You definitely hit the weather on the nail head...This year in particular has had Hot weather with wind...not always the case and usually the opposite.
Your comment about sailing when the kids are young has been the most upsetting factor of our current boat ordeal..My oldest now is close to flying the coop, has a full time job and boyfriend..Daddys little girls are aging and we just missed or third sailing season in a row....I have too quit thinking about it or I will get myself all worked up again.
Glad you enjoyed yourself.
"Go Simple...Go Large"
Relationships are everything to me..everything else in life are just tools to enhance them.
The purchase price of a boat is just the admittance fee to the dance...you still have to spend money on the girl...so court one with something going for her with pleasing and desirable character traits others desire as well... or you could find yourself in a disillusioned relationship contemplating an expensive divorce.