Re: Wish I Had The Boat Builder/Dealer Do It!
OPC.. I hope you're frequenting the 'interesting sailboat' thread that PCP is maintaining. He's got all the latest and greatest, and it's pretty clear that Europe is leading North America on this front. Also member Hannah2 is awaiting a new build Boreal, which fits into your aluminum/lift keel genre.
Lots of good reading and research half done for you already.
1984 Fast/Nicholson 345 "FastForward"
".. there is much you could do at sea with common sense.. and very little you could do without it.."
Capt G E Ericson (from "The Cruel Sea" by Nicholas Monsarrat)