Originally Posted by sailingdog
That's why your boat is considered a motorsailor...not a true sailboat...
It may be a "true" motorsailor sd, but it can sail decent circles around many other mono-hulls I've encountered . . without engine power.
Like packing a very big gun under my vest, it's there when I need it and earns some respect in most of the world as a true-blue passagemaker (unlike some 28 ft tri-hull trailer-sailors I know of
"Best-built motorsailer in the world" they say.