Alternatives to the Bravo
Hi, long island --
I responded brusquely to your inquiry about "subject matter experts" the other day, mostly because an expert, say, on rebuilding a diesel engine or anchorages on St. John's may not know anything about, say, boats under 10 feet. Now that you've identified a boat that appeals to you, folks who can help can and will weigh in.
I agree with knotaloud that the Bravo is a toy, and not a very well-built one at that.
What is it about the Bravo that appeals to you? Cost, "catamaran" design, size, beachability? Tell us what qualities you want in a small boat and maybe we'll be able to point you in the right direction.