Re: Wood this be a fast boat?
How big of a smile she puts on your face is far more important than an extra half knot of boat speed -- unless you're a racer and then you're not looking at this boat anyway.
How a boat makes you feel is an intangible but it just may be her most important attribute...
95 Catalina 30 Island Time
“The sail, the play of its pulse so like our own lives: so thin and yet so full of life, so noiseless when it labors hardest, so noisy and impatient when least effective." - Henry David Thoreau