So you have been frustrated with the high prices of new multihulls, but your inner devil is telling you that you desperately “need” a boat? Don’t despair. You can save alot of money if you are ready to compromise.
Read Gregor Tarjan’s article in SAIL magazine about 10 Cruising Cats that you can buy at a relative bargain. Depending on your budget you can spend 50-450,000 US$ and cast off from land-based existence. Will the bargain catamaran be perfect ? No, of course not. But if you are ready to roll-up your sleeves and slowly improve your boat, it might be well worth to set sail earlier rather than wait until you have earned your cruising budget for a new boat.
As we always say. “Its not the boat that you are on that is as important as who you are with, your attitude and the fact that you are ‘doing it’ !