Or, obviously the Laurin 32 is a faster sailing boat than the Passport 40...and by a wide margin
Originally Posted by PCP
.. that does not prove nothing except the boat is much better sailed than those bigger ones. ...
You (and others) said that a modern performance cruiser loaded would not be faster than an old design with full keel loaded. Here you just don't have any performance cruiser with the size of that old keeler and you just don't have the number of boats to take any relevant conclusion.