Originally Posted by MrPelicano
In the meantime, the more I read the Interesting Boats forum, the harder it is becoming to choose the right boat for performance cruising. Once again, I blame the Europeans for designing and building one amazing boat after another, each one intriguing and enticing. I love J/Boats as much as the next person, but there is nothing like this going on in the United States today. Indeed, without J/Boats I would say the U.S. boat building business would basically be dead.
It's interesting to read this as I have been saying this also. All of the interesting racer/cruisers, performance cruisers are all from Europe. with little or no representation in the US.