Our New Boat

This time, we really did it! It’s a 1999 Gemini 105M catamaran, very similar to the aborted deal. Well, except that she’s in much better condition.

It’s been a long and hectic three weeks of looking at boats, buying this one and then getting her ready to store for the hurricane season. ¬†We’re both thrilled and exhausted!

More info will be coming but just a few photos for now.

Galley (yes, there are a couple of bleach stains on the counter . . .)

Saloon

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6 Comments
  • Verona
    Posted at 19 April 2014 Reply

    Congratulations! I have been watching your story as it progresses and felt bad, when the last boat proved to be not what you had hoped for. Nice to have such a selection in the south to choose from. Am sure you will enjoy outfitting her. Such fun!

  • Mark and Cindy - s/v Cream Puff
    Posted at 19 April 2014 Reply

    Very happy for you. Congratulations!

    We hope to “bump” into you at a beautiful anchorage someday soon.

    Mark and Cindy
    s/v Cream Puff
    http://www.creampuff.us

  • Waterwoman
    Posted at 19 April 2014 Reply

    Carolyn, I’ve been away & missed all your excitment. What wonderful news! I’m so happy for you & your hubby. What plans after hurricane season? Or did I miss that post too?
    She is a beauty, and I imagine a bit different to acclimate to after your last boat.

    s/v Ramblin’

  • Duff
    Posted at 22 April 2014 Reply

    Congratulations on you new boat, I am very jealous.
    It must be hard to do that final close up of the hatches and door…. I can imagine as you were walking away, you were already picturing in your mind what you want to do to add you own special touch. I am sure you will enjoy the planning, and putting those plans into action.
    The fun begins.

  • Cathy s/v ORION
    Posted at 24 April 2014 Reply

    Congrats on your new Cat! As a Cat owner in La Paz, I can tell you that life aboard a Cat is amazing, particularly with the stability of the boat, and the many things that you will never need to stow before a trip. You’ll love your galley options for storage, etc. Best of luck, & looking forward to hearing more of your move-in stories. CM

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