""""I read that kevlar-infused hulls are actually more susceptible to sea water if the gel coat is compromised and that carbon fiber isn't a...
Yea. I agree.
But there's a lot of old trawlers in the 50ish ft range trotting around with them under the bonnet.
The old Cat's a lovely slow...
Those ADD ONS are all well and good. But. Talk to some people that have those boats and any of it calks when days or a week out to sea....
I've only seen the 48 and smaller Selene over here. But there are a few 50plus Nordhavens.
The one thing I notice about them when I'm out...
And a coupla mixes of Araldite to glue the keel back on.
That'll take some finding. lying flat on bottom.
They'll need some good Sonar...
Sorry to hear that lad.
You're the first I've heard of with problems from Yanmar. But I'm pretty much out of the circle nowadays.
I've had a coupla Yanmar auxhiliary's on prev yachs. Yrs ago.
They are. at that size.
Just basic cone clutches. running in oil....
Could be wrong.
I'm dredging 55 plus yr old memories here. Pre '56..
I'm sure Hundestadt build early 2 Strokers.
Could have been a...
Keep your Gardeners.
They and Kelvins. were the best 4 strokers around.
Wichman and Hundestadt. were the best two strokers.
Personally I wouldn't recommend anything over around the 50\55ft for a couple. No matter what the ages.
A 100ft is fine while things working...
Here in Queensland/ the UV is one of highest indexes in the world.
Sun gets everything.
I've had a few yachts over the yrs. Timber. and...
Talking about "Captains".
We travel up to 6 months of the yr in Planes
The best trip we ever had . Landing. twice with same capt.
That's what I'm looking for.
I'm looking at a vessel around the 55 to 70 ft length.
Up $1.5mill AUD. Max.
Don't know if I'm on the right page here but.
I'm an Australian. Looking to buy a boat in USA Keep her there for a coupla yrs. Then...
Suitability for use.
Going by all the details given. Here and elsewhere
She'd be near perfect.
Maybe a tad more flare in bow for lift?....