Several threads here on SN about Seafarers. The last link, post #6 has some typically informed views by our Jeff H
Anyone else own a Seafarer?
Seafarer 29 CB sailboat swing keel
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)