Congrats and welcome to Sailnet.
FP39s are proven oceangoing boats... one even took part in one of the solo RTW races some time back. Enjoy!
1984 Fast/Nicholson 345 "FastForward"
".. there is much you could do at sea with common sense.. and very little you could do without it.."
Capt G E Ericson (from "The Cruel Sea" by Nicholas Monsarrat)