The mooring costs of both these types of vessel, the long-keeler and the the small trailer-sailor, do not have be high either and to give an example Maldon council moorings are surprisingly reasonable at just over a hundred quid. Here are the current charges from the council website. The figures on the right are VAT.
|Mooring Registration Fee||£104.17||£20.83|
|Up to 7.99 Metres||£91.67||£18.33|
|8.00 to 9.99 Metres||£154.17||£30.83|
|10.00 to 14.99 Metres||£208.33||£41.67|
|15.00 Metres and above||£275.00||£55.00|
I've had a quick look through the listings on Ebay and there is a plethorough of small boats at bargain prices. If you are looking for a small cruiser then now is as good as any to make that purchase.
Here are a few available right now. Express Pirate Corribee Halcyon 27 Vivacity 20