Originally Posted by Bardo
I went on-board the Luders yesterday. Not a bad boat, but I agree with your cautions. For purity of line and sea-kindliness I don't know that I can much improve on my B29. How about the larger Bristols? Do they have the same strengths as the B29? I understand the difference between the first and second gen boats, and steer away from 29.9 and its fellows.
Why steer away from a 29.9?
I bought one last year, against Jeff H's advice. He was all thumbs-up on the Bristol 34 and thumbs-down on the 29.9, which I don't understand, because the lines are pretty similar.