Originally Posted by tdw
btw...the Tayana 42 was designed by Robert Harris not Stan Huntingford and to my mind is the superior boat as is the Bob Perry designed Valiant. Perry once remarked that while SH did some nice boats there was nothing he ever did that someone else hadn't already done better (or words to that effect). Bit harsh but probably true.
Thanks for the correction, td...that's true, of course, about Robert Harris, and Perry's comments re Huntingford have the ring of truth too for the most part.
Nice summary on the P42, by the way, from one who's "been there tried that".