Monthly Archives: February 2016

On paper, the VAT is supposed to be straightforward, especially when you’re used to the overall complexity of the French tax system. You pay a 20% on new manufactured products, end of story. In other words, used boats should be completely out-of-scope. Of course, this would be too simple. Actually, […]

VAT madness

When we started visiting boats, we didn’t have a clue what we wanted. Six month and a few nautical shows later, we have a better idea of what criteria are important to us.  Looking for a sailboat without a clear idea of what you need is not unlink looking for a […]

Looking for the perfect sailboat

This time it’s decided, we’re leaving ! We don’t have a boat yet, but there’s no turning back. I’ve leaved my job as a software programmer, and Sarah has promised not to enroll in yet-another masters degree this year (it would only be the 4th) Anyway, we’ve been bragging about our little […]

It’s on !