Cruiser Wiki Click Here to Login

Join Cruiser Log Today

Cruiser Log World Cruising & Sailing Forums

Cruiser Log World Cruising & Sailing Forums (https://www.cruiserlog.com/forums/)
-   The Tavern | Welcome Aboard (https://www.cruiserlog.com/forums/f27/)
-   -   Hello from South Africa! (https://www.cruiserlog.com/forums/f27/hello-from-south-africa-10533.html)

Rudix 12-16-2021 02:14 PM

Hello from South Africa!
 
Hi everyone!

I just joined here, seems like a nice community with lots of interesting posts.

I am looking at returning to cruising after a 21 year break! Back then I "swallowed the anchor" due to family pressure, health issues (back problem) and finances in 2000. I sold my yacht and restarted my career getting stuck into other hobbies like building/flying 3 different airplanes.

Now, 21 years later I am recently retired, my back is fixed, family pressures are gone and I have some "spare" money so I am looking at acquiring a yacht again.

Initially I just want to do some local sailing around Knysna and up and down the coast here in South Africa but extending into the Indian ocean would be a logical option and after that who knows.......

This time I am not planning on selling everything and I will keep my house and vehicles as a "home port" to return to if I feel like it even if it is only for short periods.

We will be 2 people and 3 cats! Size of yacht has not been decided but I want something comfortable and maybe not too large, I want a yacht that can be sailed single handed if needed by a "not so young anymore" person. I have started looking around, hopefully the right yacht will be found soon.

So thanks in advance for advice and information that will make my "return" easier!

frimi_captain 01-05-2022 01:39 AM

Good boat maybe
 
There is a Farr Munn for sale in Cape Town that might fit your requirements.


What are you willing to spend.



How far outside are you planning to go?


Fair Winds, Regards Tom Bodine


All times are GMT. The time now is 12:40 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 4
Copyright ©2000 - 2022, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
SEO by vBSEO 3.6.0

Our Communities

Our communities encompass many different hobbies and interests, but each one is built on friendly, intelligent membership.

» More about our Communities

Automotive Communities

Our Automotive communities encompass many different makes and models. From U.S. domestics to European Saloons.

» More about our Automotive Communities

RV & Travel Trailer Communities

Our RV & Travel Trailer sites encompasses virtually all types of Recreational Vehicles, from brand-specific to general RV communities.

» More about our RV Communities

Marine Communities

Our Marine websites focus on Cruising and Sailing Vessels, including forums and the largest cruising Wiki project on the web today.

» More about our Marine Communities


All times are GMT. The time now is 12:40 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 4
Copyright ©2000 - 2022, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
SEO by vBSEO 3.6.0
×