Selecting a boat

Two weeks and 13 boats later, we decided on Troubador, a 40’ Tashing Tashiba Baba in Annapolis.  She is fully equipped and ready to go.   The owners have been sailing her from Maine to the Bahamas for the last 5 years which is what we hope to do in the next year (in reverse).  We are thrilled.  We celebrated on our back deck last night with a yummy dinner prepared by Graham.  The timeline now is as follows: it should take about 3-4 weeks to take ownership and we have to move out of our house by 9/26 anyway.  So we will move aboard in Annapolis for 4-5 weeks, maybe sail her up to Alexandria for a sendoff and then travel to Hampton, VA somewhere in the last week of October to prepare for the rally to the Caribbean which will begin around 11/7/11.

5 thoughts on “Selecting a boat

  1. Mike Carey

    AH Capt Jack Sparrow be warned….Capt Matty and first mates Amy & Graham are foot loose on the waters of the east coast. Watch your port side matties….the priates be warned and aware. I hope you folks have an awesome experience and if you ever traverse the Panama Canal and make it to my coast make sure to bring some stories to share.


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