Forgot to add - Bob Perry visits here? Must be an honor for sailnet. The man is in eveything I read about sailing...:-) I suppose if he said yay or nay to my not so concise questions, all fears would be fully alleviated.. Not that I dont trust the nice people who have helped already...Still.....:-)
If I won the lottery the first thing I would do, before going to disney, would be to have him design a boat for me! he was chatting a lot on the advantages of steel boats post a lot, I got bored as the thread was drifting all over the place.