We found the boat. We love the boat. We have the boat under contract. The next step was to get the boat surveyed (or inspected) and take her out on the water to see how she sails. At the recommendation of our broker, we contacted Alan Gaidelis with Bayside Marine Surveying, Inc. to schedule a … Continue reading Survey and Sea Trial: The Final Decision Maker
Category: Boat Shopping
We made an offer and…we’re UNDER CONTRACT!
After spending the weekend looking at a variety of boats in Virginia and Maryland, we used the 5 hour drive back home to do a whole lot of talking! Pros, cons, strengths and weaknesses – we covered it ALL in those 5 hours! Where we ended up was pretty simple – considering our current plan … Continue reading We made an offer and…we’re UNDER CONTRACT!
Boat Shopping: Round 2
2007 Bavaria 46 Boat Name: Quest $158,000 OVERVIEW: JUST Reduced $40,000 for quick sale. Great 3 Stateroom Layout With A Big Salon & Galley. Great Electronics, Bow Thruster, & Much More. This Bavaria 46 Is Designed & Lives Much Bigger Then 46′ Feet. SPECIFICATIONS: Length: 46 feet, LOA: 47.24 feet, Beam: 14 feet 3 inches, Draft: 6 … Continue reading Boat Shopping: Round 2
Boat Shopping: Round 1
2001 PDQ 36 Boat Name: Jalapeño $135,000 OVERVIEW: Jalapeno is in very nice condition, has a great layout and is well equipped for extended cruising. With autopilot, radar, GPS/Chartplotter, watermaker, solar panels, wind generator, electric windlass, portable Honda generator, RIB dinghy on davits, LED lighting and custom shade bimini extension to hardtop she is a … Continue reading Boat Shopping: Round 1
2018 Annapolis Spring Sailboat Show Review
After going to the US Sailboat Show in the fall, we knew that making it to the Spring Sailboat Show this year was a priority. What we didn’t know was that spring wasn’t going to be quite ready for spring-like weather in the middle of April! No matter, we braved the chilly temperatures and made … Continue reading 2018 Annapolis Spring Sailboat Show Review
US Sailboat Show 2017 Review
We left home bright and sunshiney early on Saturday, 10/7/2017, en route to the US Sailboat Show. The traffic was pretty light, surprisingly, and the drive was pretty uneventful except for a piece of a tractor trailer hitting the windshield of Josh’s truck, clipping along at 70mph. Hopefully it will be fixable and not require … Continue reading US Sailboat Show 2017 Review