If you want something small and stable to learn on try looking at West Wight Potter. I know they have a 15' (not sure of cost) but much more boat to work with. Here's a link to info on a new one, but they are available used.
West Wight Potter
hunter Legend 37 Semper Paratus
Formerly - Tartan 34C Yawl
Last edited by T34C; 06-06-2007 at 10:00 PM.