OK so there was no chance for a sea trial, but I was hoping for an engine start at least. So I paid an additional fee to have the mechanics that had previously installed the Yanmar engine run the engine on the hard as part of the survey; this meant hooking up a hose to the raw water intake and doing ... Read More about Just finish the survey man!
The broker did seem rather motivated to close the sale and have Wanda off his books, and set a pretty tight closing date of about 4 days. That meant I had 4 days to find a surveyor, have the survey done, review the survey and discuss any concerns before committing to the sale or withdrawing (citing ... Read More about Survey
'be careful what you wish for' These were the sage words of advice from the broker when confirming that my offer on Wanda had been accepted. Wanda is a Hallberg Rassy 352, a truly beautiful Swedish designed yacht; well built, sea kindly and classy. And always beyond my boating budget's ... Read More about Hallberg Rassy 352 Restoration