Thank you True Blue
For your detailed answer.
Sailing performance, at least the way I see it, is less important as safety issues. Indeed the slide doors on the pilot house sides do seems to raise questions. If there is a solution to that problem it would be intersting to hear.
Owning a nauticat is adream of mine. I do quite a bit of reading and still struggling to figure out wich type of nauticat would serve my plans best.