When looking for a used boat, the local waters often help determine the size and type to go after. Take New Jersey’s coastal waters, inlets and Barnegat Bay. The near-shore waters and inlets can change quickly, and the waters in the bay are shallow and often choppy. Even the coastal waters can quickly change.
It’s amazing how much you can do with a small boat. Rick Davis and his wife, Lindsay, along with their 5-year-old daughter, Cate, certainly get enough fun per foot out of their Grady-White Tarpon 190.
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.”
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