So I am starting a new thread in light of the closing of my last one "Watkins 27 Thoughts and advice". Unfortunately the Watkins I was looking at was scraped and I wasn't able to get her.
On the bright side; I can now pursue a vessel that offers blue water sailing...
So I have been following this website for a while. Tons of useful information and helpful folks all centered around sailing and making it more fun. I have been specifically looking at all the Watkins 27 threads I can find here. However, I still have a few questions as a prospective W27 owner...
I want to sail from California to Brazil. go south down past mexico past Central America, through the panama canal. out the other side down to Brazil to a small town called paracuru. I would spend my summers there as a boy. iam originally from brazil also Fortaleza where my journey would...
I'm beginning to look into purchasing a sailboat for cruising. I am in the SF Bay Area, so that is where most of the cruising will be done for now. I am in no rush to buy before I've done my homework, nor am I in a rush to get out into the blue water before I've done my homework, but...
Looking to upsize to a 45-50 footer.
Criteria are (in no order of importance):
Comfortable passage making
Minimum 3 cabins plus saloon
Owners stateroom for at anchor plus passage berths for when not.
Budget £80 - £100k
Not much to...
Crew From Brooklyn, NY to Ponce Inlet, FL - May 13 2012
Experienced middle age couple needs crew for 40ft Leopard catamaran from Brooklyn, NY to Ponce Inlet, Florida. 2007 boat, excellent condition. Crew must have blue water sailing experience. Departing NY on or about May 13, 2012. Boat to...