Well she was not in sailable condition when we bought her, all the rigging needs to be replaced, she has a furling main and foresail and both furlers were locked up. we motored to the marina she's at now, and started the refit, when the electrical is finished the fuel and potable tanks are next, then the sanitation system, then the rigging, so I am shooting for a shakedown sail late this summer.
Interesting. Out of curiosity, roughly what are you expecting to spend on the rigging?
Is she a ketch or the sloop?
Have you priced out the tankage replacement?
My first passage will be getting her home from Oriental, NC (either inland via the ICW/Chesapeake, or some offshore towards New York if the weather is ideal) and the rigging is certainly in good enough shape for it (changed in 2009). I'm targeting end of april, and I'll gladly share my impressions.
It will be interesting, coming up from a MacGregor 26X.
I've crewed aboard a Fast Passage 39, a few CSes, a Nonsuch, and done some offshore work aboard a Nordhavn 47 trawler, but I've only ever owned/captained my little trailer sailor. Should be good times!