Welcome aboard! Your timeline gives you time to study & digest the information you'll need to make a decision.
Get aboard actual boats, speak to folks who are actually doing what you plan. Get familiar with what's available. This venue is a great source of information and unlimited opinion. I'm not sure YouTube is the best source since many of those "experts" are so after having bought a boat and a video cam.
Their primary objective is to get traffic & clicks.
Remember, you don't know what you don't know. Any choice will be a compromise, and it's likely that without some real experience, your 1st choice may not be your best work.