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If you found this blog via a link from a cruising site ~ we did cruise Mexico on our Ocean 49 cat for a season. See the first text box on the right for links to our preparations, trip down Baja, life in Mexico, cruising and trip back up to SoCal. Unfortunately we are back to the grind in the USA...

Sunday, January 3, 2010

"Thistle" is For Sale!

Our beautiful ex-boat "Thistle" is for sale!
Click on the post title above or here.This is a GREAT boat!
Quick way to get to Santa Cruz Island and you will be amazed at some of the boats you can pass to weather...

11 comments:

jomamma said...

Nice, no pigeons.

Travis and Maggie said...

how did you guys like the mono vs. the cat?

Jim and Heather on Meerkat said...

Well as the saying goes, "Once you go flat, you never go back..." The space on the cat is awesome, the comfort at anchor is amazing, the lack of heeling over, it's way less tiring on a long passage, I feel safer, it's faster, two engines make for if one breaks you still can get in somewhere, I could go on and on... Sorry! I only know of one couple that bought a cat, then went back, but they bought the wrong cat! They were on our boat and the wife said if they had bought this one they would have kept it...
If you get a chance to go sailing on a modern cat, try it :)

lisa said...

hey, Heather & Jim
My first time commenting on a blog... Intended to drop you a line, anyway, and saw the
"for sale" - what's going on? ox (lisa rossi, by the way)

jomamma said...

Maggie did you know she has a washer on her cat too..... (Martha Stewart goes to sea.)

Jim and Heather on Meerkat said...

And a bathtub. Don't forget the bathtub Jomamma! I am a clean Martha Stewart goes to sea...

LISA!!!!!!! Well the blog kind of tells you what I have been up to. How are you????? I suck at email these days because I email all day long at work. Are you on facebook? Tried to find you on it. I promise to catch ip with you soon - I will be less busy in 3 weeks. Love you!!!

Anonymous said...

Heathrow! I really enjoyed reading your blog again....you're the greatest...think we'll sign you up with Doubleday books or Penquin! Very interesting and thanks for keeping our record alive on journey down Pacific side with your darling....love you!LLLL

Travis and Maggie said...

Wow, a washer and a tub! That's sooooo powerboat... (we're planning on both of those for L.M., hopefully, maybe, oh please, please, please let it be so...)

jomamma said...

I can't wait to see LM in all her shining glory.

Alaskan Dave Down Under said...

Just looking at the pic tells me Thistle would be a beast upwind in heavy wind --I mean this in a good way! A nice, classic, to-weather, hull.

After looking at the price... WOW! If had the bucks laying around I'd buy it and have a crew sail her down here. I can dream, can't I?

Nishant said...

If you get a chance to go sailing on a modern cat, try it

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