Browsing Category : Seeking… the right boat

Florida Bound


“Everyone arrives somewhere, but very few people arrive somewhere on purpose”  (Unknown) Sunday June 25th, Mirimar Beach, Florida, 83 degrees, 99% humidity 🙂 Good last week in Boerne saying goodbye (for a bit) to family and friends.  Sunday lunch with Cindy’s parents & Jim & Marvilyn.  Dinner Tuesday evening with Greg and Amy Lewis (talking about my son Ben’s Vlog…

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Weekly recap, Sunday morning


From a scene from “Captain Ron” (quite possibly the best movie ever made…:) Benjamin Harvey: [Overhearing his parents] Wow. We’re getting a boat? Too cool. Katherine Harvey: Ben, remember our discussion about eavesdropping? Benjamin Harvey: Okay. But we’re getting a boat? Katherine Harvey: Your father and I have to talk about it. Benjamin Harvey: Alright. We’re getting a boat. —————————————————————————————————————…

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Midweek visit with Phil Berman


“Get wisdom… it’s worth more than money; choose insight over income every time” Pr. 16:16 A good visit Wednesday with Phil Berman of the Multihull company.  We’ve decided to use him as a buyer’s broker to help in the search for the right catamaran (see previous post).  Thought it would be good to jot down some thoughts while they are…

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Using a buyer’s broker: Phil Berman of The Multihull Company


“The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.”   ― Socrates While researching catamarans and looking for advice I kept coming across some great articles written by Phil Berman of The Multihull Company.  Phil is something of a sage among Hobie Cat sailors for his books about sailing the Hobie 16 and Hobie 18 (my all time favorite). One of…

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Sources for boat search?


Part of the fun process of searching for the “right” boat is looking at tons of ads on websites. Which ones do you use? Here are a few I’m finding helpful at this time: catamaransite.com (for sale by owner listings) yachtworld.com (for sale by broker listings… comprehensive & easy to search) sailboatlistings.com  (for sale by owner listings… many outdated still…

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Weekly recap: Recovering from travel & Using a Boat Search Consultant


Saturday morning, up at 3:33am after collapsing into bed Friday afternoon.  Still physically on Brisbane time after a long 36 hour trip back to CA.  Flights went smooth (with no delays and our luggage arrived with us this time!) My son Ben met us at the Sacramento airport with some Chipotle Mexican food which was a wonderful welcome back.  He…

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