Where to start?
Some years ago during a trip to Tasmania on our motorcycle, I had too many beers and decided I would like to sail round Australia one day!
Tonia’s response was something like “that’s nice darling” and immediately went back to level 2 bazillion in candy crush.
Well that wasn’t a no!
Anyway that started nearly 3 years of research and looking at boats for sale, yes there are a lot of boats for sale. It probably took an hour to decide that “pretty” boats would never be in my budget and that cheap boats were cheap for a very good reasons.
So at a car rally at Lakes Entrance I ran into a good friend of mine Andrew, and Andrew sells boats. He sells catamarans and they cost more than pretty boats.
The conversation went something like this:
Greg: Andrew I am looking for a monohull
Andrew: I don’t sell mono’s
Greg: That’s great! Plenty of people with monohulls upgrade to cat’s, next time you get someone wanting to trade one in tell them it’s worth nothing but you know a guy that might take it off their hands.
Andrew: Haha, oh hang on a minute I might know of a boat for you……
So that’s how we found Ocean Piper.