If you had $100,000 for your boat, refit and add extras if needed, watermaker, Reverse A/C, electronics... for a total of $100,000
Would you buy an older boat in the 37 - 45 foot for less than $50k or so and then replace everything, electronics, sails, rigging, motor rebuild.. that sort of refit
Buy a newer boat for much closer to $100k and then just hope most things don't need immediate repair/replacement? like a
Since we are going to be retired I am not overly worried about how fast I get there as am I having fun on the way there.. Comfort and keeping the better half having fun and seeing the world is the goal
. So I don't really want to be roughing it too much.
We are looking to retire in a year or so and are really starting the shopping process...
Want to cruise the usual, Caribbean all the way down to South America and then maybe a RTW after a year or two shake down of the boat?
So Newer and less comfort and options or older and really tricked out?