a valid Username is entered.
User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.




Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools

 
Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may post attachments
You may edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Cruising beginner Seanmc Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 7 09-01-2014 10:13 AM
What would you buy for $100,000? swo104 Boat Review and Purchase Forum 130 08-30-2013 11:51 AM
the perfect 20'' cruising boat? jbarros Boat Review and Purchase Forum 14 04-18-2004 06:45 PM
buying first boat jerrycooper14 Boat Review and Purchase Forum 21 04-23-2002 02:15 PM
Cape of Good Hope cruising route seerose Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 0 12-09-2001 08:07 AM


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 04:50 PM.

Add to My Yahoo!         
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
SEO by vBSEO 3.6.1
(c) Marine.com LLC 2000-2012

The SailNet.com store is owned and operated by a company independent of the SailNet.com forum. You are now leaving the SailNet forum. Click OK to continue or Cancel to return to the SailNet forum.