We have all fantasized about a bigger... boat, right?! Be honest. But does size really matter? When utilizing our small spaces to our advantage is the name of the cruising game what's to be said for the size of the ship? Is it really all about the motion in the ocean? Is it really about square footage? Can sailing around the on a 27' boat be just as comfortable as say, a 50' boat? Let's see what you - the people, had to say.
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Topic Coordinator: Jessica (Project Motor Boat)
Melody on S/V Vacilando explains her excitement on storage space when moving up from a Tartan 27' to their current boat, a Cal 35'.
Jessica (moi) of Project Motor Boat asks the age-old question and gives us Five Reasons Why the search for a sailboat with 3 "true" cabins landed them with (dun, dun, dun)... a power boat!
Brittany of Windtraveler has several blog posts on the topic.
Mike on Zero to Cruising! writes about Big Cats: Catamarans, that is!
Jesse K of s/v Smitty describes all the features that make "The Right Boat", for them!
Jessica on S/V Serendipity and TMF: Topic Coordinator writes on MJSailing about their move from a "weekender" to a "cruiser" and a visit to the Annapolis Boat Show that brings the realization that 34' is plenty big!
Alan, author of Art Of Hookie, describes why a smaller boat reaps larger rewards!
Melissa, Little Cunning Plan, allows us to see inside their thought process as they are romanced by a huge, gorgeous old boat.
A great little article gives us insight as to what exactly changed when this couple, Beth & Evan went up ten feet!
Mike, Síochána, writes about how size does and doesn't matter on land as well as on sea.
Ellen, The Cynical Sailor and His Salty Sidekick, compares boat shopping to jeans shopping - you want to buy a boat that doesn't make your "bum" look big!
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