Mike and Lois Fannon used to sit on their houseboat listening to visiting cruisers talk about doing the Great Loop. At one point a few years ago, they looked at each other and said, “We should do this.”
Looking for a used boat can be a little like fishing. You cast, reel in and see what you’ve got on the hook. Thumbing through the classifieds, Chris Frosina and his wife, Ayse, came up with a keeper in the 1974 Chris-Craft 360 Commander Tournament Fisherman.
Tom Marquis has owned a series of boats: a 22-foot Bayliner, a 19-foot Grady-White and, most recently, a 26-foot Glacier Bay power cat. On the sail side, he has skippered a Flying Scott, an O’Day and a 26-foot Tanzer, and raced as crew on a 44-foot Cherubini and a 42-foot Beneteau.
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