Joined to learn as much as possible. And I'm old enough to know that the stupidest question is the one that never gets asked.
My working career covered 26+ years in the f/g yacht manufacturing business. I retired in 1999 and my wife and I are now empty nesters. Being around boats for so many years, I have the urge to boat. I have been exposed to sail, power and long range cruisers. I prefer the slow live aboard style of boating and I have been perusing the trawler ads. Looking at something 28' to 35'. Something good as a looper. Single screw.
I stumbled across your forum and found it interesting, so I thought that I would join and learn. I am a North Carolina Tar Heel living in Nova Scotia since 1999.