Originally Posted by sailingdog
West Wights are also fairly heavy for their size. Nearly 500 lbs. for the 15'. The Hobie Cat 16 is only 320 lbs. The Sunfish is less than 200 lbs.
He said he wanted a small trailerable boat, not a briefcase. How many small trailerable boats do you know that are good to learn on, safe in many sea states, and can sail a ways away from the beach? He was asking about how far off shore he could go. I'm not sure a Sunfish is going to fit the bill.