I am currently preparing my second boat to retire on it and go sailing. This preparation is done as much as possible by myself.
This gives me the possibility to learn as much as possible, while also saving some money (if not inmediately, then in the future because I will know how to do it ...)
But as this is done while I'm working full-time, this takes a lot of time (and I am in no hurry)
Some details on my second boat, a Trisbal 36:
desigedn by the "Bureau d'étude trismus" (architecte J.P. Brouns)
construction by "Les chantiers maritimes de Paimpol et Fécamps" in Brittany (France) in 1978